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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.

Irritable Bowel Disease: 40 Years Of Progress

Education and Advocacy60 percent of Canadians suffer with some kind of digestive condition, ranging in severity from mild to life-threatening, but the social stigma associated with discussing bowel problems causes many to suffer in silence.

Irritable Bowel Disease: 40 Years Of Progress

Carrying On Leonard Nimoy’s Legacy

Education and AdvocacyStar Trek icon Leonard Nimoy may have lost his battle, but he left behind a mission for his daughter, Julie, who is fulfilling his last wish to raise awareness for COPD.

Carrying On Leonard Nimoy’s Legacy

COPD: Canada’s Growing Epidemic

Research and InnovationsTreating Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is costing us billions in health care dollars every year.

COPD: Canada’s Growing Epidemic

What You May Not Know About Lung Disease In Canada

Education and AdvocacyA comprehensive look at the broad scope of the issue of lung disease in Canada.

What You May Not Know About Lung Disease In Canada

Breathing New Life Into IPF Treatments

Prevention and TreatmentRobert Davidson was diagnosed with IPF in 2007. Since then, he’s made it his mission to encourage Canadians to get screened, diagnosed and treated early.

Breathing New Life Into IPF Treatments

Don’t Let COPD Take Your Breath Away

Prevention and TreatmentFor three million Canadians with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), being out of breath after doing the simplest of tasks is their reality.

Don’t Let COPD Take Your Breath Away

Curbing The Habit, Your Own Way

Research and InnovationsAccording to a recent Propel study, more than 37,000 Canadians die because of tobacco use each year. This number could drop drastically, however, if people looking to quit were equipped with the right tools.

Curbing The Habit, Your Own Way

Canada’s Elite Vision-Impaired Athletes Are Raising Awareness For Universal Eye Health

Education and AdvocacyBlind paralympians Jason Dunkerley & Priscilla Gagne discuss competing in Rio and how they achieved success despite being visually impaired.

Canada’s Elite Vision-Impaired Athletes Are Raising Awareness For Universal Eye Health

Rethinking Aging And Vision On World Sight Day

Education and AdvocacyInternational Federation on Ageing (IFA) Secretary General, Dr. Jane Barratt, weighs in on the importance of making vision health a main priority as we age.

Rethinking Aging And Vision On World Sight Day

Say Hello To PiXL™ — The New Non-Invasive Vision Improvement Procedure

Research and InnovationsThe newest breakthrough in vision correction in North America.

Say Hello To PiXL™ — The New Non-Invasive Vision Improvement Procedure

Staying Focused After 40

Prevention and TreatmentMultifocal contact lenses can make it easier to remain functional and feel great, whether you are on the run or reading messages on your mobile device.

Staying Focused After 40