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5 Ways To Ensure A Healthier Heart

5 Ways To Ensure A Healthier Heart

(NC) Heart failure is a growing epidemic in Canada, according to a new report from the Heart and Stroke Foundation. This debilitating condition, which has no cure, is the end result of most heart disease. About 50,000 new cases of ...

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HEALTHY REASONING: Kidney Care Is Vital

HEALTHY REASONING: Kidney Care Is Vital

Photo above shows a close-up of a person hand checking blood sugar level with a glucometer. Photo credit: © Can Stock Photo Inc. AndreyPopov. By Allan Bucka Jones PRIDE Health Columnist Many of us in the Black community have chronic kidney ...

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Talking About Sensitive Health Care Issues

Talking About Sensitive Health Care Issues

Photo above is of a nurse discussing records with a senior,  female patient during a home visit. Photo courtesy of News Canada. (NC) — People share some of their most personal health information with nurses. Whether it is a sensitive ...

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Rehabilitating Hip Injuries

By Dr. Virginia Nsitem PRIDE Pain Specialist Do you experience hip pain lying on your side? Do you have difficulty walking with a full stride due to hip pain? Do you have difficulty rising from a seated position due to ...

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Top 10 Flu Survival Tips

Top 10 Flu Survival Tips

(NC) It’s that time of year again when Canadians collectively brace themselves for the inevitable spread of the flu virus. However, all is not bleak as there are steps one can take to help prevent and cope with the onslaught ...

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How The Winter Season May Affect Your Pet

How The Winter Season May Affect Your Pet

(NC) As a pet parent, you’re most likely concerned about your animal’s well-being. From slush and snow, to ice and frigid temperatures, harsh Canadian winters bring new challenges, especially for pets that are used to spending time outdoors. Pet parents ...

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