Opinion

Research says decisions are best made when well rested. (FOTOLIA)

SPOTLIGHT: 8 root causes for fatigue

Fatigue is one of the most common symptoms with profound long-term effects that I see in my practice. It is also one of the most complex symptoms to treat, as the root cause of fatigue is often due to a combination of several factors. Long-term fatigue can be an early sign of more serious health conditions to come, so it is vital to address this sy

Jennifer Heil. (File photo)

Despite success, women less active in sport

As we’ve witnessed over the past two weeks, Olympic athletes must manage extraordinary pressure to perform when it matters the most. My experience of skiing — and overcoming that pressure — in multiple Winter Olympics allows me, in my role as a CBC commentator, to express what skiers re going through when they burst onto the course and aim for the

FAINT FOOTSTEPS: Dark and lonely nights

Editor’s note: The following is a feature special to the Gazette by Gord Harrison, a London writer who was born in Burgessville. Harrison chronicles the life of his father, Doug Harrison, a Norwich resident and former Gazette columnist, and his life during the Second World War.

Doug Harrison 'on guard' at Northney I with "a rifle with no ammunition".

Faint Footsteps

Editor’s note: The following is a feature special to the Gazette by Gord Harrison, a London writer who was born in Burgessville. Harrison chronicles the life of his father, Doug Harrison, a Norwich resident and former Gazette columnist, and his life during the Second World War.

"Eighty of us march through Hamilton" 1941. Doug Harrison, front row, just right of centre.

Faint Footsteps

Editor’s note: The following is a new column feature special to the Gazette by Gord Harrison, a London writer who was born in Burgessville. Harrison chronicles the life of his father, Doug Harrison, a Norwich resident and former Gazette columnist, and his life during the Second World War.