Preventing dehydration. Over the last several months, I had several times where I returned to my early nursing training and started a chat with someone about the importance of adequate hydration. There are some key health problems that can be created by not having enough fluid intake. Many of theseContinue Reading

Movember is an annual event involving the growing or moustaches during the month of November to raise awareness of men’s health issues. There is a movement in Canada to raise awareness of key issues such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer and men’s mental health. Wikipedia identifies Movember as a portmanteauContinue Reading

Each day last year, the Canadian Cancer Society reports that an estimated 75 Canadians heard the life changing words, “You have breast cancer”. It is the most common cancer, and the second leading cause of cancer deaths among Canadian women. October is Breast Health Month and a great opportunity toContinue Reading

What are these spots anyway? It’s that time of year when the summer sun and wind start to wind down and naturally our skin may show a few little changes in appearance. Some sun tanning may be a little uneven. Some exposed areas such as ears and nose may haveContinue Reading