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Healthcare, Exercise and your Health

August 31, 2016

The most current conventional wisdom among doctors and obesity researchers goes something like this: While people who are obese are at high risk for metabolic syndrome ― a constellation of symptoms that increase the risk for Type 2 diabetes...

August 31, 2016

We rolled up our sleeves and combed through recent Styles stories, sorting through the many tips and tricks scattered throughout. On subjects like what you wear (and what you wear under that), what you consume and how you love, here are som...

August 30, 2016

Canada needs innovative solutions to improve home and primary health care so it can match other countries including Britain and Australia, which have overcome similar problems by spending less money, Health Minister Jane Philpott says. 

It’s...

August 30, 2016

Parents who directly and actively engage their children in healthy living behaviour - instead of passively 'supporting' the behaviour - are significantly more likely to see their kids meet Canadian guidelines when it comes to physical activ...

August 29, 2016

Men in a Danish study who worked out for 30 minutes a day lost more weight than those who worked out vigorously for a full hour each day.

Here are thoughts on Why>>

August 29, 2016

In such conditions, many people choose to move their workouts into air-conditioned gyms. Whether out of necessity or by choice, others choose to continue exercising or competing outdoors. A new study of exercise in the heat provides relief...

August 28, 2016

Why does running arouse such passion? You don’t hear gleeful chortling about the health hazards to master swimmers or cross-country skiers or cyclists who do 100-mile “century” rides. 

"Too much or too intense of running, the two cardiologis...

August 28, 2016

Exercising can sometimes feel like a chore for anyone, but for children with long-term medical conditions, such as cystic fibrosis and cerebral palsy, it is unavoidable – they have to do regular physiotherapy and one of the best ways of get...

August 27, 2016

In the pursuit of excellence, many athletes take dietary supplements to help improve performance.  These supplements may provide a variety of benefits such as increasing strength, power, speed, or endurance or alternatively, by altering bod...

Virtual reality may mostly be used for gaming or entertainment, but researchers have discovered a stunning side-effect that suggests it may help restore feeling and movement in patients with seemingly irreversible spinal cord injuries, a ne...

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Tap your holiday stress-busting super power: Breathing

November 25, 2016

In the face of holiday stress, better breathing reduces physical tension, promotes mindfulness, and helps us rest. 

Despite the myriad joys the season...

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