prevention Tag

When it comes to physical activity, don't undervalue the incredible health benefits of a daily walk. Research tells us that there are health benefits to exercise -- even periods as short as a few minutes. It also reveals that these benefits are increased when we...

With the arrival of COVID-19, and as we practice social distancing and isolation measures, it's important to consider self care. You have to take care of yourself in order to properly take care of others...

With the arrival of spring, not to mention COVID-19, it's time to make changes to your exercise routine. Some people are content to exercise indoors at home, while others already know, or will soon discover, that exercising outdoors offers a multiple of options and benefits. A...

If you're new to DeerFields Clinic, there are a few simple things should should know about us -- in addition to the facts that we have a friendly and professional team, a state of-the-art clinic, and plenty of free parking. View this 15 second clip to...

Every year at this time, millions of Canadians roll up their sleeves in the name of prevention. After all, who really wants the flu, or wants to spread it to someone particularly vulnerable – an infant, a pregnant woman, the elderly, or those with chronic...

If you think it's just kids and teens getting too much screen time these days, think again. How many hours a day do you spend in front of your computer, on your phone, or watching TV? Probably more than you think. In its first-ever report card,...

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Canada. Did you know that in Canada, about 74 women are diagnosed with breast cancer each day?   In fact, it is estimated that this year, 26,900 women and 230 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer.  These are...

The average home contains 500-1,000 chemicals, most of which you can't see, smell or taste. Many common household and cosmetic or body products are linked to negative health, affecting our immune systems, as well as our endocrine, cardiovascular and respiratory systems. It's time to detox your home! Try...

There's all sorts of information "out there" about what we should and shouldn't be eating to bolster our aging brains and prevent related disease.  Happily, Baycrest scientists have led the development of the first Canadian Brain Health Food Guide (An Evidence - Based Approach to...