The most significant factors contributing to good health are balanced nutrition and regular exercise. So how do you, as a parent, help your children develop these healthy habits from a young age?
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Nurse Practitioner & Travel Health Nurse, Amra Dizdarevic presents the LATEST information on how best to protect yourself should you plan to travel to areas where Zika virus transmission occurs.
Ensuring your baby is getting the best nutrition possible can seem like a daunting task, so we’ve put together a guide to help you navigate your baby’s first year.
To prevent prevent common illnesses and fight immune aging, those 65 or older are encouraged to visit their Copeman Family Health Nurse (or Nurse Practitioner) to discuss these top 3 vaccines.
With Zika disease in the news, we’re getting more questions from clients about what this means to them. Here are some commonly asked questions and answers.
Vaccines are extremely efficient in the fight against infection. Most vaccines produce immunity around 90 -100% of the time. A good example is the human papilloma virus vaccine which has an efficacy rate of 96.7%.
Children and teens have access to more kinds of electronic media than ever before, which makes excessive screen time the number one barrier to a healthy lifestyle in children.
The resurgence of preventable diseases emphasizes the importance of understanding the facts before making informed decisions on a matter that can have serious health implications for you, your family and your community.
According to the Public Health Agency of Canada, in the last 50 years, immunization has saved more lives in Canada than any other health intervention. So with such impressive results, why are our immunization rates dropping? Often because of these common misconceptions.