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 […]
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.”
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? 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.
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.
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.
Dr. Chris Dawkins examines the hormonal effects of chronic stress and what you can do to rebalance.
Dr. Beth Donaldson addresses common fertility concerns and provides helpful advice for men and women to help you increase your chances of getting pregnant.
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.
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.