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early detection of prostate cancer success in Calgary

Routine test at leading Calgary clinic finds overlooked cancer

The story of one Calgary man whose prostate cancer was found early and successfully treated thanks to a preventative approach to healthcare.

a happy accident of life changing healthcare

A happy event of life-changing healthcare

One Vancouver man’s complete health transformation after being diagnosed with PTSD, hypertension, high cholesterol and below-average cardio fitness levels.

Three common myths about your brain

Three common myths about your brain

As we continue to learn more about its intricate operation with every passing day, we now know enough to dispel some of the most enduring myths. Here are three you may have heard:

Take control of your health Learn your family health history

Take control of your health: Learn your family health history

We often resemble our family members since we share common physical traits with them. This can also be true of certain health conditions such as diabetes or heart disease.

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.

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.

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Remember Movember:

Thanks to organizations like “Movember” and other forward thinking healthcare entities, the turning of the leaves signals the time to focus on men’s health – specifically prevention and early detection of prostate Cancer.

collaborative team based medical care

Team-based preventative medicine to reduce long-term risk of disease

It may sound a bit like a paradox but when you’re healthy that’s just the time to start thinking about a prevention plan.

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.

cancer success story

Prevention is a “Slam Dunk” for Member Chris Radu

Chris Radu, a Copeman Healthcare Centre member, is winning a battle with cancer. Like all people diagnosed with the disease, he was not expecting this battle.