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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.

Is Value-Based Health Care The Future For Canada’s Ailing System?

Education and AdvocacyCanada’s health care system is lagging behind its counterparts but adopting a value-based framework could eradicate inefficiencies and improve patient outcomes.

Is Value-Based Health Care The Future For Canada’s Ailing System?

Experts Discuss How to Innovate Health care

Research and InnovationsLeaders in the Canadian health care industry give us their insight on how the future of Canada's health care system will adapt to changing technologies and techniques.

Experts Discuss How to Innovate Health care

The Future Of Health Belongs To Patients

Education and AdvocacyBased in Toronto at global innovation hub MaRS Discovery District, Dianne Carmichael is Managing Director of MaRS Health Venture Services, working to drive health system transformation by advising high impact start-ups and engaging corporate partners.

The Future Of Health Belongs To Patients

How Technology Is Helping Patients Be Heard

Research and InnovationsAccurate information about patients is the lifeblood of health care at every stage from diagnosis through treatment.

How Technology Is Helping Patients Be Heard

Patient Centred Care Could Have Helped Avoid This One Tragic Death

Patient PerspectiveIn 2012 Greg Price, a fit 30-year-old pilot and engineer was the victim of a series of errors, due largely to systemic miscommunication.

Patient Centred Care Could Have Helped Avoid This One Tragic Death

Precision Medicine Enables Health Care Providers To Deliver Personalized Treatment

Research and InnovationsAdvancements in technology are making it easier for Canadians to become more engaged in their health.

Precision Medicine Enables Health Care Providers To Deliver Personalized Treatment

Cardiac Patients Who Can’t Tolerate Blood Thinners Have New Hope

Research and InnovationsIrregular heart rhythm can impact the lives of young and old alike, from superstar athletes like Mario Lemieux to everyday Canadians looking forward to their summer vacations.

Cardiac Patients Who Can’t Tolerate Blood Thinners Have New Hope

Medical Technology Company Brings Remote Monitoring Of Pacemakers Into The 21st Century

Research and InnovationsThere are approximately three million people with cardiac pacemakers worldwide, with a further 600,000 being implanted each year.

Medical Technology Company Brings Remote Monitoring Of Pacemakers Into The 21st Century

Technology Offers Less Invasive Alternative For Those At Risk Of Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Research and InnovationsInnovations in implantable defibrillator technology can save lives with fewer drawbacks than traditional implantable defibrillator systems.

Technology Offers Less Invasive Alternative For Those At Risk Of Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Genetic Insight As A Foundation For Wellness

Prevention and TreatmentSuzanne*, a Toronto professional, sought help in managing her anxiety and depression.

Genetic Insight As A Foundation For Wellness

Canadians Take Control Of Their Health With Insight And Inspiration

Prevention and TreatmentMany Canadians will say that being healthy means being disease free.

Canadians Take Control Of Their Health With Insight And Inspiration