The warnings against sitting too long are frequently issued by health and fitness professionals, along with reminders to get a dose of daily exercise. While sedentary habits are definitely not the healthiest, will they result in your imminent death? According to a recent report by the International Journal of Epidemiology, the answer is no.
Those living within a 10-kilometre radius of a nuclear plant in Ontario received an unusual package in the mail recently — anti-radiation pills.
“There’s no way to treat it other than acutely, like life or death. You have to follow the diet because if they ingest the toxic sugars they can die of liver failure, brain damage or a combination of the two,” Charlotte explained.
A pair of high school students are developing a piece of potentially life-saving technology.
It’s time to MOVE to the washrooms and shave. It is the first day of November on Sunday, which also means it is the first day of Movember. During Movember people usually grow their moustaches throughout the month of November to raise awareness and funds for men’s health. As part of the challenge, participants must […]
A $100M commitment over the next five years has been made to the mental health awareness program, Bell Let’s Talk.
Dr. Natalie Archer is intimately aware of the latest form of elder abuse, especially when she hears the excuses from the caregivers of some of her older patients. “Well, my dad doesn’t talk, so he doesn’t need to have dentures,” the local dentist recounted. Or, “She’s been on IV fluids, so she just drinks out of […]
Regular customers of The Big Carrot Organic Juice Bar don’t appear to be worried about the recent hepatitis A scare. On April 11, Toronto Public Health issued a warning to customers of the juice bar, located at 348 Danforth Ave. Health officials said an employee had tested positive for the virus and anyone who’d drunk juice at the restaurant from March 17 to April 2 should be vaccinated. Customer Yan Fossat didn’t seem alarmed. “If they had found (the virus), it’s probably much safer now,” Fossat said.