Amidst the everyday chaos of life, food is one of the simplest comforts. But for compulsive eaters, food is an easily accessible drug used in an attempt to fill a constant void. Associated with anxiety and trauma, food addiction is about more than monitoring what you eat, and can have serious health effects. "Compulsive eating is not about a lack of willpower or knowledge of … [Read more...] about Is Food Addiction Real?
For Rob Anderson,* that day in May 2009 was one of the darkest of his life. At the home the 42-year-old shares with his wife, Sandra,* she told him she would have to return to Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) in Toronto for more cancer tests. Two years earlier, she had been diagnosed with Stage 3 breast cancer. Over the next year, she’d had a double mastectomy, chemotherapy and … [Read more...] about 5 Ways Men Can Help Women Cope With Cancer