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The summer heat and working from home has many people interested in enjoying outdoor activities, all the while maintaining social distancing, of course. Basements have transformed into personal gyms and vehicles have been replaced with bicycles and running shoes. Many people are choosing to become more active while sta…

The human eye and vision centres in the brain are quite complex.  Detection of colour, depth, and central and peripheral visual fields are all important functions that help us perceive and interact with the world around us. However, just like the rest of the body, our vision steadily declines over time. One of the most…

Seasonal allergies, also known as hay fever occurs when the body’s immune system reacts to an external substance such as pollen, resulting in a range of unpleasant symptoms. One in six Canadians suffer from allergies. Typically, seasonal allergies are present from early spring to mid-fall season. April to June is when…

It’s been said that men think about sex once every seven seconds. However, this has not been verified and is still up for debate. What we do know however, is sexual health is an important factor for overall wellbeing in males. Sex drive or “libido” as it is commonly described, is an important aspect of sexual health. S…

Today, Bell Lifestyle Products has begun shipping their Sleep and Relax Tea Comfort Packs to Health Workers and First Responders who have been working under great stress for months now. The comfort packs are meant to assist COVID-19 health workers and first responders in relaxing and getting better sleep once off shift…

Bell Lifestyle Products announced the release of Cold and Flu Immune Support. “This product is a relevant and timely product to help support immune function” says Doug Carey, Marketing Director for Bell. The product was developed to provide a comprehensive approach to cold and flu. Unlike stand-alone products, Cold and…

Urinary tract infections (UTI), also known as “bladder infections” occur when bacteria enter the urinary system and infect the surrounding bladder tissue, causing symptoms of pain, burning, fever and increased urination. If not treated immediately, a UTI can lead to permanent kidney damage.  Urinary tract infections ar…

The human digestive system, also known as the gastrointestinal tract or “GI tract” for short, is made up of a very long hollow tube and includes unique organs such as the liver, gallbladder and pancreas. Each section of this system, from the saliva in the mouth all the way down to the anus play a critical role in human…

In northern regions such as Norway, Demark, Iceland and Sweden, shark liver oil is commonly recognized as an important remedy for making it through the harsh winters. Fishermen would sail the seas and give high regard to the oil. It is commonly used in Scandinavian folk medicine for maintaining immune health. So what m…

Are you doing your part and staying home? The growing number of COVID-19 cases in North America is alarming and with authorities announcing local state of emergencies, the need to stay home has never been so critical. Staying home and keeping yourself and your family occupied can be challenging. There are numerous quar…