Ovarian cancer is the most fatal women’s cancer in Canada. Every day, five Canadian women die from the disease. Broader access to new therapies could significantly change the quality of life of women with ovarian cancer, leading to fuller, better and longer lives. In the struggle against this disease, an advocate, an oncologist and a patient are making every day count.
Yes, this busy decade is often full of new responsibilities, especially in terms of your health. But you don’t need to do a total medical makeover; instead, make these small adjustments to stay fit and in your prime for decades to come.
Your half-century mark is more than just a milestone birthday celebration. Preventive steps now can help you roar into your 50s with a healthy body, a strong mind, and a happy outlook.
Millions of Canadians suffer from migraines — but there is relief. Here’s what you need to know about this painful condition and how to keep it under control.
The good news is that back pain is quite treatable. But first, you need to understand which kind you suffer from and why you should avoid painkillers.
An expert gives advice on how acupuncture can actually help to treat your back issues.
Difficulty swallowing—a condition known as dysphagia—can affect anyone.
Here are 10 advances that will make your journey a little smoother.
Even if it’s just a quick sweat session, sometimes it’s not in your best interest to combine exercise with certain medications. Find out which ones could harm your health
Many diseases and conditions have their own “breathprint,” and this may soon pave the way for earlier detection and diagnosis.
According to Statistics Canada, more than 8 million Canadians are caregivers and studies show they are more likely to be women.
Find out why women usually live longer than men, plus get tips on how men can lengthen their lives.
Air pollution is on the rise and could be taking a toll on your health. Here, we count down the Canadian cities with the worst air pollution.
Shaun Francis, CEO of Medcan reveals how sitting is impacting your health, as well as a few micro things you can do anywhere to get your body moving.
Failing to apply sunscreen isn’t the only thing that makes you more likely to get sunburned — so can these habits.
With more than 20 years of experience specializing in hemophilia, a Toronto nurse shares her knowledge of treating those living with this disease.
Want relief? Follow this advice.
Stomach ulcers aren’t as common as they used to be, but many Canadians still experience these stomach sores that cause abdominal pain and more.
Think you’re the picture of perfect health? Your doctor knows better.
Antioxidants may get all the headlines, but magnesium may just be your health MVP.