Category: BODY HEALTH

Alcohol’s link to cancer a lot stronger than many think

Alcohol’s link to cancer a lot stronger than many think

In Canada, in 2010, some 173,800 Canadians were diagnosed with cancer and more than 76,000 died from it. Alcohol is among the top 3 leading risk factors for death from cancer worldwide. And yet Canadians as a whole are unaware that alcohol can lead to […]

Heart concerns raised about anti-smoking medication, Champix?

Heart concerns raised about anti-smoking medication, Champix?

Lung cancer is the second most common cancer among Canadian men and women and is the leading cause of cancer death. In 2010, some 25,400 Canadians will be diagnosed with lung cancer and 20,600 wil die with it. We know that tobacco use is a […]

Worried about heart disease? Consider anger management

Worried about heart disease? Consider anger management

When we think about risk factors for heart disease, we typically talk about smoking, high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity and family history as being the most significant . But did you know that your personality and behavioral pattern can also be a predictor of coronary […]