For the last five weeks the reported number of people worldwide infected with COVID-19 has been declining. This is definitely good news. There are a number of reasons why this has happened.
The Government of Canada is taking steps to ensure more people in Canada are vaccinated more quickly, and continues to work to give Canadians access to safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines as soon as possible.
Passionate about natural health, it was in 1978 that my grandfather Eli Brown bought the first health food store TAU on St-Denis.
Health care workers across the country play a critical role in the fight against COVID-19. As the pandemic continues, provinces and territories recognize the importance of maintaining a healthy workforce.
In this exclusive interview with The Suburban, Dr. Saba talks about his book of the same name, where he explains his point of view on preserving human life.
A case report recently published in the Journal of the Canadian Medical Association reminds us how important Vitamin D is to our health. In this case, a woman after a normal pregnancy and full term delivery had an otherwise normal looking baby whose bones had failed to fully solidify in his …
COVID-19-related stresses are disproportionately impacting people with a history of mental health or substance use concerns, according to a new Leger poll commissioned by the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) and the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA).
It’s every parent’s worst nightmare: what begins as a tummy ache turns out to be a terrifying diagnosis, and all during a global pandemic. That’s what happened to Laval resident Stephen Theriault, whose six-year-old daughter Séanne started complaining about a sore stomach a year ago. “At the…
Many people are wondering, if their elderly parents or grandparents have been vaccinated, is it now safe to visit them? Are any precautions needed? What if I’ve been vaccinated?
Deprived of sunshine and stressed by our cold winter months, weakened by infections, colds, Gastro, Sinusitis, and a lingering cough, you are beginning to feel terribly worn out. The end of winter is possibly the most taxing period of the year.
The Government of Canada announced on Friday that Canada has negotiated an accelerated delivery schedule for Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine, and will receive all 40 million of its secured doses from Pfizer-BioNTech by the end of September.
Quebec company AMD Medicom Inc., one of the world's leading manufacturers of procedure and respiratory masks, announced on Sunday that the company is now producing 4.8 million SafeMask Architect Pr N95-type masks per month at the Medicom plant in Montreal.
Is colchicine, a drug that has been around since 1500 BC, a cure for COVID-19? Unfortunately, no. Maybe it will have a role to play in keeping people with the disease from needing to be hospitalized, but don’t count on it yet.
COVID-19 has exposed the shortcomings with the standards governing long-term care residences (CHSLD’s) in Quebec. Seniors represent the largest percentage of fatalities in these facilities during the pandemic. Equally at risk have been the health of staff and health professionals working in …
For physically active people, magnesium is essential for neuromuscular functioning. A lack of magnesium impairs physical performance and decreases the ability to recover. Because this important mineral contributes to the energy metabolism of cells and to the proper functioning of muscles and…
Researchers from Cégep Heritage College and John Abbott College were awarded a grant as part of the 2020-2021 call for projects within the Canada-Québec Agreement on Higher Education. The announcement was made by by the Ministère de l’Enseignement supérieur at the end of 2020.
Eating Disorders Awareness Week (EDAW) will run from February 1 to 7, 2021. This year’s theme is in keeping with the times: Eating disorders have been on the rise since the start of the pandemic. You’re not alone. Together let’s break the isolation.
A recently published report listed Air Canada, Sunwing, and Air Transat flights since January that have returned to Quebec with travellers infected with COVID-19 and others significantly exposed during the flights. How is it that people have been allowed to take pleasure trips to the sun — now?
Walking, running and playing sports are more essential than ever for our physical well-being and our mental balance. Exercise, diet, stress management and good quality sleep are all essential elements for building immunity.
I suppose we have all done our fair share of take-out lately, and rightly so considering we can no longer dine in at our favorite spots around the city. These days ordering take out is as much as a gesture of support for local restaurants as it is a guilty pleasure. If we are going to treat …