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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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Gluteal Amnesia – Is It Affecting Your Golf Swing?

Golf may not be a vigorous aerobic workout, however it is not a game for the ‘un-fit’ individual. Golf requires a great deal of flexibility, coordination, strength and balance

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En light ened – Protecting Yourself Against the Sun’s Rays

As the days get warmer and longer, we all spend more time in direct sunlight. It is important to be aware of sun’s potential effect on your skin.

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The Healthy Traveller – Preventing Travellers’ Diarrhea

During a 2-week vacation, 50 % of the travellers may develop travellers’ diarrhea at least once. It may last 3-5 days and in severe cases can last longer.

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5 Nutrition Myths Debunked

Registered Dietitian Nina Hirvi debunks common nutrition myths.

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Exercising Cancer

For those who have been diagnosed with cancer, what role does exercise play in recovery & survivorship thereafter? Research points to positive effects.

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6 top breast health myths, debunked

Breasts. We all have them, but do we all know what to do with them? Copeman Healthcare Family Physician Dr. Beth Donaldson dispels any myths you may have about breast cancer screening.

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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.