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Wellness information for Canadians

Slips and Falls

Slips and Falls

With winter weather finally settling in for the season, many Canadians are taking extra precautions to prevent the slick and icy surfaces outside from causing slips and falls. While some are simply avoiding a wintery slip to avoid minor bruises, falls can be a serious matter of health for others. Fortunately, there are steps that can be taken to avoid getting hurt this winter and all year.

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Diabetes Awareness

Diabetes Awareness

Diabetes - What You Need To Know Diabetes is very common in Canada, but is also a very serious illness that could have severe consequences if it isn’t properly managed. In many instances, diabetes can be controlled with the combined efforts of your healthcare team and...

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Coping Strategies For Better Mental Health

Coping Strategies For Better Mental Health

Stress and Your Health Stress is a physical response as your body releases chemicals and hormones to help you cope with stressors you are facing - creating a very real physical effect on your body. Not only does stress affect how you think and feel in the present, but...

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Flu Season In 2018

Flu Season In 2018

Most people have noticed the seasonal rise in sniffles and colds. Flu season is upon us, and it’s essential for everyone of all ages to take precautions against it. Flu Season Every year, the fall season marks the beginning of an increase in cases of the flu. While...

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Cancer & Cancer Research

Cancer & Cancer Research

Cancer has touched the lives of every Canadian in some way - through family, loved ones, or friends. Together, we put in tremendous effort to work towards improving cancer treatments, understanding more about the disease, and supporting those in our lives and...

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Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Alzheimer’s and Dementia

As people age, we are used to them becoming more forgetful and slowing down as their body and mind get older. While we might expect this as a natural part of aging, signs of Dementia and Alzheimer’s are never normal, nor should they be anticipated. Understanding these...

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Prostate Cancer

Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is becoming a common part of our vocabulary as we are surrounded by awareness and fundraising efforts. The public attention on this illness is warranted, as it’s the most common cancer to affect Canadian men - One in seven men will be diagnosed in...

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Immunization Basics

Immunization Basics

Our ability to vaccinate against some of the most dangerous diseases has prevented millions of deaths. They’re part of our routine medical care, but there are still many questions that people have about them: What Are Vaccines? Vaccines are preventative treatments....

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Ear and Eye Health

Ear and Eye Health

While doctor’s visits are a common part of preventative medicine, we need to consider our ear and eye health as part of our routine check-ups, making sure that we keep our health in mind every day. Taking Care of Health Many health issues from damage to our sight and...

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