There's a line in the classic musical, Showboat, that says..."it's summertime and the living is easy."
We've all been there: You sacrifice sleep for a few extra hours of work or play – but it's OK because you'll "catch up" this weekend.
When it comes to vitamins, can too much hurt you?
This week, would readers help me answer a perplexing question? Your answer could be helpful to millions of people. I'm sure that very few in Canada and the U.S. have not witnessed a friend or loved one develop Alzheimer's disease (AD). First, some of the facts about this crippling malady.
Weight control and exercise fall under the Youth Corridor umbrella for the obvious roles they play in a healthy body. Less critical, but not unimportant from our point of view, is the esthetic issue. There is little doubt that yo-yo weight gain and loss tests the capacity of skin to stretch, and then spring back into shape.
TOKYO — Toyota is introducing a wearable robotic leg brace designed to help partially paralyzed people walk.
If I were a patient, what would I want to know about the risk of treatment? Since I’ve been one a few times, let me tell you what I worried about before past medical procedures. And will there ever be truly informed patients?
Interval training is not only king of exercise, it's been declared a fountain of youth by a new study. Forget Botox and expensive creams, reach for your runners instead. High-intensity interval training increases cellular energy production that staves off aging, according to a National Institutes of Health funded study and published this month in C
Biodex is an isokinetic testing that provides valuable information to your therapist and physic...
The newest must-have trend isn’t a designer bag or an ultra-Instagrammable food monstrosity. It’s something your mom likely forced on you a six-year-old child: vitamins. Yes, something that seems so utterly unsexy is the lifestyle obsession du jour of the cool-kid crowd.
Pfizer Canada has issued a recall on one lot of EpiPen and one lot of EpiPen Jr. auto-injectors that may contain a faulty part.
Leo Durocher, the fiery win-at-all-costs baseball player, and later manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers, once remarked, "I never question the integrity of umpires. Their eyesight? Yes!" Durocher would have questioned their eyesight more if he had known they were suffering from aniseikonia - where the image in one eye is perceived as a difference in siz
Periodically, this column will focus on questions from our readers. While we cannot publish answers to all of your questions, we will try to pick those that seem to resonate through our readership.
Ask people what they know about vitamin C and some will reply it's good for preventing common colds. Maybe they'd add heart attack, if they've read my column. But ask the same question about K2 and most people will give you a blank stare. Now, Dr. Dennis Goodman, cardiologist and director of integrative medicine at New York University, says ignorin
WASHINGTON — Cancer patients often wonder “why me?” Does their tumour run in the family? Did they try hard enough to avoid risks like smoking, too much sun or a bad diet?
You think constipation isn't important? If so, an article in the American Journal of Gastroenterology suggests you'd better think again. Annually, in the U.S., 700,000 people are seen in hospital emergency wards for this problem. Since 2006 there's been a shocking 42% increase in constipation, costing 1.6 billion dollars. So what's gone wrong, and
Various King’s Family Inc. brand dumplings are being recalled because they contain egg, which is not declared on the label.
As clocks spring one hour forward Sunday, prepare to suffer some sleep loss.
Stop tapping your pencil! my teacher called out. I didn't. And one day he walked up to my desk, threw me to the front of the class, then tossed me out of the classroom. Now, a study at the University of Missouri, shows that fidgeting has health benefits!