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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.

Save Your Vacation For When You're Not Sick

Prevention and TreatmentOne third of Canadians travelling to tropical areas could get infected with traveller’s diarrhea.

Save Your Vacation For When You're Not Sick

Why Aren’t Adults Getting Vaccinated For Pneumonia?

Education and AdvocacyAs new strains for pneumonia are becoming more resistant to antibiotics, pneumonia is scarier than many of us realize. Fortunately, a vaccine exists for older adults to help reduce the risk.

Why Aren’t Adults Getting Vaccinated For Pneumonia?

Life On The Big Screen With Type 1 Diabetes

Education and AdvocacyVictor Garber talks diabetes management and how a diagnosis can be an opportunity for growth.

Life On The Big Screen With Type 1 Diabetes

Olympian Alyx Treasure Jumps Over Crohn’s Disease

Education and AdvocacyThe 24-year-old Prince George, B.C. native, overcame a Crohn's disease diagnosis to reach new heights and perform at an inspirational level.

Olympian Alyx Treasure Jumps Over Crohn’s Disease

Max Domi On Living With Diabetes

Patient PerspectiveThe high-scoring star discusses his diabetes journey while maintaining his professional hockey career.

Max Domi On Living With Diabetes

The 5 Hardest Things About Living With Diabetes

Patient PerspectiveMichelle Auerbach, also known as The Pincushion Princess, discusses daily challenges of living with diabetes.

The 5 Hardest Things About Living With Diabetes

Living Well With Diabetes Is Possible

Education and AdvocacyDuring the night of October 31, 1920, Canadian hero Sir Frederick Banting woke up with the idea of insulin — a discovery that has saved millions of lives worldwide.

Living Well With Diabetes Is Possible

The Most Significant Advance In Diabetes Care Since Insulin

Prevention and TreatmentJack Poisson was always a happy and healthy kid, but in May 2013 his life was turned upside down by a Type 1 diabetes diagnosis. Now new technology is allowing him to live his life to the fullest − and is giving his parents great peace of mind.

The Most Significant Advance In Diabetes Care Since Insulin

Why Vision Loss Due To Diabetes Is A Pressing Health Issue

Prevention and TreatmentNew global study reveals adults with diabetes are at an unnecessary risk of vision loss.

Why Vision Loss Due To Diabetes Is A Pressing Health Issue

See How Insulin Pump Technology Provides Greater Freedom And Flexibility To Diabetes Patients

Prevention and TreatmentPatients that couple pump technology with continuous glucose monitoring experience many user benefits.

See How Insulin Pump Technology Provides Greater Freedom And Flexibility To Diabetes Patients

How New Cloud Tech is Changing The Face Of Diabetes Management

Prevention and TreatmentDiabetes has been transformed from a death sentence to a more manageable condition because of technology.

How New Cloud Tech is Changing The Face Of Diabetes Management