How The Shame Of Type 2 Diabetes Is Impacting The Health Of Millions

How The Shame Of Type 2 Diabetes Is Impacting The Health Of Millions

It’s likely you have someone in your life who has diabetes and you may not even know it. The reason being approximately one in three Canadians have diabetes or prediabetes, but the stigma of the disease is keeping people from seeking the treatment they need. As a way to educate the public on the disease, November has been named Diabetes Awareness

Canadian Biennial Evokes Conversation About Migration

Canadian Biennial Evokes Conversation About Migration

The 2017 Canadian Biennial at the National Gallery of Canada opened October 19. The fourth annual exhibit includes recent acquisitions of Canadian and Indigenous contemporary art including painting, sculpture, photography, drawing, printmaking, video and large-scale mixed media installations. With more than 50 artists and over 100 works, the diversity of the exhibition has really grown since the last Biennial. And

Animal Testing May Soon Be Banned In Canada

Animal Testing May Soon Be Banned In Canada

Senators recently voted unanimously in favor of S-214, the Cruelty Free Cosmetics Act at the Senate Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology first introduced by Senator Carolyn Stewart Olsen in December of 2015. Though there are still a few hurdles to overcome for it to become law, this is a step in the right direction for animal protection. 

Doctor’s Appointment Prep Essentials

Doctor’s Appointment Prep Essentials

Last week in Gainesville, Florida, a woman scolded her physician for waiting over an hour to be seen by her doctor. The woman’s daughter recorded the heated interaction, which brought much attention to the frustration of long waits at the doctor’s office that many of us have experienced. To avoid moments of upset like this incident as well as the

Science Says ‘Coffee Naps’ May Be Your Saving Grace

Science Says ‘Coffee Naps’ May Be Your Saving Grace

Napping has become essential for many of us to get through the day. Whether you’re working, in school, or at home with the kids, research has shown that a short nap can really give you the added energy boost you need. In fact, a 20 to 30-minute snooze can improve your thinking and physical coordination, according to Michael Grandner, Ph.D.,

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