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How to Get Ready For Your Pregnancy

How to Get Ready For Your Pregnancy

Ready to carry your baby for the next nine months? Most new moms wouldn’t think so. Here are some must-read tips for someone who has just heard the good news! Calculate The Baby’s Due Date Once you have figured out that you are pregnant, it […]

What to Expect Before, During and After Liposuction

What to Expect Before, During and After Liposuction

Liposuction is widely used as a means of fat removal for patients around the world. Performed by cosmetic surgeons and known to be a safe and effective procedure, liposuction can help people reach their desired weight through a simple treatment. Liposuction involved a physician targeting […]

Maintaining Good Health with Diet

Maintaining Good Health with Diet

What you put into your body will have the biggest impact on whether or not you are able to maintain good health. You need to be considerate of your diet to ensure that you are getting the nutrients you need each day while avoiding foods […]

Which Supplements Are Better: Herbal or Chemical Ones?

Which Supplements Are Better: Herbal or Chemical Ones?

In order to function well, the human body needs a wide array of vitamins and minerals. However, getting enough of each of them can be tricky even when complying with all the rigours necessary for a healthy lifestyle. The main problem is that most of […]

Can drinking fountains prevent childhood obesity?

Can drinking fountains prevent childhood obesity?

  Chalk up another victory for changing the environment (rather than the individual)!   This study appeared in the most recent edition of the journal Pediatrics and it details the outcome of a very simple environmental change – the installation of water fountains in elementary […]

Many parents don’t take concussions seriously enough

Many parents don’t take concussions seriously enough

We all are familiar with the word concussion. Often, we use it when talking about car accidents and trauma. I actually was surprised to read that there is no single definition for concussion. Typically, it is taken to mean some kind of traumatic event that […]

Should we always treat a fever?

Should we always treat a fever?

Fever is one of the most common symptoms that parents report running in to see their doctors. In fact, it is estimated that half of emergency room visits in children internationally is because of fever.   It is important to remember that fever is not […]

Calorie restriction during pregnancy may affect brain function later

Calorie restriction during pregnancy may affect brain function later

One of the most effective ways to postpone aging and actually increase life span is through reducing calories in a mild but chronic way. When adults have this kind of mild restriction of calories, the central nervous system actually benefits and maintains cognitive function.   […]

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 […]

Doing Better With Depression

Doing Better With Depression

It’s hardly a day goes by that we don’t read about depression and its impact on people and the economy and the toll it takes with suicide. We also read about how wonderful treatments are and how it is important to get help as soon […]