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Our position on Hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19

We strive to provide an evidence-based approach to your care. Learn more about our position on hydroxychloroquine for treatment of COVID-19.

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An important request from the physicians in BC at Copeman Healthcare

We can do this, but we can’t wait one more hour or one more day. Let’s save lives, together.

Stay Safe and Healthy While You Travel A Travelers Checklist

5 Pro Travel Tips: How to Stay Healthy this Winter

Whether for work or play, here are some important things to consider before bidding bon voyage. And don’t forget your virtual care app, Medisys on-Demand

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Copeman Healthcare Announces Company Growth with Addition of Three New Physicians

Copeman Healthcare is delighted to welcome Dr. Lauren Fineman, Dr. Jenn Kirker, and Dr. Gerhard Strydom as its newest physicians. All three physicians will be active members of the Copeman roster by January 2019 and bring with them a wealth of knowledge and expertise that will accelerate Copeman’s growth trajectory through the new year.

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Sleep: The Ultimate Performance-Enhancing Drug

While we often think of sleep as a period of inactivity, it is nevertheless a very productive use of time. A kind of physiological piggy bank, sleep allows us to rejuvenate, allowing us to sustain happiness and productivity during our working hours. If you want to be at the top of your game, you need […]

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Exercising in Poor Air Quality: 10 Things You Should Know

With an extreme air quality advisory in place, many are still wondering whether or not it’s safe to continue to exercise. Here’s what you need to know!

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Tips for meal prepping with Anya Skornyakova and UP! 99.3

Copeman Healthcare dietitian, Anya Skornyakova, discusses tips for meal prepping with UP! 99.3

Creating resilient employees with workplace wellness

Rick Tiedemann of Copeman Healthcare talks about how you and your employees can stay resilient during times of adversity in the workplace

Optimizing Mental Health: The secret to performing under pressure

Dr. Jaleh Shahin discusses how optimizing your metal health can help you get past those high-pressure situations with 630 CHED

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Fertility with Dr. Beth Donaldson

Fertility is often top of mind for all couples looking to start a family, however many don’t start to think about it until they’re finally ready to get pregnant. Dr. Beth Donaldson sat down with CKNW’s Lynda Steele and Drex to discuss some of the most common questions surrounding fertility, including how to get your body ready early on.

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Travel health: what to know before you go

When it comes to travel, many of us are concerned with what to wear, however not enough of us actually think about how to pack for our health. Registered Nurse, Aman Mangat, joins Lynda Steele & Drex of CKNW 980 to talk about what you need to know for your next vacation!

Skin aging with Dr. Glenn Keyes and the CHED Health Series

There are many reasons why a woman might need hormone support, but hormone replacement therapy is most commonly used to help women treat menopausal symptoms and protect their long term health. Copeman Healthcare physician, Dr. Glenn Keyes, discusses when you might need hormone therapy and what the best options are.

How to Maintain Weight Loss

How to maintain weight loss with Anya Skornyakova and the CHED Health Series

Copeman Healthcare dietitian, Anya Skornyakova, discusses the difficulties and solutions to maintaining weight loss with 630 CHED’s Bruce Bowie

Hormone replacement therapy with Dr. Glenn Keyes and the CHED Health Series

There are many reasons why a woman might need hormone support, but hormone replacement therapy is most commonly used to help women treat menopausal symptoms and protect their long term health. Copeman Healthcare physician, Dr. Glenn Keyes, discusses when you might need hormone therapy and what the best options are.

Gluten-free diets

Gluten-free diets are becoming increasingly popular – but are the diets actually healthier, or is it just the latest dieting trend based on myths?

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Diabetes with Nina Hirvi and the CKNW Health Check

Diabetes is a fairly common disease and in many cases can actually be prevented. Learn more with Certified Diabetes Educator, Nina Hirvi and CKNW.

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Viagra for Women with Dr. Rhonda Low

Dr. Rhonda Low discusses some of the most common myths surrounding “Viagra for women” and their impact on women with CKNW’s Lynda Steele.

