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Treatment by naturopathic doctors may reduce cardiovascular risk, study shows

Adding naturopathic care to enhanced usual care may reduce cardiovascular disease among those at high risk, suggests a study conducted by the Canadian College...

Promoting Healthy Habits at Family Day Program

For the third year, the Museum of Health Care at Kingston held a Family Day program that focused on staying healthy, dispelling fears about...

Medication Reconciliation: There to keep you safe

When it comes to health promotion and prevention, few things can keep you safer than proper medication management. For patients, this includes ensuring you always...

Ask the Ethicist: Leaving a bad taste in the mouth

Q: “I’ve thought that the soda tax idea in New York is a great idea. I’ve read some things where ethics people have rejected...

Heart Program helps women at risk for heart disease

The Heart Program for Women at BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre helps women at risk for developing heart disease and tries to prevent...

Discovering the link between nursing and healthy policy

Samantha Fox almost became a nursing school drop-out. The 23-year-old was in her second year of nursing at the University of Western Ontario (UWO), completing...

Health promotion: Advocating a healthy lifestyle program

There is a quick comment when asked about living a healthy lifestyle every day no matter what age you are; the answer is, it’s...

Research leads to successful health promotion program

Research has an enormous impact on our communities, leading to innovations in disease management, prevention, and treatment. But rarely does a community have so...

New clinics focus on health promotion

When Ruth LeBlanc arrived at Markham Stouffville Hospital’s emergency department after suffering stroke-like symptoms, she viewed the experience as a warning sign and was...

Women’s College Hospital scientist will teach Haitian women to prevent HIV

An innovative program in Haiti, spearheaded by Women’s College Research Institute (WCRI) post-doctoral fellow Carmen Logie, will use solar-powered tablets to teach women about...

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