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.

Can a healthy lifestyle trump the genetics of heart disease?

Can a healthy lifestyle trump the genetics of heart disease?

While your chance of having a heart attack may be higher if it runs in your family, a number of lifestyle factors at play in the development of cardiovascular disease are actually well within our control.

smoking why stop now

Smoking: Why stop now?

Cessation will not only stop the daily damage to your body, but will also have an immediate positive effect on every aspect of your health, the health of those around you, and your overall quality of life.

Overcoming 6 common barriers to healthy lifestyle change

Overcoming 6 common barriers to healthy lifestyle change

The barriers to successful change are deep-rooted and difficult to overcome. However, with appropriate knowledge, guidance and support, you can make healthy lifestyle changes and look forward to impressive results.

unlocking your genetic code

Unlocking your genetic code – the science behind genetic testing

Certified Genetic Counsellor, Katherine Hodson answers your most asked questions about genes, genetic testing and why it may (or may not) be right for you.

got jet lag helpful tips to reset your body clock

Got jet lag? 7 helpful tips to reset your body clock

It’s called jet lag, and it’s caused by the temporary difference between the sleep and wake cycle generated by our internal body clock at home, and the environmental rhythms of our destination time zone.

10 bedtime tips to get your child to sleep

10 bedtime tips to get your child to sleep

Sleep is an essential part of daily life for people of all ages. For children, sleep helps them grow, combat illness, and recover from action-filled days of new experiences. Well rested children are better able to cope with daily tasks and regulate their emotions.

New insights on combating Rosacea

New insights on combating Rosacea

While a subtle, rosy glow reflects good health and inner radiance, the persistent ruddiness experienced by over 2 million Canadians with chronic rosacea is not the glow they’re looking for. The good news is that there are new developments in treatment for this chronic skin condition.

Let the sunshine in - but know your limits

Let the sunshine in – but know your limits

Too much of a good thing can be harmful if the right precautions to protect yourself are not taken. Finding an appropriate balance between the risks and benefits of sunlight is critical.