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Skin Health with Dr. Tasha Bienert & CKNW

Dr. Tasha Bienert of Copeman Healthcare discusses skin health with CKNW, plus provides tips to help keep your skin looking healthy and ageless.

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Coconut oil in a healthy diet

When consumed in excess, coconut oil, just like any other saturated fat, can still have a negative impact on your health.

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Hypertension: an interview with CKNW’s Lynda Steele & Drex

“Hypertension” is a common term in the health industry, but many people don’t know what it means. Dr. Mark Gelfer of Copeman Healthcare sat down with Linda Steele from the CKNW Health Check to explain what it is and how you can help to prevent it.

8 ways to invest in your health and save time

8 ways to invest in your health and save time

We all want to lead healthy lives. Yet many of us struggle finding the time and energy to do so. After all, when time is tight, the effort we put into focusing on our health is usually the first thing that suffers. Here are 8 ways investing in your health can save you time.

how successful companies protect their most important asset the health of their executives

How successful companies protect their most important asset – the health of their executives

Comprehensive employee wellness – particularly for those in the C suite – is an often overlooked priority that more and more companies are discovering is a key aspect of long-term strategy for success.

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3 ways to get more from your doctor

Does trying to make a timely appointment to see your family doctor cause you endless frustration? Are you tired of covering your health concerns in a five or ten minute window? If you feel like you’re missing the care in healthcare, maybe it’s time to make a change. Here are three ways to help you feel better.

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13 Reasons Why sparks important conversations

The new Netflix blockbuster 13 Reasons Why is popularizing a youth suicide storyline, with potentially dangerous consequences. But is it a graphic and glamorized glorification of one teen’s revenge fantasy? Or a brave and unflinching social commentary on the contemporary youth suicide crisis?

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How one young Edmonton soccer star recovered from possible career-ending injury

As an active 14-year-old, Carly Johnston has had her share of bruises and pulled muscles. But when she rolled her ankle and heard a “pop” during a recent soccer game, her mom, Giovanna, knew that this injury would likely take more than a bag of frozen peas to fix. Luckily, as clients of Copeman Healthcare […]

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Predicting healthy Vancouver futures: Learn today what your health looks like tomorrow

If heart disease and diabetes run in your family, you may be worried about what the future holds for your own health. While it’s always helpful to know your genetic history, it doesn’t tell the complete story . The good news is, you often don’t have to look too far.

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Treating low testosterone in men – an interview with CKNW’s Lynda Steele & Drex

The Steel & Drex Health Check spoke with Dr. Nathan Thakur, Executive Health Physician at Copeman Healthcare, about testosterone levels in men and the treatment that can be applied to increase vigour and energy.

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Calgary mother finally overcomes long-term health challenges

Having a private health team on their side has transformed Cathryn Carruthers and her family. Not only did Copeman Healthcare Centre pursue her “mother’s instinct” about her daughter’s hip dysplasia, it also supported Carruthers through her own series of health challenges.

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Creating Balance with Health, Work & Happiness

Dr. Beth Donaldson of Copeman Healthcare chats with CKNW about creating work-life balance and getting started on a path to a healthier, longer-lasting life.

How to control your financial stress – rather than let it control you

Medical Physician, Dr. Daniel Berendt and psychologist, Dr. Karen MacNeill discuss the effects of corporate and financial stress and what you can do to be more self-aware and better manage life’s stress and anxiety.

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CKNW’s Lynda Steele interviews Copeman team on pressing health topics

CKNW’s Lynda Steele spoke with Copeman’s clinical team about the latest on fertility, menopause, weight loss, brain health, men’s health, hormone replacement therapy and travel health.

Can’t keep up? 5 tips to manage stress and find calm

Can’t keep up? 5 tips to manage stress and find calm

Neuropsychologist, Dr. Elisabeth Sherman and Registered Psychologist, Richelle Mottosky discuss several ways to manage stress both physically and emotionally.

