Run for Your Life: Exercise Protects Against Cancer

When you’re pounding along an icy pavement or sweating through a gym workout, you try to remind yourself of the many health benefits of exercise. Between gasps, you can say that a healthy, fit lifest...

Tips on Keeping Your Baby Safe in the Sun

Sun safety is important for people of all ages, but it’s even more critical to protect babies’ skin, which is far more sensitive than that of older children and adults. “Prioritize a healthy and safe...

Small Increases in Sleep Improve Grades

Elementary school-age children who improved their sleep habits also improved in their academic performance, according to a study by researchers at McGill University and the Douglas Mental Health Univ...

Exercise keeps muscles, and you young

A University of Guelph professor has uncovered the “secret” to staying strong as we age – superb fitness. Geoff Power found elderly people who were elite athletes in their youth or ...

Can video games improve health outcomes in children?

The videogames for health (G4H) field is pursuing innovative, potentially highly effective methods for changing behaviors and affecting health outcomes in children, but more research, defined guideli...

Tips to Get More Nutrients in Your Daily Diet

Getting all the nutrients you need each day to function or even thrive can be a challenge. After all, there are only so many meals in a day. Here are some creative ways to pack the necessary nutrient...

Healthy Sleeping Tips for Young Children

For babies and young children, high quality sleep is crucial for development and overall health. By adopting good, safe sleep habits early, the entire family can get the rest needed to thrive. “I’ve ...