HEALTH

St. Michael’s Hospital Foundation

Dave Ayres Received a Second Chance at Life from His Mom and the Kidney Transplant Team at St. Michael’s Hospital

Like most kids growing up in Canada, Dave wanted to play in  the NHL. He was 25 and at a hockey training camp when his feet became so swollen he couldn’t get his skates on. On his way home, he...

September is Pulmonary Fibrosis Month

Living With Pulmonary Fibrosis And Staying Positive With Every Breath

At just 12 years old, Abbie Clarke struggled to understand the disease that had taken three of her family members. Her Grandpa Chris, her Aunt Cathy and her cousin Johnny had all succumbed to...

RBC Race for the Kids

Step Forward For Youth Mental Health

Did you know that as many as 1.2 million young Canadians struggle with mental health issues, such as anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, depression and addiction, yet only one in five receive the...

The Canadian College of Osteopathy

The Canadian College of Osteopathy

#1 In Canada with 38 years of experience in osteopathic education. The CCO offers A comprehensive program that follows the standards of the World Health Organization and is recognized by the Ontario...

The Many Sides of Happy - Mieka Forte

Disruption And Hope

Happiness as a priority — or even a possibility — can seem like a far off distant fairy-tale. However, the author of the newly released book The Many Sides of Happy has a different perspective....

Reduce Stress With Minimal Effort

Reduce Stress With Minimal Effort

Work days, emails, texts, snaps, advertisements and more; everything we consume on a day-to-day basis has its own way of building up stress inside of us that effect us physically and mentally. Add in...

Dr. Howard Rocket

A New Frontier In Stroke Rehab

In 1995 Dr. Howard Rocket’s life changed forever when he suffered a massive stroke. Dr. Rocket survived. Survival however, was just the beginning. We caught up with Dr. Rocket to learn about...

Love Food Hate Waste

Torontonians are wasting a lot more food than we realize. The average Torontonian household throws out 170 kilograms (over 375 pounds) of edible food per year. Approximately 51% of food thrown out by...

3 Tips for a Healthy Summer

With summer underway, the feeling of warm sunshine and the lure of the cool lakeside can lull you into thinking nothing can go wrong. But making poor health choices happens more easily than you’d...

Tips to Hit the Ground Running

Exercise has the ability to heal the mind and restore the soul. Research shows that running and walking can be as effective as talking medication for mild to moderate depression and anxiety. It can...

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