Calcium and vitamin D: how much do you need? Calcium is the major building block of your skeleton, and Vitamin D helps your body absorb calcium through your gut. They are both very important to bone health, but how much do people need?
Equating exercise with medicine isn't just a reminder that physical activity is good for you. Research has shown that exercise is a powerful therapy that can help reduce blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar levels, among other benefits.
This month's topic:The Health Gap: why focus on women's health when men get sick, too? One of the goals of Women’s College Hospital's Health Gap campaign was to start a conversation about important issues in women’s health. We’re very excited about the feedback we’ve received and the opportunity to talk about what we’re hearing. Several people asked why Women’s College focuses on women’s health when men get sick, too – often with the same conditions.