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Please enjoy this collection of health articles, tips, recipes and news from our expert clinical team members, including physicians, dietitians, kinesiologists, psychologists, neuropsychologists and family health nurses.

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It’s Flu Season – Why Do You Need A “Flu Shot” Every Year?

An annual flu shot reduces the risk of complications associated with influenza infection. Common symptoms are fever, headache, tiredness, cough, and sore throat

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Fall Fruits – Nutritious and Delicious

Fall has arrived but that doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy fresh fruit. Summer berries may disappear, but there are some fabulous fall fruits!

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Looking for a Healthy Heart? Start With Your Brain!

Important components of both a brain and a heart health program are exercise, nutrition, weight management, stress management and sleep.

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How Mindfulness is Good for the Heart

Mindfulness is being fully aware of whatever is happening in the present moment, an observation of mind and body through calm and focused awareness.

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Interval Training Exercise for Heart Health

What’s the best type of exercise to accomplish a stronger and healthier heart? Is one form of aerobic exercise better than another?

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Lifestyle Lessons: Blood Pressure and your Heart

One of the cheapest and most effective ways to strengthen the heart muscle and improve blood flow throughout the body is through regular exercise.

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The New Heart Healthy Diet Buzzword: Phytosterols

Phytosterols have recently been introduced to a limited number of foods. They are intended for adults who want to lower their cholesterol and improve their heart health.

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Do you have a Retirement Plan—for your Brain?

All human beings thrive on direction, challenge, structure, and purpose. And this is true for the length of our lifespans up to and most certainly beyond age 65.

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The Connection: Heart & Brain Health

Heart and brain diseases are highly age-related, and share risk factors. As the population ages, the prevalence of heart and brain disease is set to increase

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Getting “FITT”- Try These 4 Healthy Heart Exercise Tips

Physical inactivity is a risk factor for heart disease. The FITT Principle is a set of rules that can help you maximize the heart healthy benefits you receive from exercise.