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Updated: September 5, 2017

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The Globe and Mail - Health & Fitness

As childhood obesity rates rise, the country is being drawn into the mix on the issue. Proponents say a tax is necessary to curb consumption while opponents argue that it will hit low-income families the hardest and lead to job losses. Where does the government draw the line?​​
As childhood obesity rates rise, the country is being drawn into the mix on the issue. Proponents say a tax is necessary to curb consumption while opponents argue that it will hit low-income families the hardest and lead to job losses. Where does the government draw the line?​​
Author: KATHRYN BLAZE BAUM
Posted: 13-10-2017
In Canada, we throw out $31-billion of food every year. We consume even more. But how much do we actually know about the food we produce, eat and throw away? Take this quiz to find out
In Canada, we throw out $31-billion of food every year. We consume even more. But how much do we actually know about the food we produce, eat and throw away? Take this quiz to find out
Author: SHELBY BLACKLEY
Posted: 13-10-2017
Canadian experts say new research on ‘grim’ health crisis highlights need for action, including ad restrictions and better food access
Canadian experts say new research on ‘grim’ health crisis highlights need for action, including ad restrictions and better food access
Author: WENDY STUECK
Posted: 10-10-2017
Women were early adopters of the increasingly popular techniques for coping
Women were early adopters of the increasingly popular techniques for coping
Author: DIANE JERMYN
Posted: 28-09-2017
The end of summer is no time to abandon sun safety, whether you’re travelling to tropical destinations during the winter or staying at home. Women seem to be getting the message better than men
The end of summer is no time to abandon sun safety, whether you’re travelling to tropical destinations during the winter or staying at home. Women seem to be getting the message better than men
Author: MARLENE HABIB
Posted: 25-09-2017
After years of participating in traditional fitness classes, Sherrill Sutherland made the switch to Muay Thai and committed to her first fight
After years of participating in traditional fitness classes, Sherrill Sutherland made the switch to Muay Thai and committed to her first fight
Author: Sherrill Sutherland
Posted: 24-08-2017
The memoir, told through text by Clem Martini and illustrations by his brother Olivier, recounts their family’s desperate scramble to care for their mother
The memoir, told through text by Clem Martini and illustrations by his brother Olivier, recounts their family’s desperate scramble to care for their mother
Author: WENCY LEUNG
Posted: 17-08-2017
Research has suggested delaying high school start times would have health and academic benefits
Research has suggested delaying high school start times would have health and academic benefits
Author: Michelle McQuigge
Posted: 17-08-2017
A consortium of five research institutions is looking to the genome for clues about whether transgender people are born that way
A consortium of five research institutions is looking to the genome for clues about whether transgender people are born that way
Author: DANIEL TROTTA
Posted: 07-08-2017
While developing teachings that blended traditional concepts with mainstream psychology, he dealt privately with bipolar disorder
While developing teachings that blended traditional concepts with mainstream psychology, he dealt privately with bipolar disorder
Author: DIANE PETERS
Posted: 28-07-2017
High daily does of vitamin D instead of the recommended amount doesn’t reduce the number of colds, suggests a study
High daily does of vitamin D instead of the recommended amount doesn’t reduce the number of colds, suggests a study
Author: SHERYL UBELACKER
Posted: 18-07-2017
Slacklining – tightrope walking’s scarier cousin – is gaining attention thanks to enthusiasts pushing the sport to ever-greater heights and distances
Slacklining – tightrope walking’s scarier cousin – is gaining attention thanks to enthusiasts pushing the sport to ever-greater heights and distances
Author: DAVID EBNER
Posted: 13-07-2017
The province’s decision to halt collection for a survey for 2015 and 2016 will impact program planning for the region’s most vulnerable families, critics say
The province’s decision to halt collection for a survey for 2015 and 2016 will impact program planning for the region’s most vulnerable families, critics say
Author: Richa Syal
Posted: 30-06-2017
Conversations on the topic are only partially beneficial if people can’t get the treatments they need, panelists at Globe and Mail discussion say
