High cholesterol is prevalent in the Canadian population: Nearly half of people aged 40 to 59 are affected – and for some, the first warning sign will be a...

After being diagnosed with colorectal cancer in 1995, Barry Stein devoted his career to supporting future patients by forming what is now Colorectal Cancer...

When Barry Stein was 40 years old, doctors diagnosed him with colorectal cancer that had metastasized to his liver and subsequently to his lungs. He was told...

There is an urgent crisis in our midst. Across the country, millions of people are at risk of heart attack or stroke due to high cholesterol. You may not think...

A colorectal cancer diagnosis can feel like your world has stopped, but there’s hope. With improved diagnosis and treatments, the survival rate for colorectal...

At 67, Ljubica was diagnosed with multiple myeloma. With three children and nine grandchildren, she has a lot to live for. So finding a treatment plan to...

Imagine waking up every morning and feeling as tired as you did when you fell asleep. You try to get out of bed, but your stiff and aching joints leave you...

This is the story of identical twins – Paul and Peter. After Peter received a terminal diagnosis of multiple myeloma, survival and quality of life were the top...

A colorectal cancer diagnosis can trigger a complex mix of emotions. Fear, sadness, worry, and stress are a few common reactions to this serious news. But amid...

Few people are aware of the true impact of osteoporosis, and yet many will suffer from it at some point in their lives. Related to a decline in bone mass...

Having “the talk” is never easy. It’s difficult, it’s uncomfortable, and it can be a downright awkward  experience if you’re not properly prepared. No one ever wants...

Each year, over 60,000 Canadians will suffer their first heart attack.   Another 50,000 will suffer a stroke. This alarming fact points to a critical issue...

Osteoporosis can sneak up on a person. Without a way to “check in” on your bones the way you can with other ailments and body parts, it’s possible that your bones...

As a result of significant investments in sophisticated, innovative research on new medications and treatments, scientists are beginning to unlock solutions to...

Financial experts will tell you it’s never too early to start saving for retirement. Many Canadians take that advice to heart, dutifully contributing to RRSPs,...

Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic condition that causes the body’s immune system to attack the joints, resulting in inflammation, swelling and pain. Finding an...