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Rose McGowan Wants You to Know About Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Rose McGowan Wants You to Know About Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

The actress and director speaks out about IPF, a rare and fatal lung disease whose devastating effects took her father far too soon.
How Kristin Chenoweth Always Stays On Her Count

How Kristin Chenoweth Always Stays On Her Count

Kristin Chenoweth, award-winning actress and singer, has suffered from asthma for over a decade.
Jillian Michaels Healthy And Happy

Jillian Michaels: Healthy And Happy

She’s widely known as a highly successful businesswoman and weight loss guru, but for Jillian Michaels, her most treasured accomplishment is her new family.
Sleep On It Doctor s Orders From Dr Oz

Sleep On It: Doctor’s Orders From Dr. Oz

Is your slumber knowledge accurate? Dr. Mehmet Oz gives us insight into lesser known sleep facts in this Q&A.
Sex And The City Star Cynthia Nixon Says Diagnosis Is Key To Helping Control Rosacea

Sex And The City Star Cynthia Nixon Says Diagnosis Is Key To Helping Control Rosacea

Despite starring in one of the most popular TV series of the 90s, Cynthia Nixon suffered at times from low confidence due to rosacea flare-ups. In her 30s, the Sex and the City star noticed a chronic redness on her face, which resembled acne. The flare ups were often triggered by spicy foods, red wine, and hot baths.
Dr Brian Goldman On Patient Safety

Dr. Brian Goldman On Patient Safety

Dr. Brian Goldman, Canada’s most trusted medical broadcaster on CBC Radio’s “White Coat, Black Art,” veteran ER physician, TED Talk speaker, and author of “The Night Shift, Real Life in the Heart of the ER” joins us in calling attention to the health-care industry and poses new ways we should view patient safety.
Asthma Didn t Stop Canadian Olympian Curt Harnett

Asthma Didn’t Stop Canadian Olympian Curt Harnett

In this exclusive interview, Canadian cyclist and three time Olympic medal winner Curt Harnett shares his passion for fitness and health, the importance of letting go of self-limiting beliefs, and how we can all have a dream of Olympic proportions.
Dr Marla Shapiro The Osteoporosis Care Gap

Dr. Marla Shapiro: The Osteoporosis Care Gap

Osteoporosis is a significant health concern affecting one in four women and one in six men worldwide.
Mike Holmes On Home Safety

Mike Holmes On Home Safety

Mike Holmes talks on the importance of protecting your home and your family by testing for radon.
How Kelsey Serwa Doesn t Let Arthritis Stop Her From Crossing the Finish Line

How Kelsey Serwa Doesn’t Let Arthritis Stop Her From Crossing the Finish Line

Canadian Olympic silver medalist Kelsey Serwa overcame hurdle after hurdle from the Vancouver Games to Sochi. 
Brain Games Host Jason Silva On Understanding The Science Behind The Brain

Brain Games’ Host, Jason Silva, On Understanding The Science Behind The Brain

Jason Silva, host of National Geographic’s Brain Games, shares his knowledge of the human mind and encourages Canadians to challenge theirs.
A Heart to Heart with the Right Honorable Adrienne Clarkson

A Heart to Heart with the Right Honorable Adrienne Clarkson

Mediaplanet sat down with Adrienne Clarkson, 26th Governor General of Canada and Honorary Chair of Heart Month for the Heart and Stroke Foundation to share her story with atrial fibrillation.
Heart healthy Meals With Chef Restaurateur and MasterChef Canada Judge Claudio Aprile

Heart-healthy Meals With Chef, Restaurateur and MasterChef Canada Judge Claudio Aprile

MasterChef Canada judge and restaurateur, Claudio Aprile, shares his passion for healthy home cooking.
Seth Rogen And Wife Lauren Miller Using Comedy To Raise Awareness For Alzheimer s

Seth Rogen And Wife Lauren Miller: Using Comedy To Raise Awareness For Alzheimer's

Hilarity for Charity’s co-founders, Seth Rogen and wife Lauren Miller,  inspire change by raising awareness for Alzheimer’s disease among the millennial generation.

Top Tips to a Successful Menopause

Education and AdvocacyMenopause is a milestone that all reproductive women will reach; the final menstrual period. The hormonal changes that mark the transition often lead to disruptive symptoms, like mood and sleep disturbances.

Top Tips to a Successful Menopause

Body Image And Self-esteem

Do you or someone you know struggle with low self-esteem?

Body Image And Self-esteem

Self-Aware Fertility: How To Be An Active Participant In Your Reproductive Health

Education and AdvocacyThe well-informed future mom.

Self-Aware Fertility: How To Be An Active Participant In Your Reproductive Health

AMD Treatment Lets Seniors Live With Clear Eyes And Full Hearts

Education and AdvocacyRonald Millar’s grandfather went blind due to AMD. Thanks to breakthrough treatments, 81-year-old Ronald does not have to suffer the same fate.

AMD Treatment Lets Seniors Live With Clear Eyes And Full Hearts

The Art Of New AMD Treatments

Education and AdvocacyWhen Patty Gill was diagnosed with wet AMD, there were no treatments. Now, breakthrough therapies are giving her a shot at saving her vision.

The Art Of New AMD Treatments

If You Suffer From Blurry Or Distorted Vision It's Time To See Your Eye Doctor

Prevention and TreatmentEarly detection of eye diseases improves recovery and helps identify other cardiovascular issues in the body.

If You Suffer From Blurry Or Distorted Vision It's Time To See Your Eye Doctor

Les Nouveaux Traitements Pour Mieux Vivre Avec La Sclérose En Plaques

Patient PerspectiveUne nouvelle avancée dans les traitements contre la sclérose en plaques permet aux patients de retrouver un rythme de vie normale.

Les Nouveaux Traitements Pour Mieux Vivre Avec La Sclérose En Plaques

Une Nouvelle Thérapie Orale Pour Contrer La Sclérose En Plaques

Patient PerspectiveUn nouveau médicament arrivé sur le marché canadien permet d’améliorer la qualité de vie des personnes atteintes de sclérose en plaques.

Une Nouvelle Thérapie Orale Pour Contrer La Sclérose En Plaques

How Age-friendly Is Your Business?

NewsThe 50+ generation has the largest spending power in Canada, but baby boomers and seniors are still waiting for businesses to reward their loyalty with an exceptional customer experience.

How Age-friendly Is Your Business?

Will You Develop Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration? New Research May Hold The Answer

Research and InnovationsNew insight into eye health may hold an answer to whether or not you may be at risk of wet age-related macular degeneration.

Will You Develop Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration? New Research May Hold The Answer

Top 5 Eye Health Tips You Need To Know About Macular Degeneration and Diabetic Macular Edema

Education and AdvocacyFind out more on the most relevant myths and facts about macular degeneration and diabetic macular edema.

Top 5 Eye Health Tips You Need To Know About Macular Degeneration and Diabetic Macular Edema