Resources

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Dr. Beth Donaldson to Speak at Business Showcase

Dr. Beth Donaldson will discuss Health Risk Management at the West Vancouver Chamber of Commerce’s North Shore Business Showcase on October 11th at Part Royal.

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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.

Get Moving – The Importance of Exercise for Reducing Colon Cancer Risk

Get Moving – The Importance of Exercise for Reducing Colon Cancer Risk

The more physically active you are, and the higher the intensity of that activity, the greater the reduction in colon cancer risk. The Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology recommends accumulating at least 150 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity each week.

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Warming up for exercise after winter

It is wise to “warm up” our muscles with daily exercises to lower our risk for injury after months of winter exercise hibernation.

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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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The Connection: Heart & Brain Health

Heart and brain diseases are highly age-related, and share risk factors. As the population ages, the prevalence of heart and brain disease is set to increase

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Metabolic Syndrome —the “Perfect Storm”

Metabolic syndrome is a term used to describe a group of risk factors that collectively increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

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The Dangers of High-Normal Blood Pressure (Prehypertension)

Prehypertension is the precursor to a hypertension diagnosis. As prehypertension does not cause any symptoms, the only way to detect prehypertension is to keep track of your blood pressure readings.

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February is Heart and Stroke Awareness Month

February is Heart and Stroke Awareness Month. This article is dedicated to these very important topics.