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Scholarship Shortlist Alberta - Hasnaien Ahmed

Lost in Translation: The Physician-Patient Relationship: 2019 Scholarship Finalist (AB)

Read one of the short listed submissions from Alberta for the 2019 Copeman Preventative Healthcare Scholarship award, submitted by Hasnaien Ahmed

Scholarship Finalist BC - Sophia Jhajj

The Role of Nutrition in Preventative Healthcare: 2019 Scholarship Finalist (BC)

Read one of the shortlisted submissions from BC for the 2019 Copeman Preventative Healthcare Scholarship award, submitted by Sophia Jhajj

Scholarship Finalist Alberta - Robert Broos

Seniors Exercise Classes and Dogs: 2019 Scholarship Finalist (AB)

Read one of the short listed submissions from Alberta for the 2019 Copeman Preventative Healthcare Scholarship award, submitted by Robert Broos

Scholarship Finalist BC - Vishwathsen Karthikeyan

Precision Medicine, AI and Individualized Care: 2019 Scholarship Finalist (BC)

Read one of the shortlisted submissions from BC for the 2019 Copeman Preventative Healthcare Scholarship award, submitted by Vishwathsen Karthikeyan

Scholarship Shortlist Alberta - Harshbir Kang

Data Design: A Powerful Option for Public Health Education and Engagement: 2019 Scholarship Finalist (AB)

Read one of the short listed submissions from Alberta for the 2019 Copeman Preventative Healthcare Scholarship award, submitted by Harshbir Kang

Scholarship Finalist - AB - Emilie Dick

Evidence-based Guidelines in Physiotherapy: 2019 Scholarship Finalist (AB)

Read one of the short listed submissions from Alberta for the 2019 Copeman Preventative Healthcare Scholarship award, submitted by Emilie Dick

Scholarship Shortlist BC - Hermeen Dhillon

Health Literacy to Empower Children: 2019 Scholarship Finalist (BC)

Read one of the shortlisted submissions from BC for the 2019 Copeman Preventative Healthcare Scholarship award, submitted by Hermeen Dhillon

2019 Scholarship - BC Shortlist - Hayley Carolan

Mental Health in Schools: 2019 Scholarship Finalist (BC)

Read one of the shortlisted submissions from BC for the 2019 Copeman Preventative Healthcare Scholarship award, submitted by Hayley Carolan

Scholarship - Alberta Shortlist Chu Lin

Fear Tactics Have No Role in Preventive Medicine: 2019 Scholarship Finalist (AB)

Read one of the short listed submissions from Alberta for the 2019 Copeman Preventative Healthcare Scholarship award, submitted by Chu Lin

Melissa Wan- BC-Winner

Dear Future-Self: 2019 Scholarship Winner (BC)

Read the winning submission for the 2019 Copeman Preventative Healthcare Scholarship award, submitted by Melissa Wan

Michael Duncan AB-Winner

Keeping Seniors Socially Active: 2019 Scholarship Winner (AB)

Read the winning submission for the 2019 Copeman Preventative Healthcare Scholarship award, submitted by Michael Duncan

Ilyana Voth-BC-Winner

Asparagus: 2019 Scholarship Winner (BC)

Read the winning submission for the 2019 Copeman Preventative Healthcare Scholarship award, submitted by Ilyana Voth

Setting Children and Families Up for Success: 2018 Scholarship Shortlist (AB)

Jordyn Goobie University of Calgary (Medicine Hat College) – Bachelor of Nursing – 2020 From the moment of conception, the human body is constantly growing and changing to adapt to the environment. The development of the brain is considered to be the most intricate and research has indicated that the development of the prefrontal cortex of […]

Scholarship Essay Series - AB Winner (Samantha Hann)

Nursing and Prevention in Schools: 2018 Scholarship Winner (AB)

Read the winning essay for the 2018 Copeman Preventative Healthcare Scholarship award, written by Samantha Hann in Alberta!

Scholarship Essay Series - BC Winner (Tribesty)

Gardening and Preventative Healthcare: 2018 Scholarship Winner (BC)

Read the winning submission for the 2018 Copeman Preventative Healthcare Scholarship award, submitted by Tribesty Nguyen!

