Tough day at work? A lot of how we're feeling is manifested in the way we sit, breathe, and position our bodies. When we're anxious, our heart rate and blood pressure climb and our breathing gets fast and shallow. In response, our "fight-or-flight" response kicks in, turning temporary stress into a cycle of negative thoughts, feelings, and behaviors.
Doctors must obtain the consent of patients or their families before deciding to turn off or withhold life-preserving treatments, Canada’s largest medical regulator says in a draft new policy that largely reshapes how end-of-life care is decided.
The blueprint, to be released officially Thursday, contrasts with the existing advice offered by Ontario’s College of Physicians & Surgeons — that doctors should avoid treatments they believe will be of no benefit or harmful to a gravely ill patient.
Oscar Siagian / Getty ImagesIf you've flown recently, and if you waited to pop in your headphones until after the flight attendants had given their in-case-of-emergency instructions, you'll remember that you should always put on your own oxygen mask first before helping anyone else with theirs.
LONDON — The real War Horse has been revealed as a thoroughbred named Warrior, who became known to soldiers as “the horse the Germans could not kill.”
The successful children’s book War Horse, by Michael Morpurgo, and the subsequent play and film, were works of fiction, but the daring exploits of Warrior were documented by his owner and rider, and have now led to the horse receiving the “animals’ VC.”
Reuters/Brendan McDermidI don't believe in New Year's resolutions.
But ten years ago today, I changed something. And that change turned out to be one of the best things I've ever done.
I started exercising regularly.
The incoming president of the Canadian Medical Association says the time may have come for the powerful doctors’ group to revisit its stance on euthanasia.
Dr. Louis Hugo Francescutti says more doctors appear ready to have the same frank conversation many Canadians are being forced to have, as baby boomers watch their parents’ end-of-life struggles, and consider their own future.
The organization officially opposes euthanasia and doctor-assisted suicide in a policy that has not been updated since 2007.