Health tips

This summer, give family and friends a different kind of BBQ experience—an international one. Fire up the grill and try two new recipes that will tantalize their taste buds and boost your cooking repertoire.

Many women plan to get back on the fitness track as soon as possible after they have a baby. However, once the baby is born, many new mothers quickly realize that getting back to the gym and on a fitness plan is not as easy as they thought it would be. Many women underestimate just how long it will take to recover from giving birth. A woman’s body goes through a large and stressful transformation, so it’s important to be realistic about how long it will take to get back into the swing of things.

Having a baby has a significant impact on the body, and once the baby is born, most women start focusing not only on caring for their new bundle of joy, but also on helping their body recuperate. While some women bounce back quickly, other women notice they have a stubborn post-baby belly (also called “pooch”). No, this is not just a stubborn pocket of fat. It could actually be a condition called diastasis recti, and it’s more common than many realize.

Moving from one province to another is common among Canadians. People move for work, school, family, for a life change and for many other reasons. Moving from one province to another takes a lot of planning, and there are many things you will need to organize and plan for as part of your move, one of the most important being your health care coverage.

We hear a lot about Lyme disease in Ontario. It is a more serious illness than many people realize, and it should be taken more seriously. The truth is that most of us are unsure what Lyme disease is, exactly, and how it can impact our lives. We know that we can get it from a tick bite, and it is most commonly contracted in wooded areas or while camping.