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Improving Health

With all the problems that we have to deal with in the modern world, from traffic jams to climate change, from bullying to terrorism, there is one problem that is tied into all the others, that affects almost everyone, that often leads to illness and devalues our quality of life. But stress doesn’t always get a fair shake as far as problems go. We fundraise to fight cancer and hold marches to increase awareness of homophobia, but it’s very hard to find a politician going on about stress.

04/15/2019

On a September day in 2007, two grade twelve students in Nova Scotia changed the world. That day, they observed a grade nine student being bullied and harassed because he decided to wear a pink shirt for the first day of school. The grade nine student was gay, the bullies were straight, but that didn’t stop the duo from taking action.

04/01/2019

If you’re a Canadian adult, you might have been in a pharmacy hundreds of times in your life, and you probably have a pretty good idea of what they do. For many of us, a pharmacy is where we go on occasion on our way home from the doctor’s office, when we’re sick, or when our kids are sick and we need one-time medication to deal with it.

01/07/2019

The holidays are here! For many Canadians, this is a time of joy and wonder. A time to take some much-deserved time off; a time to reconnect with family, and a time to focus on relaxation and fun for a change. Good for you. Enjoy!

Of course, the holidays also come with some potential risks to your health, but the best way to avoid those Grinch-like outcomes is to be aware of them. With that, please enjoy (and be mindful of) our 12 days of holiday hazards…

12/17/2018

As another Movember winds down and men everywhere prepare to pick up neglected razors and lose that manly handlebar, pencil or chevron ‘stache, we look at how the Movember movement is helping men everywhere lose a little bit of their ‘manliness’, in the interest of good health and spending more time with loved ones. Here’s how and why ‘being a man’ became uncool…

11/28/2018

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