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7 tips to prevent the Flu
2017-18 winter season is upon us! You know who loves a cold and dry season – Influenza!
5 Foods that can help you prevent the flu
2016-17 winter is here and Flu will be here soon!
But you are ready and have stocked up on cold medicine, sanitizers and anti-bacterial soaps. However, did you know that what you put on your plate can also help you defend against this seasonal endemic?
Facebook Use Is Not Making You Happy
About 39 per cent of Facebook users are not as happy as their friends, one study has shown. Given there are 21 million Canadians - or nearly 60 per cent of the country - using Facebook that means over eight million Canadians are unhappy.
6 Things You Need to Know About Flu Shot
It's the flu season again, and it's time to think about the flu shot. Maybe you get it every year, or have never gotten one. Perhaps you mean to get it but forget, or have some concerns or questions.
Top 10 Questions About Flu Shot Answered by Dr. Gregson
Dr Daniel Gregson, past president of the Association of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Disease Canada (AMMI), answers your questions about the flu shot.
The Flu Virus 2016-2017: A Potentially Fatal Ordeal
Viruses are fascinating pathogens; they are microscopic infectious agents that only replicate inside the living cells of other organisms, infecting all life forms, from animals to humans.
Fever Facts: Causes, and Treatments
Just like how a thermostat regulates room temperature, the hypothalamus, an almond shaped organ located at the base of the brain, regulates body temperature.
How Does the Onset of Spring Affect Your Mood?
For those of you who read my last blog called “Got the Winter Blues?” here is Part II where we look at what happens to our mood as the season of spring sets in. As mentioned, Seasonal Affective Disorder touches many during the winter months, but it typically starts to wax and wane with the nearing of spring. Robin Williams said it perfectly “Spring is nature’s way of saying, let’s party!"
Common Springtime Running Injuries
Spring is right around the corner and this may mean that you’re anxiously awaiting your first outdoor run. For some of you, this means heading out for your first run of the year, and for others it means making the transition from treadmill running to trail or road running . But, before you head out, you should know that your risk of injury increases with a change of environment .
Feeling anxious lately? Maybe its Donald Trump
The unthinkable has happened and Donald Trump is the president of United States. This election was nothing like any in the past. Election anxiety was exceptionally higher than ever before.