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Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: Carbs Be Gone?

One day they’re in, the next day they’re out again. But whether we’re talking about Atkins or South Beach, low-carb…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: What's the Problem with Quick Weight Loss?

Being overweight has been shown to take a considerable toll on our health, from upping our risk of heart disease…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: Fat vs Fiction – What Diets Work?

Lose 15 pounds by the weekend? Get your dream body while eating whatever you want and without having to go…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: Active Living for the Holidays

Let it snow! Let it snow! Let it snow? Whether you’re a fan of the white stuff or not, it’ll…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: Savour the Flavours of the Season – Without Overdoing it!

The rush of the winter holidays can make it challenging to stick to good nutritional habits. Many things can divert…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: Alcohol – Be Holiday Smart!

Cutting back on drinking is a common New Year’s resolution. Holiday parties are full of socializing, yummy treats, and often…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: Stay Stress-free this Holiday Season

Stress piles up around the holidays. What should be a time of peace, joy, and giving can become a time…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: What is Your Risk of Prostate Cancer?

Prostate Cancer Risk Factor Quiz Take this quiz to learn about what can affect your risk of developing prostate cancer.…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: Life After Prostate Cancer

During Doug’s surgery on December 4, 2002, it was discovered that his tumour had grown to 40% of the weight…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: Choosing a Prostate Cancer Treatment

Making the choiceWhen Doug was diagnosed with prostate cancer, his first response was to get information. He read countless books,…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: Analyzing Prostate Cancer

The most common cancerThe cancer Doug was diagnosed with (see “You have prostate cancer” in this feature) is the most…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: “You Have Prostate Cancer”

Finding outDoug is a real person. In 2002, he was 49 years old. When he went for his annual check-up,…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: Staying Healthy after Menopause

It used to be that the average lifespan of a woman in North America only extended into the early 60s.…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: It’s Only Natural

Whether or not you choose hormone replacement, other methods may help ease some of the discomforts of perimenopause and menopause.…

Healthy Hints from Pharmasave: The Estrogen Question

Is taking estrogen right for you? Is it safe? You’ve probably heard a lot about hormone replacement therapy (HRT), which…