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The Benefits of Interval Training

By Medisys | May 21 2019 | Physical Health
For many people, cardiovascular training can seem like a daunting task.  Now is the time to get ...
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May Newsletter - The Women's Health Issue

By Medisys | May 07 2019 | News, Newsletters
From childhood to senior age, women face many life conditions and health issues specific to their ...
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Greek Spaghetti Squash Bowl

An excellent alternative to pasta, this spaghetti squash bowl will satisfy your cravings for Greek ...
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Taking the stigma out of vaginal atrophy

Within a few years of menopause, up to 50% of women develop symptoms related to vaginal atrophy ...
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The best foods for women as they age

It’s no surprise that women have different nutritional needs than men. Hormonal changes that occur ...
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4 Reasons to Consult a Virtual Doctor

By Medisys | April 25 2019 | News, Virtual Care
Technological innovation is transforming most Canadian industries, and a recent study on behalf of ...
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8 Things every woman should do for her brain

According to the Women’s Brain Health Initiative, a Canadian charitable organization dedicated to ...
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5 Health Issues That Can be Treated With an Online Doctors Visit

By Medisys | April 17 2019 | News, Virtual Care
It’s a tough reality in Canada that obstacles like long doctor’s office wait times and difficulty ...
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April Newsletter - Your Skin Health

By Medisys | April 04 2019 | News, Newsletters
Millions of Canadians a year battle with skin health issues or concerns. In this issue, our experts ...
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6 Things You Need to Know About Telemedicine and Telehealth

By Medisys | April 01 2019 | News, Virtual Care
Can mobile technology make us healthier? Ever since the first time the telephone was used to ...
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The Telemedicine Advantage

By Medisys | April 01 2019 | Virtual Care
Healthcare technology, including telemedicine and virtual care, is streamlining the ways that ...
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Recipe: Gluten-free, high-protein Dutch baby

Inspired by David Eyre’s pancake from the New York Times Cookbook, Jessica’s version of the Dutch ...
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What to eat for a radiant, healthy skin

Today more than ever, both in adolescence and in adulthood, men and women feel increased pressure ...
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Swap your beef burger for a plant-based one

By Medisys | March 18 2019 | News, Nutrition & Recipes
Whether you're looking to reduce your meat consumption, find a substitus to dairy products because ...
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Different Types of Telemedicine

By Medisys | March 13 2019 | Virtual Care
Convenient access to doctors, nurse practitioners and medical services is the driving force behind ...
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Virtual Care 101: Everything you need to know

By Medisys | March 08 2019 | News, Virtual Care
Imagine getting medical attention the moment you need it, anywhere in the world. Picture having a ...
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March Newsletter - Unlocking the Potential of Food

By Medisys | March 05 2019 | Newsletters
March is Nutrition Month in Canada and this year, the objective is to help Canadians unlock the ...
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Self-esteem at work: does gender play a role?

Self-esteem plays a significant role in how men and women may view themselves in the workplace, and ...
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The Healthy Eating Guide - Free Download

By Medisys | March 04 2019 | Challenges & Guides
Are you looking to improve your eating habits?
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Unlock the Potential of Food

Food has the potential to offer a variety of benefits, including increased energy, decreased risk ...
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Healthy Food Swaps

When it comes to eating healthy, small changes can add up to offer huge health benefits. These ...
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Dr. Elman on CBC Radio Discussing Virtual care

By Medisys | March 01 2019 | Virtual Care
Healthcare at your fingertips, also known as telemedicine or virtual healthcare, is quickly ...
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February Newsletter - Mental Health & Preventive Brain Health

By Medisys | February 15 2019 | Newsletters
Mental illness doesn’t discriminate. It can affect anyone, and costs North American businesses ...
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Mental Health in the Workplace: Fighting Stigma

By Medisys | February 05 2019 | Mental Wellness, News
One in five Canadians will face a mental health issue during their lifetime — an issue touching ...
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How to Talk to Your Teen About Substance Use

Canadian youth have one of the highest rates of cannabis use worldwide. 70% of Canadian youths ...
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Canadian teens among highest users of cannabis in the developed world

Original article published on  20 Aug 2018 / in Brain Health, Live Well  / by Amra Dizdarevic, see ...
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Meet Dr. Harinee Surendra

By Medisys | February 01 2019 | Meet Our Experts
Dr. Harinee Surendra graduated from the University of Toronto’s Integrative Biology program, then ...
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Pre-Shovelling Warm-Up Poster - Free Download

By Medisys | January 29 2019 | Challenges & Guides
Is Shovelling Causing You Aches and Pains?   
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The Truth about Soy: Busting the Myths

In today's era of endless content, there is an abundance of sources discussing what to include, or ...
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The Ketogenic Diet - A Beginners Guide

