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Sex As We Age: A Taboo Even For Doctors

Sex As We Age: A Taboo Even For Doctors

NC – According to the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), 45% of the U.S. population will be 50 and over by next year. This means about half of women in North America are approaching or passing through stages of ...

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Treatment For Opioid Addiction Begins With The Facts

Treatment For Opioid Addiction Begins With The Facts

NC – Canada is in the midst of a public health crisis with rising rates of addiction to prescription opioids (pain relievers like OxyContin). Here, Dr. Bordman, a physician with a practice in addiction and pain, shares the myths and ...

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Toronto Chef Doesn’t Let Diabetes Define Her

Toronto Chef Doesn’t Let Diabetes Define Her

Photo above is of Siva Swaminathan. NC – Siva Swaminathan was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes as an adult eight years ago on November 14, World Diabetes Day. “It took doctors five months to diagnose me,” she says. “And I didn’t ...

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Dare To Pair Your Beer

Dare To Pair Your Beer

NC – For thousands of years, beverages have been inextricably connected to food. Beer has ingredients that can intensify, complement and create endless food-pairing possibilities. Leading brewery, Molson, explains three distinct ways: Food Pairing: The low alcohol percentage found in ...

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5 Brain-Health Tips From Bodybuilding Neurosurgeon

5 Brain-Health Tips From Bodybuilding Neurosurgeon

During World Alzheimer’s Month, Take Steps to Care for Your Most Vital Organ As a fitness expert and neurosurgeon, Dr. Brett Osborn says he appreciates the growing public interest in general health and fitness. Now, he says, that attention needs ...

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Kiss Your Sleep Issues Goodnight

Kiss Your Sleep Issues Goodnight

NC – We, Canadians spend one-third of our lives asleep, yet too many of us sleep on older, unsuitable mattresses, either because we’re putting off buying a new one, or because we just don’t think about it. We toss and ...

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4 Ways To Make Your Wedding Guests Happy

4 Ways To Make Your Wedding Guests Happy

The Perfect Wedding is the One Everyone Remembers for All the Right Reasons Brides-to-be have long checklists for planning their big day. Dress, flowers, venue, vows, will there be a sit-down dinner or hors d’oeuvres and crudités? Who will be ...

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HEALTHY REASONING: WOMEN, DO YOU NEED KEGEL EXERCISES?

HEALTHY REASONING: WOMEN, DO YOU NEED KEGEL EXERCISES?

By Allan Bucka Jones Pride Health Columnist Women, are any of these descriptions describing your situation? You leak a few drops of urine while sneezing, laughing or coughing. You have a strong, sudden urge to urinate just before losing a ...

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4 Fascinating Reasons Why Music Can Enrich Your Life

4 Fascinating Reasons Why Music Can Enrich Your Life

NC – Year after year, scientific research makes clear the benefits of music in people’s lives. Whether it’s our mood or our overall state of mind, music is an enriching addition to the listener’s life, and with such a variety ...

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