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Health Matters

Injury prevention

How to keep your child out of the emergency department this summer.

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Spot the tick

The blacklegged tick is starting to become more prevalent in many parts of Manitoba. This poses a problem because these tiny arachnids are known carriers of Lyme disease, Anaplasmosis and Babesiosis.

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Slideshow: the facts about sugar

Experts say that "naturally occurring" sugar, like the kind found in fruits, vegetables and milk are part of a nutritious diet. But "added sugar," like the kind found in the kind found in soft drinks, can actually pose health significant health risks if consumed in large enough quantities.

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How to choose the right sunscreen

Choosing the right sunscreen - and applying it properly - can protect you against skin damage from the sun's harmful rays.

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