Archive for December, 2013

What’s in a Cigarette?

December 27th, 2013 Fiona Gilsenan Tobacco Use
There are over 4,000 chemicals in a cigarette, dozens of them are known carcinogens. Smoking a pack a day deposits around 1 lb of tar in your lungs every year. Ick. If you or someone you know wants to quit …

What’s the Best Medicine?

December 20th, 2013 Fiona Gilsenan Resource
We recently heard how exercise can make you happy? We know it can make you healthy. What else can it do? More like what can’t it do? This article from BC Healthy Families talks about the BC Prescription for Health…

Exercise makes you Happy!

December 15th, 2013 Fiona Gilsenan Video
What is the impact of exercise on your emotions? Can I make you feel better when you’re blue? There’s some evidence that it can. This video explains why.…