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There Is Smoke In The Air: Be Cautious

Forest fires can significantly impact air quality, posing potential health risks to communities across Canada.

Vitamin D, What’s the Hype?

We always seem to hear more about it in the winter months. Well there is a lot to share, year round actually.Vitamin D is both a nutrient we eat and a hormone our bodies make. Yes, it’s now understood to be and behave as a hormone.Few foods naturally contain vitamin D, though some foods are fortified, such […]

What Should You Expect From a Medication Review?

For many people, taking medication is a regular part of their daily routines and essential for staying healthy. According to the CDD (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), nearly 49% of Americans used at least one prescription drug during 30 days. In the USA and Canada, for adults ages 40 to 79, roughly 70% take at least […]

Plastic. It’s Everywhere. What Does It Mean For My Health?

It's next to impossible to avoid. Today you will find it in bowls, wraps, bottles and bags used to store various foods and beverages, but is it safe?Studies have found that certain chemicals in the plastic can leach out of the plastic and into the food and drinks we consume. Some of these chemicals have […]

The Days Are Getting Shorter, Do We Still Need to Protect Our Eyes From UV Rays?

The leaves are gone and it’s cold outside BUT the sun is shining and there’s not a cloud in the sky –

It’s summer time….time to sunscreen up!

Sunburn and sunscreen safety tips to keep your family safe and having funBefore you hit the lake, the beach, the boat this summer, follow these easy tips to keep yourself and your family sun-safe.Although the symptoms of a sunburn are not permanent, sunburns can damage skin cells permanently. Sunburns can lead to premature aging of your […]