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Tips to Help You Remember Your Medication

Have you ever locked yourself out of your house? Reached for your wallet and realized you've left it at home? Misplaced your car keys? Congratulations, you're human and it is very human to forget. But forgetting your prescription medication can have very serious consequences. Your prescription is designed to help you recover and stay healthy in the future, it's important that you take it according to the directions given. 

Here are some tips to help you keep your meds on track:

Heart Healthy Habits

Heart disease and stroke are responsible for 27 per cent of deaths in Canada every year. It's therefore crucial for us to take action to foster heart healthy habits. Up to 80 per cent of early heart disease and stroke can be prevented by adopting healthy behaviours including eating a healthy diet and exercising.

5 winter skincare tips for kids

Just because your kids don't need to worry about wrinkles doesn't mean their skin doesn't need to be cared for. Like adults, children need a proper skincare routine year round.

Learn potential sources of deadly carbon monoxide in your home

While homeowners have had more than 25 years to learn and appreciate the life-saving benefits of working smoke alarms, carbon monoxide alarms are a relatively new addition.

Like smoke alarms, replacing old CO alarms is also important. Over time, dust and cooking smoke can obstruct sensors, potentially affecting their performance.

Blue Monday

The third Monday in January is purported to be the most depressing day of the year. While there is no scientific evidence to support this claim, shorter days and reduced sunlight combined with frigid temperatures can contribute to Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), a form of depresssion related to seasonal variation in light that affects many Canadians.

How to stick with your New Year's resolutions

Every year, people make resolutions that don't get kept after January. Follow these helpful tips to help you stick to your goals.

1. Make your objectives realistic and specific. Take small steps toward your larger goals. This way you can accurately measure your progress and celebrate your successes along the way.