Dr. Lucie Brosseau, Ph.D. at the School of Rehabilitation Sciences, at the University of Ottawa,
is looking for a clinical study and we need you!
This project will be looking at the treatment of osteoarthritis of the hands using an innovative and promising adapted knitting program. Continue reading
When you go to the gym you always see people stretching, the same is true for athletes before the big game, and heck, Yoga and Pilates are both forms of exercise that are based mainly around stretching. You may think that stretching is useless, but you could not be more wrong. After all, athletes and hardcore exercise enthusiasts wouldn’t stretch before and after any kind of physical activity if it didn’t actually hold any benefits. Continue reading
Editorial and Photos by Global Furniture Group
We can easily take for granted the high standards that our hospitals and health care offices usually follow. While there may be wait times that we’d rather than have to endure, one thing remains constant, and that is the quality of the furniture that patients have access to when visiting. One of the most important standards in the level of care that hospitals in particular pride themselves on is the quality of the care that they’re able to offer patients that need to stay with them while receiving treatment. A big part of this this the quality of the furniture that patients will use while recovering. Continue reading
REMINDER: Heat can KILL, People….
Follow these tips to protect your family and yourself
Remember back in January when we longed for this – the lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer? Yep. Now it’s crazy hot, so we need to be careful to keep the kids and ourselves well Continue reading
Photo: Anna Perez
by Pam Dillon
It’s official. Ottawa is a risk area for Lyme disease. Last year, over 20 per cent of ticks tested by Ottawa Public Health were Lyme disease carriers. What’s more, since 2010 the number of Lyme disease cases has shot up from seven to 75 in 2016. Continue reading
Join the protest against drastic cuts to WSIB’s hearing loss program. These cuts jeopardize the health and well being of workers with noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL). Continue reading
The Connected Philips Sonicare for Kids is a rechargeable power toothbrush, newly designed with Bluetooth technology to give kids a whole new brushing experience. Together with the Sonicare for Kids App, featuring Sparkly, the Connected Philips Sonicare for Kids helps establish good brushing habits for life, while parents and dental professionals enjoy the superior results of a Sonicare clean. Continue reading
The SNEAKY BLENDS book gives you the tools to round out your meals with healthful, hidden nutrients. Continue reading
By Dr Alan Viau
For years we have been bombarded with news items declaring obesity and diabetes as epidemic in our North American society. And it is true. Our society has hit all-time highs in recording of health problems related to these two conditions Continue reading
By Dr Alan Viau
The year 2015 is a lost year for me. Three different cancer operations in January, June, and December will do that. I made it through… surviving cancer. However, I found that I re-emerged not as a cancer survivor but as a thriver.