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Stay Safe and Healthy While You Travel A Travelers Checklist

5 Pro Travel Tips: How to Stay Healthy this Winter

Whether for work or play, here are some important things to consider before bidding bon voyage. And don’t forget your virtual care app, Medisys on-Demand

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.

fact or fiction dispelling myths of immunization

Fact or Fiction: Dispelling the Myths of Immunization

The resurgence of preventable diseases emphasizes the importance of understanding the facts before making informed decisions on a matter that can have serious health implications for you, your family and your community.

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 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.

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3 Tips for BBQ Safety & Safely Cooking Food

Tis’ the season for barbequing. It’s a convenient, quick, and versatile way of cooking that can be done with no added fat. But is it as healthy as we think it is? Barbequing can be a healthy way to prepare food if you follow a few precautions.

Griller Beware-Tips for healthy barbequing

Griller Beware: Tips for healthy barbequing

BBQ season is upon us! Yet while barbecuing meats results in tasty, lower fat fare (as the fat in food tends to drip off), this and other dry heat cooking methods such as baking and frying produce harmful substances known as Advanced Glycation Endproducts or AGE’s.

A complete guide to sunscreen and sun protection for healthy summer skin

A complete guide to sunscreen and sun protection for healthy summer skin

Everyone looks forward to the warm summer sun and the outdoor sports and activities that accompany it. While the UV radiation from the sun provides us with many benefits, there are important risks to keep in mind with overexposure.

top seven ways to protect your brain

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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Pregnancy and Exercise

Exercise is vital to living a healthy lifestyle and pregnancy is no exception. Exercise during pregnancy is essential to the health of both mother and baby.

Stay Safe and Healthy While You Travel A Travelers Checklist

Stay Safe and Healthy While You Travel: A Travelers Checklist

It is important that, in addition to enjoyment, we plan for safe and healthy travel. Here are some important things to consider before bidding bon voyage.