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When knowledge is not enough overcoming psychological roadblocks to lifestyle change

When knowledge is not enough: Overcoming psychological roadblocks to lifestyle change

While knowledge can be empowering, knowledge alone does not necessarily translate into healthy living. Research suggests a number of psychological roadblocks can, and often do, sabotage our efforts at healthy living, even if our lives depend on it.

Reboot your exercise routine: 5 easy tips to meet your fitness goals

Reboot your exercise routine: 5 easy tips to meet your fitness goals

Is your resolution for 2015 to finally reach your health and fitness goals? It’s not as daunting as it may seem. Follow these five easy tips to get the most out of your workout.

6 disease-preventing diet changes

6 disease-preventing diet changes

When dietary “trends” come and go like last season’s fashion line-ups, making sense of it all can get a little overwhelming.

Fact or Fiction? Your guide to common immunization misconceptions

Fact or Fiction? Your guide to common immunization misconceptions

According to the Public Health Agency of Canada, in the last 50 years, immunization has saved more lives in Canada than any other health intervention. So with such impressive results, why are our immunization rates dropping? Often because of these common misconceptions.

the benefits of beans

5 Benefits of Beans

We could all use more beans and lentils in our lives whether it be to lose weight, reduce cholesterol, manage diabetes, or simply to eat less meat.

Enhanced Well Child Visits in a Primary Care Setting: Overview and Experiences

Enhanced Well Child Visits in a Primary Care Setting: Overview and Experiences

Copeman Healthcare Centre’s research on the importance of extending well child visits beyond the recommended years through the Copeman Kids Program.

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Initiating Comprehensive Travel Health Services in Primary Care

To demonstrate the importance of providing high quality, individual -focused complete travel services using an experienced multidisciplinary team and reduce the prevalence and severity of illness and injury obtained by travelers aboard.

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.

the non-smoker's guide to lung cancer

The non-smoker’s guide to lung cancer: how to protect yourself from the invisible killer

About 16 per cent of lung cancer deaths, or 3,000 cases per year in Canada, occur in non-smokers. The leading cause of lung cancer in non-smokers is an invisible, tasteless, odourless gas called radon, which exists in harmful levels in almost 7 per cent of homes in Canada.

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Likeminder™ – The future of preventive mental healthcare

A new type of social network for your private life – scheduled to be launched this year – could make a tremendous difference in removing common obstacles in the prevention of mental health and wellness issues.