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United States COVID-19 Statistics

72,324,935
Confirmed Cases
Updated on January 24, 2022 10:00 pm
890,180
Total deaths
Updated on January 24, 2022 10:00 pm
26,813,392
Total active cases
Updated on January 24, 2022 10:00 pm

Keeping Your Brain Healthy Can Be A Tasty Affair

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Imagine being 90 (or 100) and having the sharp memory and cognitive skills of your younger self. It’s possible with a few lifestyle tweaks, some of which involve your taste buds. Yes, you can literall

Pencils, Erasers, and Eye Exams

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As a child grows, so do the child\'s eyes. Now\'s the time to get an annual eye exam to determine any potential vision problems.New clothes, fresh school supplies, and a fridge full of healthy ingredien

What’s In A Name?

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Shakespeare suggested that roses would smell sweet no matter what they were called. The idea, of course, is that the name of a thing doesn’t change its essence. When it comes to the word “self-care,”
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Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

Women around the world are struggling with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, one of the most common autoimmune diseases, a group of nearly 100 diseases first recognized only 50 years ago. Left feeling exhauste

Gotta Getaway

To stay or to go? That is the wintertime travel question in this COVID year. With health concerns, job precarity, and financial strains, many of us are wondering how to take a break from it all. Shoul

Your Bulletproof Bone Workout

No matter your age, you can lower your risk of osteoporosis by increasing your bone mineral density. We show you how to build healthy bones with our 30-minute bone-strengthening free weight workout.Th

Family-Friendly Fall Activities

Don\'t let fall weather keep you and the kids indoors. There are a variety of fun family-friendly fall activities that are easy on the pocketbook.The hot, hazy days of summer may be over, but cooler te

LIFESTYLE

Rhubarb Strawberry Collagen Jam

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This simple condiment is perfect to jazz up your next meal. Whether you use it on toast paired with nut butter, drizzled on pancakes, dolloped on oatmeal, whisked into a salad dressing, or stirred int

Seeing Ethical Meat Through an Indigenous Lens

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Just outside of Vancouver, the waters of the Capilano River lap at the shore as the river empties into the sea. A woman has trekked here from the opposite end of the city. She kneels, releasing a hand

Scribble Anxiety Away

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Whether you’re actively experiencing anxiety or would simply like to invest in regular self-care and proactive stress management, art therapist Shauna Kaendo recommends the following directive.Grab a

Simple Swaps for Your Zero Waste Journey

Make simple swaps When it comes to your Zero Waste journey, picking one change to make at a time is easier than overhauling your entire life at once! Here are a few ideas to inspire you. Bathroom:Use

Orca Conservation

For 23 years, Troy Bright has been watching whales. When I meet him on the shore of Beautiful Bay on Malcolm Island, BC, on a hazy late August afternoon, he is perched atop a log, hydrophone system at

Is your sunscreen doing the trick?

We’ve all heard it—as pleas from caring parents, product taglines, or public service announcements: “Wear sunscreen to prevent skin cancer!” During summer months we comply—rubbing, spritzing, and slat

Eco-friendly Food Storage

Earlier this year, Justin Trudeau announced that Canada will ban harmful single-use plastics as early as 2021. This is great news for Canada and for our planet. The sad truth is that less than 10 perc

Go Zero Waste

How much garbage do you generate? What about recycling or food waste? The Zero Waste movement is swiftly picking up momentum around the world, prompting people to rethink plastic, packaging, and consu

Elevated eats for felix and fido

Canadians love their animal companions: more than half of us are proud pet owners. And our interest in natural nutrition for our best friends is on the rise. Read on for options to help your pet live

FOOD & DRINK

Immuni-Tea

Drink this tea for comforting immune support. Nettle is thought to help modulate the immune system with antiviral effects, while chamomile may help bring calm for a restful night’s sleep to give our i

Black “Caviar” Lentils Tumbled Over Creamy Yogurt with Mint

In this recipe, West meets East. Black lentils, aptly nicknamed “beluga caviar,” given their look, are grown in the west in cool, dry climates. We’ve paired them with a hint of Middle Eastern flavours

Fast Father’s Day Recipes

When it comes to making the men in your life feel special on Father’s Day, many tend to think we need to pull out all the stops. However, some of the most impactful expressions of our love are created

Plant-Based Eggplant Lasagna with Chickpeas, Marinara, and Tofu-Cashew Ricotta

You might never want to go back to regular lasagna after this plant-based version. The creamy tofu-cashew ricotta with lemon zest is the perfect foil to juicy eggplant cooked with a minimal amount of

Health News

What You Need to Know About Manuka Honey’s Immunity Benefits

What’s the buzz? Honey is one of nature’s most amazing gifts. This sweet, syrupy nectar made by hundreds of busy little bees has a wide variety of different uses, from creating beeswax and helping sta

Collision Course

Although our knowledge of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus (and COVID-19, the disease it causes) epidemiology is still uncertain in many areas, one of the strongest associations to emerge thus far is the link b

Beauty

Thanks a Brunch!

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6 Summer Beauty Problems

Summer\'s warmth has finally coaxed us out of hiding—bringing along a few uninvited seasonal skin and hair snafus. Don\'t let unsightly or uncomfortable issues keep you from your favourite activities. T

Natural Men’s Grooming Shopping List

There’s a multitude of natural and eco-friendly men’s grooming products available at natural health stores to choose from! Here’s a sample shopping list:natural toothpaste (consider powder or tablets

Fitness

Is Yin Yoga For You?

In Yin yoga, poses are held for up to eight minutes. Find out how you can benefit from this passive style of yoga.Ashtanga, Iyengar, restorative, hot, flow, and power—there are a variety of yoga style

Embrace the Canadian Winter

Getting outside is fun--even in winter! With a little planning and preparation, you can still enjoy the great outdoors.Have you noticed that your exercise routine gets harder to maintain as the days g

Improve Your Flexibility

Flexibility is much more important than many of us believe. Here\'s why it\'s so crucial for healthy aging, and how you can improve.When was the last time your fingers said hello to your toes? Canada’s

Easy Office Exercises

We know that being sedentary is harmful to our health—but working in an office may not give us a chance to move around as much as we would like. Along with several tips for workplace ergonomics, we of
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Family

Immunity Gets Personal

In The Immune Power Personality (Dutton,1995), Henry Dreher outlined how character traits can build resistance to disease. Since then a range of experts have supported Dreher’s conclusions. What are s

Chemical-Free Kiddos

The transition to parenthood brings many changes. Often, this is also the time when moms and dads choose to adopt a more natural, chemical-free lifestyle. And since little ones’ bodies and brains are

Ahead of the Game

Getting a good start in life is important. Use these tips to equip your children with healthy habits that will last a lifetime.Getting a good start in life is so important. Many health care profession

Raise Health-Smart Kids

When it comes to getting kids to make healthy choices, parents play an important role. Learn how to help your kids adopt healthy habits, eat their fruits and vegetables, and stay active.Healthy habits