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Walking Your Way to Better Health

Walking is great exercise at any pace, but did you know there are other benefits to walking other than the fact that it’s simple and free? Now that the nicer weather is here, there’s no better time to start a new routine and walk your way to better health:

Walking promotes good health

Walking is the key to controlling weight, as well as other ailments such as controlling blood pressure and reducing the risk of stroke, Read More >

Clearing the Air on e-Cigarettes

A recent article in the Globe and Mail asked whether electronic cigarettes could save lives in battle against tobacco smoke.  On the face of it, the issue of  e-cigarette availability in Canada is peppered with tough questions.  Are e-cigarettes another smoking cessation tool or are they just about harm reduction for those who can’t kick the habit?  Is vaporizing and inhaling nicotine with a side of propylene glycol instead burning tobacco and inhaling thousands of toxic and carcinogenic chemicals a great way to reduce the risk of cancer and heart disease or just a dangerous work-around for addicts who miss smoking indoors? Read More >

Still time to register for the Health & Beauty Golf Tournament

The early bird rate may have passed, but there is still time to register and enjoy a day of fun golf, good food and great company. You could also walk away with cash with the $20,000 Hole-in-One contest sponsored by McCarthy Consultant Services Inc!
Register yourself, or a team, and join us on Tuesday, May 14th at the Caledon Country Club. Can’t make it for golf… why not register for the dinner-only portion? Read More >

Register now for the Health & Beauty Golf Tournament

Have you registered yet? This is a great opportunity to golf, mingle and network with fellow members, as well as members of CCTFA and Advertising Standards Canada. You could also walk away with $20,000! There will be a $20,000 Hole-in-One contest sponsored by McCarthy Consultant Services Inc. – a $20,000 cash prize will be awarded to the first registered Health & Beauty Golf Tournament golfer to get a hole-in-one on the sponsored hole on the day of the tournament! Read More >

FDA Issues Self-Selection Study Guidance

 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has finalized a guidance for self-selection studies. The development program for certain consumer health products may include conducting certain studies, including self-selection studies. A self-selection study assesses the ability of consumers to apply health product labelling information to their personal health situation to make correct decisions about whether or not it is appropriate for them to use the product. The FDA guidance has recommended firms ask more complex questions for products being switched from prescription to consumer health product status to allow the evaluation of multiple endpoints, Read More >

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