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Over 65? Top 3 vaccinations you need to get now

Over 65? Top 3 vaccinations you need to get now

To prevent prevent common illnesses and fight immune aging, those 65 or older are encouraged to visit their Copeman Family Health Nurse (or Nurse Practitioner) to discuss these top 3 vaccines.

is your immune system aging your memory

Is your immune system aging your memory? 5 ways to slow immune-aging

Immune-aging accelerates aging; it may also damage your brain. Dr. Sherman has 5 tips to help slow down the process.

Vaccination: The preventive medicine. Creating immunity and fighting disease.

Vaccination: The preventive medicine. Creating immunity and fighting disease.

Vaccines are extremely efficient in the fight against infection. Most vaccines produce immunity around 90 -100% of the time. A good example is the human papilloma virus vaccine which has an efficacy rate of 96.7%.

top 5 vitamins and minerals for a healthy immune system

Top 5 vitamins and minerals for a healthy immune system

What and how you eat affects your immune system; inadequate intake of selected micronutrients can lead to immune deficiency. Dietitians Linda Cuda and Michelle Ross explain the top 5 nutrients needed for a healthy immune system.

time for tea how caffeine consumption affects our immune system

Time for tea? How caffeine consumption affects our immune system

Do you wake up feeling lethargic? Are you substituting lattes for a regular sleep schedule? If you answered yes to any of the above questions, you may be overdosing on caffeine.

Exercise for a healthy immune system

Exercise for a healthy immune system

Do you ever feel like you are constantly trying to get over a cold? Exercise can be a great way to keep your immune system strong.

5 strategies for slowing aging

5 strategies to help slow down the aging process

Why does one person remain vigorous into his 80s and another dwindles at 70? How can we protect ourselves against premature aging? Here are 5 proven strategies.