Preventing and treating illness

How can chronic stress affect your heart?

A recent study has found a link between chronic stress and heart problems. This highlights the importance of effectively managing stress to maintain good heart health.

How can chronic stress affect your heart?

A recent study has found a link between chronic stress and heart problems. This highlights the importance of effectively managing stress to maintain good heart health.

  • March 17, 2017

    How to get rid of bunions

    Banishing bunions – those painful, bony swellings alongside the joint of your big toes – has become a lot easier, thanks to new procedures.

  • March 10, 2017

    5 dangerous food-drug interactions you can prevent

    When you take your medicine can affect its effects – and so can what you take it with. Here’s how to avoid common food-drug interactions.

  • March 03, 2017

    Is insomnia keeping you up at night?

    Dreaming of a good night's sleep? Insomnia can cause serious health problems and even shorten your life. Here’s how to get the sleep you need.

  • February 01, 2017

    Heart disease risks you might not know about

    You’ve probably heard about some common heart attack risks. But here are some others you may not be aware of – and what you can do about them.

  • January 18, 2017

    Smoking: Why it’s so hard to butt out

    Despite health warnings, tax hikes and smoking bans, you may be among the millions of Canadians who still smoke. Here are tips to help you quit.

  • January 13, 2017

    Travel tips for a healthy holiday

    Getting ready for a winter vacation? Take some simple steps now to ensure you have a healthy, trouble-free holiday.

  • November 28, 2016

    Diabetes: Playing for life

    Ottawa REDBLACKS star offensive lineman SirVincent Rogers works to help raise awareness of diabetes, the disease that has devastated his family.