Ten years is a lot of commitment and doctors in Nova Scotia are already looking forward to the next 10! 10 years and running We’re celebrating the 10th anniversary of our Kids’ Run Club, a free running program for schools […]
Winter weather can be a challenge when it comes to staying active. Cold winds, low temperatures and less sunlight may not seem like the ideal weather conditions for outdoors activities, but there are many opportunities and rewards that are exclusive […]
Technology has become a fundamental part of our everyday lives. Many of us spend more hours in front of screens than we spend eating, sleeping, and exercising combined each day. Our lives have become more sedentary than ever before. This […]
Whether Nova Scotia should repeal its helmet law has been a hot topic in this province. Should we have to wear them? Are they preventing people from riding their bikes? Under the current landscape, doctors think ‘yes’, helmets should be […]
The last bell of the school year will soon be dismissing the kids for summer break. We’re all familiar with this feeling of freedom and looking forward to homework-free nights and sleeping in. With the excitement of summer in the […]
The Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon is the largest marathon weekend east of Ottawa, with more than 14,000 runners and walkers expected this year. With this incredible event just around the corner, newbie runners should get encouraged this year and take […]
Bulimia, anorexia and binge eating, commonly associated as serious health problems for women are surprisingly showing up in large numbers of men and young boys in Canada. Eating disorders are serious, life threatening illnesses that arise from a variety of biological, psychological and social factors.
With social media and entertainment lighting up the screens of this generation, fitness levels in children, youth and adults continue to decline significantly. Did you know that 85 per cent of Canadian adults are considered inactive? read more