Exercise in the city: could you be doing more harm than good?

Exercise in the city: Could you be doing more harm than good?

If you live in an urban centre and enjoy exercising outdoors, you may have wondered if air pollution might be undoing the positive effects of your workout.

Regularly scheduled health maintenance

Regularly scheduled health maintenance

In the rush of our busy lives, health maintenance can often take a back seat to the demands of our cars, homes, and other routine activities. But the importance of an annual Comprehensive Health Assessment – especially for busy, highly stressed individuals – cannot be over stated.

Keeping corporate travelers healthy while abroad

Keeping corporate travelers healthy while abroad

In the increasingly global business market, corporate travel is taking people to further destinations for longer periods of time. Because the stakes of these trips can be high, the health of travelling employees should be a top consideration.

no gain in pain physiotherapy

There is no gain in pain

There is no treatment that heals our body better than our own body itself.

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.