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Best years ahead says professor who wrote book after he turned 50

Best years ahead says professor who wrote book after he turned 50

    Laurentian University professor and psychologist Paul Valliant has studied the aging process for more than 30 years, and he began to write his book, Life After 50, The Road to Longevity, as he approached middle age. Canadians can expect to be “old” as many years are they are “young,” so they need to [...]

March 13, 2013 Vicki Gilhula Health/Beauty/Active Lifestyles, Upfront 0

Allergic reactions can be tamed

Allergic reactions can be tamed

Natural treatments useful for seasonal allergies in children. There are many natural solutions to treat and prevent seasonal allergies in children. But first, what exactly is an allergy? It is basically an inappropriate response of your child’s immune system to a substance that is normally harmless. The symptoms of an allergic response—runny nose, itchy watery [...]

January 1, 2013 Tracy Gilbert Health/Beauty/Active Lifestyles 0

‘Winter blues’ can be chased away

‘Winter blues’ can be chased away

(NC)—Most people get the winter blues, especially in February when days are short and warmer weather seems like it will never come again. While many of us may feel down, for some, winter can have an even more disabling affect. Seasonal Affective Disorder, also known as SAD, is a type of depression most commonly occurring [...]

January 1, 2013 Sudbury Living Magazine Health/Beauty/Active Lifestyles 0

The Northern Cancer Foundation story

The Northern Cancer Foundation story

Twenty years and $25 million after the Northern Cancer Foundation was founded, northerners continue to make it their charity of choice. And it’s good to know 100 percent of the funds raised for the foundation by generous donors, supporters, communities and organizations throughout the north remains in Sudbury to support research, equipment and patients’ needs. [...]

September 1, 2012 Sudbury Living Magazine Health/Beauty/Active Lifestyles, Lifestyle 0

Living with celiac

Living with celiac

We were in Detroit, tired after hours of driving and a half day of pleasure looking at wonderful paintings in the Detroit Institute of Art. We found a motel, and then went for a meal at a restaurant just down the street. When we entered we looked at what people were eating. It seemed to [...]

September 1, 2012 Judith and Dieter Buse Health/Beauty/Active Lifestyles 1

Is food making you sick?

Is food making you sick?

Food intolerances won’t kill you but they can cause embarrassing and painful symptoms such as nausea, gas, cramps, bloating, vomiting, heartburn, diarrhea, irritability and headaches. People with food intolerances are unable to break down certain foods because their stomachs lack a certain type of enzyme. For example, those with an intolerance to milk, also known [...]

June 1, 2012 Heidi Ulrichsen Health/Beauty/Active Lifestyles 0

Bold mould

Bold mould

Mould may be making you sick. The most commonly reported symptoms of mold exposure include sneezing, skin irritation, watery or itchy eyes, sore throat, headache, congestion, asthma and bronchitis. It has also been suspected of causing serious medical conditions. The extent of symptoms depends on the sensitivity of the exposed person. Infants and children, pregnant [...]

March 1, 2012 Judi Koski Health/Beauty/Active Lifestyles 0

Snoring

Snoring

Most North Amercians do not get enough sleep, says Dr. Lawrie Oliphant of the Pulmonary and Sleep Disorders Clinic at Sudbury Regional Hospital. “People stay up too late, get up too early, and don’t get the seven or eight hours of sleep they need,” says Oliphant. He explains humans are “hot-wired” to go to sleep [...]

March 1, 2012 Vicki Gilhula Health/Beauty/Active Lifestyles 0

Calming kids through yoga

Calming kids through yoga

While yoga does have numerous benefits for kids, it’s also something they enjoy. Since most of her students have small attention spans to match their small sizes, it is important to rehearse repetitive movements they can easily memorize. Adding other multi-sensory elements makes it more fun for the little ones too. This article appeared in [...]

March 1, 2012 Jenny Jelen Health/Beauty/Active Lifestyles, Parents 0

Listen and Learn

Listen and Learn

Hearing loss is a normal condition of aging and one of the world’s most common health problems. Taking care of this often-neglected part of one’s health can make a huge improvement in one’s quality of life. Listen UP! Canada has more than 100 clinics across Canada and it offers free hearing tests. A Sudbury office [...]

March 1, 2012 Lynne Reynolds Health/Beauty/Active Lifestyles 0