To help people maintain their good physical and mental health, Centre de santé Saint-Boniface lists its entire series of Health Column articles on this page.

Taking charge of your health

Online health

The Internet gives us access to many excellent sites that provide accurate and reliable information on various aspects of health. In addition, other sites ...

Healthy Together Now!

Six in ten Canadians are living with at least one chronic disease. In order to reduce this number and improve the overall health of the population, ...

In good hands?

“Wash your hands before you eat!” Was grandmother spreading an old wives’ tale or giving us sound advice? In fact, this is a well-established ...

Andropause: Myth or Reality?

Reduced libido, erectile difficulties, fatigue, loss of muscle mass, depression, irritability… If you have these symptoms, you could be ...

Proper Nutrition and Physical Activity Can Help Prevent Falls

Did you know: Regular physical activity and proper nutrition can go a long way to help decrease your risk of...

Your pharmacist: your health ally

Working behind their counters, pharmacists manage large quantities of medicines and data. They also analyze and review prescriptions, ...

Be sun safe!

Recognize and prevent heat related illness. As summer heats up, so does the risk of developing heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke.  Heat ...

Preventing heat illness

It is very important to remember to: Maintain proper hydration levels. By the time you feel thirsty you are already dehydrated! Limit ...

Deprescribing medications

There is no doubt that medications can save lives. However, as you get older it is not unusual to be prescribed many medications for chronic ...

Myths and Facts About Dietitians

True or False? The title « Dietitian » is a protected title across Canada. To use this title, the dietitian must meet and maintain ...

Clients speak up

Has a health professional ever asked you, “In your opinion, what could you do to improve your situation?” Surprising isn’t it? The world of health ...

Withstanding the winter cold

Imagine a picture postcard: evergreens covered with a thick layer of snow, snowflakes gently falling on the head of a child trying to catch ...

Back to top