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REFRESHED: December 13, 2017 | 05:04

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A recent study suggests that a whole egg does a better job of stimulating muscle repair after resistance training
Author: LESLIE BECK
Posted: December 8, 2017, 6:51 pm
In a tougher-than-usual flu season, a Toronto facility is reopening Sunday after a multimillion-dollar makeover, to serve as a hub for crowded hospitals that need more room for acute care. Kathryn Blaze Baum takes a look inside
Author: KATHRYN BLAZE BAUM
Posted: December 8, 2017, 3:29 pm
Proposed facility in Kingston sheds light on urgent need for mothers with drug problems to stay with children during recovery
Author: WENCY LEUNG
Posted: December 3, 2017, 8:04 pm
Doctors are taking in millions of dollars a year by putting their names to accident injury reports for the insurance industry. Some of these reports unfairly discredit injury claims, leaving victims intimidated and exhausted. But because the majority settle out of court, the practice is hidden from public scrutiny.
Author: KATHY TOMLINSON
Posted: December 2, 2017, 2:20 am
Understanding which gluten-free flours and binding agents to use requires know-how and experimentation
Author: LESLIE BECK
Posted: December 1, 2017, 8:36 pm
The guidelines, being published Monday in the CMAJ medical journal, are for health professionals who work with people at risk of acquiring the disease through sexual activity or injection drug use
Author: SALMAAN FAROOQUI
Posted: November 27, 2017, 5:01 am
Travis Streb is trying a different kind of fundraising, hoping to bike one million vertical feet this year or the equivalent of riding nearly one kilometre uphill every day.
Author: Paul Waldie
Posted: November 17, 2017, 10:06 pm
The roots of the KidsMove program and its methods start with Steve Nash, the retired Canadian basketball legend
Author: DAVID EBNER
Posted: November 17, 2017, 2:03 am
A foot-temperature monitoring device could help to detect when diabetic patients are developing foot ulcers, a common complication that can lead to infections and amputations.
Posted: November 14, 2017, 12:27 pm
Ottawa drew praise when it announced last year it would label foods high in sugar, salt and saturated fat. But when experts came together to make a short list of designs, the complexities of the plan came to the forefront, and the critics raised their voices.
Author: Ann Hui
Posted: November 9, 2017, 2:32 am
From which flu strain will be dominant to how effective this year's vaccine will be, take a deeper look at the key factors experts are monitoring​ and what you should consider to prepare
Author: Wency Leung
Posted: November 5, 2017, 2:55 pm
Classes are part of a growing trend of making men comfortable with cooking and more nutrition-savvy
Author: ADAM STANLEY
Posted: November 3, 2017, 7:55 pm
Intense pulling on the row machine is followed by yoga or other body weight exercises at this new Toronto studio
Author: PAUL ATTFIELD
Posted: November 3, 2017, 7:46 pm
As more men hit the mat, a Vancouver instructor reminds them to go at their own pace to be healthy and safe
Author: GUY DIXON
Posted: November 3, 2017, 7:41 pm
Powder supplements can be beneficial to active individuals or those who can’t get enough of the body’s building block in their regular diet, experts say
Author: MARLENE HABIB
Posted: October 30, 2017, 4:07 pm
Researchers find teenagers using electronic smoking products were more likely to light up a year later, but caution that a causal relationship is unclear
Author: WENCY LEUNG
Posted: October 30, 2017, 4:01 am
Endurance: A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery describes the demands of space travel – and the journey back to normal life
Author: ADRIANA BARTON
Posted: October 26, 2017, 8:06 pm
Researchers hope the findings will help determine who’s most at risk and lead to the development of more targeted drugs
Author: WENCY LEUNG
Posted: October 23, 2017, 3:00 pm
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: October 13, 2017, 11:30 pm
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: October 13, 2017, 5:07 pm
Canadian experts say new research on ‘grim’ health crisis highlights need for action, including ad restrictions and better food access
Author: WENDY STUECK
Posted: October 10, 2017, 10:46 pm
Women were early adopters of the increasingly popular techniques for coping
Author: DIANE JERMYN
Posted: September 28, 2017, 9:00 am
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: September 25, 2017, 3:24 pm
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: August 24, 2017, 6:54 pm
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: August 17, 2017, 8:48 pm
Research has suggested delaying high school start times would have health and academic benefits
Author: Michelle McQuigge
Posted: August 17, 2017, 6:41 pm
While developing teachings that blended traditional concepts with mainstream psychology, he dealt privately with bipolar disorder
Author: DIANE PETERS
Posted: July 28, 2017, 11:43 pm
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: July 18, 2017, 8:08 pm
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: July 13, 2017, 5:47 pm
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: June 30, 2017, 3:49 pm
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