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BOB – The Benefits of Bootcamps

Spring is here and warmer weather is approaching. A new season may mean changing up your workouts or increasing your level of activity,...

Keep Your Mouth Healthy as You Age

As you get older changes that affect your mouth health can be related to aging, disease or medication. Prevention is always the best...

Calling Local Runners to Participate in ‘parkrun’

by Suzanne Brooks, Event Director and parkrun Ambassador In September 2016, a very special community event started at Nose Hill Park called parkrun. A...

Mental Health is Going to the Dogs

by Nancy Bergeron, Registered Provisional Psychologist From dealing with addiction, loneliness, stress, anxiety, PTSD, learning disabilities, age-related disorders, depression, autism, to social situations, dogs...

Aging in Place

Most Canadian seniors want to remain in their own homes for as long as possible.1,2 Canadians are living longer and are increasingly reaching...

Walking for Fitness

Warmer days are ahead and make getting outside for a walk an easy and enjoyable way to add exercise to your day. Health...

STIs Are a Risk to Anyone Who Is Sexually Active

There is an outbreak of gonorrhea and syphilis in Alberta. In 2018, over 5,000 Albertans were diagnosed with gonorrhea, 2 ½ times more...

Talking to Your Teen about Bullying

Teens can be under a lot of pressure as they deal with hormonal changes, heartbreaks, anxiety about school, relationships, etc. With so much...

Mediation and Separation: How to Divorce Amicably without Destroying Your Family

A separation is a difficult and stressful time for you and your family. In fact, a divorce can be a terrible time! It’s...

What’s New About the Food Guide?

Canada’s Food Guide, a document that promotes and provides dietary guidance to support healthy eating in the Canadian context, was updated in January...

The Importance of Physical Activity

Increasing one’s physical activity is a common goal and New Year’s resolution. Every year people tell themselves they are going to get more...

Cannabis and Pregnancy

Now that cannabis is legal in Canada, pregnant and breastfeeding women or those that might become pregnant need information on how to make...