Health

Take Action on Radon

This November, as part of National Radon Action Month, Health Canada is encouraging Canadians to take the time to test their homes for radon.
Radon is a radioactive gas produced by the breakdown of uranium in the ground. It can easily enter homes undetected through cracks and gaps in the floors, walls, windows and doors.

Senior caregivers need care, too 

According to Statistics Canada, there are over eight million Canadians providing unpaid care to spouses or other loved ones due to a physical or cognitive condition, an injury or a chronic illness. Many of these caregivers are seniors themselves.

IS EGG FREEZING RIGHT FOR YOU?

Women are feeling and looking younger than ever. But no matter how good we look and feel for our age, 40 is not the new 30 when it comes to fertility. Recent studies have shown that many women have no idea how quickly their fertility begins to decline after age 35.

Eight indoor exercises that can keep you Fit

The lockdown made us aware of life’s crucial nuances in keeping a healthy lifestyle and a motivated mind. We could make the most of our experience by kickstarting exercises that can rejuvenate the mind and the body even without stepping out of our homes.

THE HEPATITIS C MIRACLE – FROM DISCOVERY TO CURE

HepC treatment is publicly funded in Canada, and Canada has also signed on to the World Health Organization 2030 HepC elimination effort. The goal of the global elimination effort is to reduce the number of new hepatitis infections (hepatitis B and C) by 90% and reduce hepatitis-related mortality by 65%. However, achieving HepC elimination is challenging. This is because having an effective cure is one thing, and making that cure available to those infected is an even more excellent task.