The Ketogenic diet has been rising in popularity over the past few years thanks to its many ...
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Desk stretches Calendar for Your Work Station - Free Download

By Medisys | January 10 2019 | News, Challenges & Guides
Feeling Soar and Stiff at Your Desk?  
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January Newsletter - Making Your New year's resolutions Stick

By Medisys | January 10 2019 | News, Newsletters
New year, New you! Skip the long list of resolutions and just focus on just one, like adopting a ...
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The Real ROI of Employee Wellness Programs

By Medisys | January 09 2019 | Mental Wellness, News
Are your wellness programs optimized? According to research, probably not.  The popularity of ...
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Pumpkin Spice Banana Muffins

By Vancouver Medisys Dietitian Team | January 08 2019 |
These muffins freeze very well in a Ziplock and will last for about 3 months. Take them out as you ...
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Overeating: mind the portions!

Did you find yourself over indulging latly? Don’t feel badly about it; you now have time to get ...
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December Newsletter - You're invited to join the 12 Days of Wellness e-campaign!

By Medisys | December 17 2018 | Newsletters
This month, our newsletter takes the form of a very special e-campaign: we invite you to celebrate ...
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How Virtual Care is Reshaping the Future of Canadian Benefits Programs

  In today’s competitive talent pool, understanding employees’ motivations and expectations is ...
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Time Saving Workouts

Health is one of our most precious assets, and one of the areas where many of us vow to make ...
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Quick and easy lunch ideas

The table below includes a list of healthy snacks that can easily be made into lunches. Be ...
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4 Super-Healthy Smoothie Recipes

One smoothie does not fit all flavour preferences. These smoothie recipes are meals designed by ...
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DIY Fajita Spice Mix - A Perfect Holiday Gift for Foodies

By Meghan Wilton | November 06 2018 | News, Nutrition & Recipes
For the foodies on your holiday list, try a DIY healthy edible treat. Complement the gift with a ...
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Vegan, Gluten-Free, Gingerbread Granola

By Meghan Wilton | November 06 2018 | News, Nutrition & Recipes
For the foodies on your holiday list, try a DIY healthy edible treat. Complement the gift with a ...
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9 Tips for Healthier, Happier Holidays

With the holidays fast approaching, our social calendars begin to become filled with parties, ...
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5 Holiday Meal Hacks

Is a healthy family feast on your wish list this year? Studies show that the average weight gain ...
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Beet hummus - an easy, healthy, festive, holiday dip!

By Medisys | November 04 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
Looking for an easy, festive holiday recipe to serve at your next company pot luck or holiday ...
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Refined Sugar Free Holiday Gingerbread Loaf

By Medisys | November 04 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
This recipe is adapted ...
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Sad? You may suffer from seasonal affective disorder

Do the fall and winter months get you down? Do you feel sluggish, sad, irritable, unmotivated or ...
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5 Reasons Why Breast Density Matters

Millions of Canadian women have dense breasts. Most women don’t know what their breast density ...
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November Newsletter - Preventive Health for the Mind and Body

By Medisys | November 02 2018 | News, Newsletters
Preventive health for the body and the mind. This month, learn proactive strategies to help manage ...
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MOST ADULTS GAIN 1-5 POUNDS DURING THE HOLIDAYS, AND KEEP IT ON

By Medisys | November 01 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
December holidays come but once a year, can’t we let loose a little? Do you really want me to spoil ...
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Looking for Healthier Holiday Treats? Try Our Sugar Free, Alcohol-Free Eggnog!

By Medisys | November 01 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
Did you know that the average Canadian over the age of 15 drinks 10 litres of pure alcohol per ...
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The Link Between Practicing Gratitude and Your Health

By Andrea Stokes | October 29 2018 |
Taking a moment to acknowledge what we have to be grateful for is a simple task and one that offers ...
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How to avoid putting on those 'holiday party pounds'

Most of us know that eggnog, shortbread cookies, mini sausage rolls, turkey stuffing and mini ...
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Intermittent Fasting 101

By Iris Lozano, RD | October 23 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
What is intermittent fasting? 
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Cannabis Legalization: What Employers Need to Know

By Dr. Farrell Cahill | October 17 2018 | Mental Wellness, News
With the legalization of recreational cannabis in Canada now upon us, employers are getting ...
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October Newsletter - Healthy Halloween Treats

By Medisys | October 01 2018 | News, Newsletters
Discover how to curb sugar cravings, the truth behind fatty liver disease, and healthy spooky ...
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Why Companies with Healthier Employees Outperform their Peers

By Medisys | September 25 2018 | Mental Wellness, News
Canadian companies are increasingly investing in the health and well being of their workforce.  In ...
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Are your kids at risk of food addiction?

According to the government of Canada's public health survey, a whopping 30% of our kids (aged 5 to ...
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