Conversations on the topic are only partially beneficial if people can’t get the treatments they need, panelists at Globe and Mail discussion say
Author: NANCY CARR
Posted: 27-06-2017
Whether for muscle tone, strength or even getting ripped for competitions, more women are picking up barbells and entering the once male-dominated corners of the gym
Whether for muscle tone, strength or even getting ripped for competitions, more women are picking up barbells and entering the once male-dominated corners of the gym
Author: MARJO JOHNE
Posted: 26-06-2017
Philip Leonard’s research revealed that for each year a student was exposed to a junk food ban, there was a corresponding 0.05 decline in their BMI
Philip Leonard’s research revealed that for each year a student was exposed to a junk food ban, there was a corresponding 0.05 decline in their BMI
Author: Michael MacDonald
Posted: 25-06-2017
Summer is full of weird and wonderful mysteries, so before it gets too hot to think, Globe reporters dug up some answers
Summer is full of weird and wonderful mysteries, so before it gets too hot to think, Globe reporters dug up some answers
Author: Globe Staff
Posted: 22-06-2017
Time, cost and other barriers to entry can be overcome
Time, cost and other barriers to entry can be overcome
Author: MARLENE HABIB
Posted: 19-06-2017
While their numbers remain low, many female adults are entering previously male-dominated activities to play hockey, golf and soccer
While their numbers remain low, many female adults are entering previously male-dominated activities to play hockey, golf and soccer
Author: MARLENE HABIB
Posted: 19-06-2017
Two-wheeling it to work can be efficient and healthy, but caution is still required while roadway infrastructure catches up
Two-wheeling it to work can be efficient and healthy, but caution is still required while roadway infrastructure catches up
Author: GUY DIXON
Posted: 16-06-2017
What to wear ... and other tips of the trek
What to wear ... and other tips of the trek
Author: GUY DIXON
Posted: 16-06-2017
Today’s ‘holistic’ approach moves past workouts that focus just on exercise to include advice on eating, sleeping and stress reduction
Today’s ‘holistic’ approach moves past workouts that focus just on exercise to include advice on eating, sleeping and stress reduction
Author: MARLENE HABIB
Posted: 12-06-2017
Whole foods and water are among the baby steps toward wellness
Whole foods and water are among the baby steps toward wellness
Author: MARLENE HABIB
Posted: 12-06-2017
Imagine a scenario where your mind had the power to cure debilitating anxiety, eliminate chronic pain or kick an addiction. Adriana Barton reports on the growing scientific support for hypnosis
Imagine a scenario where your mind had the power to cure debilitating anxiety, eliminate chronic pain or kick an addiction. Adriana Barton reports on the growing scientific support for hypnosis
Author: ADRIANA BARTON
Posted: 11-06-2017
Here is a concise dictionary of common fitness terms to simplify your time at the gym
Here is a concise dictionary of common fitness terms to simplify your time at the gym
Author: PAUL LANDINI
Posted: 10-06-2017
The prime minister says all levels of government must continue to push for 'lasting solutions' to the rising opioid epidemic in Canada. Justin Trudeau addressed the Federation of Canadian Municipalities Friday in Ottawa.
The prime minister says all levels of government must continue to push for 'lasting solutions' to the rising opioid epidemic in Canada. Justin Trudeau addressed the Federation of Canadian Municipalities Friday in Ottawa.
Posted: 02-06-2017
Getting more bicycles on the road can make neighbourhoods safer, cleaner and happier, cycling advocates say
Getting more bicycles on the road can make neighbourhoods safer, cleaner and happier, cycling advocates say
Author: JAMES MARTIN
Posted: 11-05-2017
In their 80s, Ed and Earl both raced into sports history. Bruce Grierson discerns what we can learn from each man’s road to fitness
In their 80s, Ed and Earl both raced into sports history. Bruce Grierson discerns what we can learn from each man’s road to fitness
Author: BRUCE GRIERSON
Posted: 05-05-2017
As we live longer, we’ll have to learn to take on responsibilities and tasks that we may have traditionally left to others
As we live longer, we’ll have to learn to take on responsibilities and tasks that we may have traditionally left to others
Author: Sandra Martin
Posted: 04-05-2017
Adults are trying various oils and tinctures to ease chronic pain, insomnia, depression and anxiety after pharmaceutical drugs have failed
Adults are trying various oils and tinctures to ease chronic pain, insomnia, depression and anxiety after pharmaceutical drugs have failed
Author: Adriana Barton
Posted: 20-04-2017