Strategies to ward off winter illnesses

9 Strategies to Ward Off Winter Illnesses

Want to stay healthy this cold and flu season? Here are 9 tips that are proven to reduce the risk of falling ill during the winter months.

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5 Non-Medicinal Treatments for Insomnia

If you’ve been diagnosed with insomnia or are having difficulty sleeping, these 5 natural, non-medicinal therapies can be effective treatment

Exercise as medicine

The Miracle Medication: No Prescription Required!

What if you discovered a medication capable of preventing or treating dozens of diseases? Luckily, this magic medication exists; exercise!

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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.

Zika Virus: What you need to know

Zika Virus: What you need to know

With Zika disease in the news, we’re getting more questions from clients about what this means to them. Here are some commonly asked questions and answers.

Genetic Risk and Alzheimer’s Disease: Should You Worry?

Genetic risk and Alzheimer’s disease: Should you worry?

Alzheimer’s Disease is now so common that almost all of us have experienced a family member slowly succumb to the condition. Could this also happen to you?

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.

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Prevention and Protection before Participation

Whether you’re participating in recreational sports or preparing for a competition, being active can be stressful on your body. Know your risks of sports injuries and how to prevent them before you get out onto the field, gym, or pathway.

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Eating together is more important than you think

Eating together is more important than you can imagine.

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.

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Top seven ways to protect your brain

Professional brain health programs such as those available at Copeman Healthcare monitor for early signs of cognitive decline and develop prevention and treatment programs needed to protect your brain over the long haul.

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There is no gain in pain

There is no treatment that heals our body better than our own body itself.

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An Ounce Of Prevention for Cardiovascular Disease

Considering the prevalence of cardiovascular disease in Canada, and the dangers of it, people are urged to do everything possible to promote heart health.

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Copeman Healthcare honoured in Vancouver’s Profiles of Excellence

Since 2005, Copeman Healthcare Centre has been breathing new life into the old adage that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.

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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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Staying fit and limber through the ages

At every stage of development exercise is crucial to our mental and physical well-being. Circumstances will often dictate our lifestyle choices and the physical activities that are available to us.

Men's Health Beyond the basics

Men’s Health: Beyond the basics

The following guidelines are designed to help men understand key health issues at each stage of life and the impact that aging will have on their health.

Practical tips for the cold and flu season

It’s that time again: Practical tips for the cold & flu season

In order to help you deal with the months ahead, we’ve outlined the causes, symptoms, preventative steps and basic treatment methods for both the common cold and flu.

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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.

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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.

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Is cognitive decline preventable? Four things you can do to protect your brain

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. Although Alzheimer’s disease remains an incurable illness there is now hope for prevention and protection.

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Copeman Kids Program

Copeman Kids provides parents and parents-to-be with advanced health services and helpful guidance to ensure that their children have the best chance of developing a sound physical, cognitive and psychological foundation.

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Travel Medicine

Travel offers many unexpected challenges, but illness should never be one of them. Get educated on health risks for exotic destinations and avoid surprises.

Getting to know your Family Health Nurse

Getting to know your Family Health Nurse

A family health nurse was introduced to your collaborative care team in May 2012 to act as the point person or unofficial coach to help guide, support and ensure your ongoing care.

Premium Healthcare Services-the Other Life Insurance

Premium Healthcare Services—The “Other” Life Insurance

Canadians spend $280 billion per year on life insurance, but less than 3% of that on preventive health services to improve their chances of living longer.

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.

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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.

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Copeman Healthcare Offers St. Albert Residents Team-Based, Preventative Medicine

Copeman Healthcare delivers excellence in prevention and health management. The Centres offer each client a personalized experience and a team of professionals.

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Colorectal Cancer Screening and Prevention

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in Canada and is the second most common cause of death from cancer. If detected early colorectal cancer is highly treatable and may not be so deadly.

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Feed your body to prevent cancer

There is no ‘magic food bullet’ that will stop cancer in its tracks. However, research has identified key nutrition steps that you can start taking now that will help prevent cancer.

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Exercise: Keeping Your Bones Healthy

Osteoporosis can be prevented and managed through pharmacologic interventions, nutrition and physical activity. Our focus in physiotherapy is to promote physical activity.

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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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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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