Blog Archive 2013

Witten by Kristin Campbell on Friday, December 13, 2013

This time of year often brings a busy schedule of holiday get-togethers with friends and family, resulting in more treats and less exercise. Over the course of the season this can make it hard to maintain your “energy balance”—that is,  the balance of food you eat (“energy in”) with getting enough...

Witten by Joan Bottorff on Tuesday, November 19, 2013

This post was co-authored by Joan Bottorff, Director of the Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention, and Raquel Graham, Research Assistant at the Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention. This year, approximately 25,500 Canadians will be diagnosed with lung...

Witten by Carolyn Gotay on Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Although it’s not the most common cause of cancer-related death—that lies with lung cancer—breast cancer is still the most common cancer among women, representing one out of every four new cases. Improvements in treatment and screening have led to an overall decline in breast cancer deaths among...