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On Mothering and Medicine
Ann Jarvis’ heroic efforts to heal her community will forever link Mother’s Day with medicine. Of course, mothers have always been central to healthcare, as ‘wise women,’ healers, midwives, and even surgeons.
“It’s Personal”: Reviving the Human Touch in Healthcare
By Dr. Julie Ponesse In the broad expanse of Canadian healthcare, the personal touch is fading fast. Our medical system is becoming increasingly ...Read more
The Role of Fiber in Achieving Optimal Health and Longevity
When it comes to nutrition, there isn’t much on which all experts agree. One thing, however, is uncontroversial: the more fiber you consume, the he...Read more
Debunking the 'Bone-On-Bone' Myth: Why Your X-Ray Doesn’t Define Your Destiny
In a recent article, we argued that exercise is not only safe, but almost always beneficial for people with Osteoarthritis (OA). That message may h...Read more
The Hidden Benefits of Endurance Training
The year 2020 was the first in which the World Health Organization recommended muscle strengthening as part of its physical activity guidelines for...Read more
Reclaiming Calm: A Science-Based Guide to Stress Management
The world, it seems, has never been more stressed out. Whether it stems from confusion and conflict arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, the loss ...Read more
The Subtle Art of Paying Attention
Over the past decade, mindfulness meditation has stormed into mainstream consciousness, touted as a one-way ticket to mental and physical optimizat...Read more
How Cardiovascular Exercise Protects Your Heart
Almost a million Americans die every year of heart disease, stroke, or other cardiovascular conditions. While the heart is a remarkably resilient o...Read more
Zone 2 Exercise: A Heart Health Habit We Should All Adopt
In a recent article, we explored the science behind how cardiovascular exercise enhances heart health. If you read that piece, you were likely left...Read more
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The TWC Editorial team is comprised of various wellness practitioners from physiotherapists, acupuncturists, fitness instructors, herbalists, and MDs. This article does not constitute medical advice. Please consult a healthcare provider for proper diagnosis and treatment.