helping a smoker quit

Helping a smoker quit!

Do you have a friend, family member or colleague you want to help quit smoking? Supporting someone through the quitting process can be a challenge and is one of the key factors to quitting success!

ounce of prevention cardiovascular health

An Ounce Of Prevention for Cardiovascular Disease

Considering the prevalence of cardiovascular disease in Canada, and the dangers of it, people are urged to do everything possible to promote heart health.

home blood pressure monitoring

Home Blood Pressure Monitoring (HBPM)

Adults need ongoing blood pressure assessment through their lives because 1 in 4 Canadians is affected by hypertension (high blood pressure) and 50% of 50 year-old adults are hypertensive.

Home blood pressure monitoring (HBPM) is a stronger predictor of cardiovascular disease events than office based readings.

womens health through the ages

Women’s Health: Beyond the basics

Women’s health programs are often most effective when care is tailored to specific stages of life. Beyond the teens it is often helpful to think of healthcare needs in terms of decades – matching care to address common complaints seen in the 20’s, 30’s, 40’s, 50’s and beyond.

Men's Health Beyond the basics

Men’s Health: Beyond the basics

The following guidelines are designed to help men understand key health issues at each stage of life and the impact that aging will have on their health.

Practical tips for the cold and flu season

It’s that time again: Practical tips for the cold & flu season

In order to help you deal with the months ahead, we’ve outlined the causes, symptoms, preventative steps and basic treatment methods for both the common cold and flu.

pediatric childrens medicine copeman kids

Copeman Kids Program

Copeman Kids provides parents and parents-to-be with advanced health services and helpful guidance to ensure that their children have the best chance of developing a sound physical, cognitive and psychological foundation.

Alternative Treatment for Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

Alternative Treatment for Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

Is there an alternative to Warfarin for the treatment of patients with atrial fibrillation? Question and Answer session with Cardiologist, Dr. Brett Heilbron.

Hypertension-the theme for World Health Day

Hypertension: the theme for World Health Day 2013

The most important risk factor for death and disability is Hypertension. The World Health Organization chose Hypertension as the theme for World Health Day 2013

Metabolic Syndrome-The lifestyle disease

Metabolic Syndrome: the lifestyle disease

Metabolic Syndrome, sometimes referred to as the plague of the modern era, traces its roots back to the period of rapid urbanization around the time of ancient Greece. Learn more about this condition and how to avoid it.