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Could Your Cinnamon Be Causing Harm?

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Cinnamon is one of my favorite spices. It adds a warming flavor that is so comforting to me, my morning oats just aren’t the same without it. However, last year in Botanical Medicine our professor informed us of the potential toxic effects of a certain type of cinnamon, which is the most readily available type […]

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The Hype About Hypertension

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7.5 million people in Canada live with hypertension, which is defined as blood pressure greater than 140/90mmHg on two or more consecutive blood pressure readings. What does this mean clinically and why do we care so much about this? Blood pressure is a marker of an individuals risk for diseases such as heart attack, cardiovascular […]