sedentary death syndrome sitting disease

Sedentary Death Syndrome: What it is and what you can do to prevent it

By now you may have heard that our largely sedentary modern lifestyle is an increasingly large contributor to premature death. There’s now even a name for this condition: sedentary death syndrome, also known as “the sitting disease.” How serious is sedentary death syndrome? Recent reports from the World Health Organization (WHO) suggest it could be […]

4 ways to cope with caregiver burnout

4 ways to cope with caregiver burnout

As the baby boom generation grows older and more people start to succumb to age-related disease, there is an increasing need for caregivers. Although most are happy to take on this position, the role of a caregiver is difficult and can often result in what is known as “caregiver burnout.”

9 secrets to living longer

9 secrets to living longer

While there are many factors that contribute to a happier, healthier life, the ultimate question for many of us is still, “What is the secret to living longer?” Here are the 9 secrets that will set you on the right track!

Men’s sexual health - what counts as normal? An interview with CKNW’s Lynda Steele & Drex

Men’s sexual health – what counts as normal? An interview with CKNW’s Lynda Steele & Drex

Men’s sexual health – what counts as normal? What could be a warning sign of other health problems? CKNW’s Health Check took a moment to chat with Dr Nathan Thakur, Medical Director with Copeman Healthcare, to ask these and other questions.

Cancer prevention advice from Dr. Beth Donaldson

Don’t shy away from the “C” word: early screening for peace of mind

When we talk about disease prevention, cancer is the one that most often comes to mind. It seems like something we have no control over, but there are a few simple steps you can take to reduce your risk.

Low energy? Your thyroid may be to blame

Low energy? Your thyroid may be to blame

Dr. Tracy Thomson discusses the signs and symptoms related to poor thyroid health and provides recommendations that help keep this important gland healthy as you age.

Surprising ways stress affects your hormones (and how to naturally rebalance)

Surprising ways stress affects your hormones (and how to naturally rebalance)

Dr. Chris Dawkins examines the hormonal effects of chronic stress and what you can do to rebalance.

Increasing your fertility for successful conception

Increasing your fertility for successful conception

Dr. Beth Donaldson addresses common fertility concerns and provides helpful advice for men and women to help you increase your chances of getting pregnant.

Over 65? Top 3 vaccinations you need to get now

Over 65? Top 3 vaccinations you need to get now

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.

5 strategies for slowing aging

5 strategies to help slow down the aging process

Why does one person remain vigorous into his 80s and another dwindles at 70? How can we protect ourselves against premature aging? Here are 5 proven strategies.