How to Have A Healthy and Happy Summer

Summer is here! We’ve managed to get through the craziness of the end of the school year (which can be super busy whether you have kids in school or not). We have survived the Calgary Stampede and now we’re looking forward to the remaining 6 weeks of summer bliss. At least, that’s the image we have in our heads. However, …

TO BBQ OR NOT TO BBQ, THAT IS THE QUESTION by Dr. Jennifer Harrison, July 1, 2016

Summer time and BBQs just naturally go together. However, did you know that barbecuing can be extremely unsafe? Research has revealed the dangers of barbecuing ranging from the carcinogens that are created from charring when meat is cooked at high temperatures (HCAs – heterocylic amines), to the toxins in the smoke created from burning fat drippings that have fallen through …