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Optimal Blood Pressure for Men (and Giraffes)

Optimal Blood Pressure for Men (and Giraffes)

With their super-sized necks, it’s no surprise that giraffes are the tallest mammals on Earth. But did you know that giraffes also hold the world record for having the highest blood pressure of any living animal? The more you know about blood pressure, the more...

Suicide is preventable — with your help

Suicide is preventable — with your help

What do NFL football star Junior Seau, pro wrestler Chris Benoit and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain have in common? If you said “they were all hugely successful,” you’d be correct, but that’s not the answer we’re looking for. Whether crushing quarterbacks, delivering...

How to giv’r like a champ this summer

How to giv’r like a champ this summer

In Canada, summer is the season of giving. Not gift-giving, of course, but giving it. You know: playing hard on the beach, at the park, around the barbecue, on the dock, you know the drill. In summer, Canadians just like to giv’r! Overdoing it spoils the fun Going all...

C’mon Guys, Have a Heart!

C’mon Guys, Have a Heart!

Heart disease kills more Canadian men each year than any other illness. Yet despite this fact, many of us can’t explain what heart disease is, or how to stop our hearts from becoming unhealthy.

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