Prevention

164 articles:
by Pamela Fuselli

Has the pandemic taught us the value of prevention?

Has the pandemic, which showed us the importance of preventive measures like social distancing, taught us a larger lesson about the importance of preventing injuries that cut lives too short and cost us too much?

by Janette Leroux

We all need somewhere ‘to go’: Paucity of public washrooms is clogging up efforts to get outside and stay safe

During the pandemic, being physically active outside is crucial to staying healthy and safe. But how can we enjoy the outdoors without public washrooms?

by Mohcene Abdessemed Sandra Blais-Amyot

Pandemic, winter taking toll on Canadians’ mental health

Despite winter’s darkest days shortening, the vaccine rollout underway and restrictions lowering daily COVID-19 case counts, the pandemic is taking an ever-increasing toll on Canadians’ mental health.

by Helen Senderovich

Intermittent Fasting: Changing the tides of dementia

IF has been shown to be an effective intervention against obesity, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and chronic diseases such as diabetes and cancer. But what about dementia?

by Joey Taylor Talia Ignacy

It’s time to get moving, Canada

Canada recently allocated $100 billion over 3 years to kickstarting the economy - but it is not investing in promoting exercise, which can improve our health, healthcare system and the economy.

by Larry W. Chambers Hanna Levy Eva Liu

Virtual reality can help older Canadians overcome toll of lockdowns

by Larry W. Chambers Hanna Levy Eva Liu

Be wary of ‘game-changers:’ Use drugs wisely and safely

by Mollie Sivaram Katie Dorman Melinda Glassford

Fighting food insecurity during and after a pandemic

by Larry W. Chambers Eva Liu Hanna Levy

Five steps to contain the next outbreak

by Larry W. Chambers Hanna Levy Eva Liu

Lifestyle lessons learned during COVID-19 can decrease risk of many diseases

by Katherine Monahan

Getting your kids outdoors during COVID-19

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