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Why love hurts

Falling in love is as much physical as emotional, so it's no surprise that the mind and body are affected when love is unrequited or a romance goes sour. Read more

Isn't running bad for you?

"Hey, running will wreck your knees!" "Haven't you heard about that marathoner who dropped dead?" "I know a runner - she had to stop because she had an injury." Is running really safe? Read more


You're babysitting a 4-year-old when you discover he's swallowed more than half a bottle of his parents' pills. What should you do? Read more

Diagnosing colorectal cancer

A number of symptoms, such as changes in bowel habits (diarrhea, constipation), blood mixed in with stool, and abdominal pain, along with your age, family history, and overall health, may prompt your doctor to suggest diagnostic tests to check for colorectal cancer. Read more

Get active!

If eating a big meal and then vegging on the couch is a daily ritual, your colorectal cancer risk is higher than it could be. Read more

The need for donors

Right now, over 4,000 people in Canada are waiting for a solid-organ transplant. The majority of these people are waiting for a kidney transplant. Yet Canada has one of the lowest rates of organ donation in the industrialized world. Read more

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