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Managing the ups and downs of Menopause

Dr. Rhonda Low offers her expertise on menopause, including how to reduce symptoms through both natural methods and hormone replacement options.

Men’s health for lifelong vigour

Men’s health for lifelong vigour

Dr. Nathan Thakur discusses the importance of good lifestyle choices men need to make to avoid hormonal health problems as they age and the hormone replacement treatments that are available.

CKNW interviews Copeman clinicians on popular health topics

CKNW interviews Copeman clinicians on popular health topics

This fall, CKNW’s Lynda Steele tapped into the expertise of Copeman’s clinical team for the latest information on stress management, skin health and more!

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CEO puts life on healthy course

Best of all, his team helped him change his lifestyle, eliminated or upgraded his medications and ultimately helped to reduce his risk of coronary heart disease by over 60 percent. Not only does he feel great, but he also feels like he is in a better position to lead his company.

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How to pick a health provider

With more and more individuals seeking the benefits comprehensive healthcare options can offer, it’s important to know what to look for when deciding which clinic to choose. As part of special to the Calgary Herald, Karen Durrie outlined several questions one should ask their potential new care provider.

Blood Pressure Measurement: calling for an update to century-old technology

Blood Pressure Measurement: calling for an update to century-old technology

New, improved technology exists for the accurate measurement of blood pressure, yet in Canada many doctors and clinics are still using a sphygmomanometer – popularized in 1990.

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Avenue Magazine: Accessing Health Care in Calgary

Copeman Healthcare Canada’s Chief Executive Officer, Chris Nedelmann was recently interviewed by Calgary’s Avenue Magazine’s Christina Frangou, for a feature on Alberta Healthcare.

The risks of self-medicating

The risks of self-medicating

We all self-medicate to some degree or another, but this type of self-treatment comes with risks.

Support offers peace of mind

Support offers peace of mind

In a Calgary Herald feature on mental health, journalist Barbara Balfour spoke to Copeman Healthcare’s Dr. Elisabeth Sherman about the importance of integrating psychological and brain health with primary healthcare services

Stress epidemic takes a toll on Canada’s business leaders

Stress epidemic takes a toll on Canada’s business leaders

A recent Vancouver Sun piece placed a spotlight on the stress epidemic facing Canadian business leaders. Journalist, Barbara Balfour spoke with Rick Tiedemann, Director of Business Development at Copeman Healthcare about the growing issue.

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Personalized clinics focus on efficiency

Private healthcare has taken managed to successfully reduce waiting room time for primary care appointments, while increasing the personalized care, attention and time of a typically family doctor appointment.

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Former Olympic athlete offers Copeman high praise

Maione, a client of Copeman Healthcare’s Edmonton Clinic, credits Dr. Colleen Friesen for helping him avoid what could have been a fatal brain aneurysm through early detection.

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Enhanced service delivery nets healthy result

When it comes to health outcomes, the patient experience can make all the difference. Customer service, however, is quite often left out of the scope of medicine, except at private healthcare clinic where outstanding customer service is part of their care model.

Stress strain on the brain can put health in peril

Stress strain on the brain can put health in peril

Prolonged stress also increases the risk of developing age-related cognitive disorders including Mild Cognitive Impairment, Vascular dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

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Managing risks to health is the key to prevention

Dr. Michael Koehle and Dr. Chris Dawkins share insight on predicting your health future through family history and genetic testing.

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Bad bosses take their tolls on employees and companies alike

UBC Workplace Psychology expert Sandra Robinson and Neuropsychologist Dr. Elisabeth Sherman speak to mental health in the workplace.

Feeding your stress: Why you do it and how to gain back control

Feeding your stress: in the Vancouver Sun

While most people know what they should be eating, when stress hormones kick in it’s difficult to stay on track and away from the food our bodies crave.

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Executive Health Programs Top List of Benefits for Star Performers

Executive healthcare is fast becoming an important part of the benefits that companies provide to their top talent.