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Marijuana In The Workplace: What Employers Need to Consider

By Dr. Farrell Cahill | February 16 2018 | Mental Wellness, News
As the legalization of marijuana in Canada approaches, employers are getting increasingly anxious ...
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5 foods that are falling off the popularity list (for good reason)

By Jessica Tong, RD | February 15 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
Some food trends stick around for decades, others fall in and out of fashion like styles of jeans. ...
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7 eco-friendly habits that are great for your health

By Medisys | February 13 2018 | News
      Eco-conscious habits like turning down the heat, powering down electronics, and walking or ...
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7 superfoods to watch out for in 2018

By Medisys | February 08 2018 | News, Nutrition & Recipes
A healthy, varied diet is essential for optimal health. But what about so called "superfoods"? A ...
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The anti-inflammatory diet. Your questions answered.

By Medisys | February 08 2018 | News, Nutrition & Recipes
Inflammation is a localized response of the immune system to an external (infection, allergy, burn, ...
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Swap your beef burger for a plant-based one

By Medisys | February 08 2018 | News, Nutrition & Recipes
According to restaurant consultancy group Baum + Whiteman in New York, "plant-based" foods will ...
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Fitness for the frequent business traveler

By Andrea Stokes | February 07 2018 | News, Physical Health
In many Canadian companies, a huge amount of stress and responsibility rests on the shoulders of ...
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Are high-protein diets worth the hype?

There is a lot of hype surrounding high-protein diets in the media, within fitness communities, and ...
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The Real ROI of Employee Wellness Programs

By Medisys | February 07 2018 | Mental Wellness, News
Are you optimizing the return on investment (ROI) of your company's employee wellness programs? ...
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These 4 things are standing between you and a better life

By Medisys | February 06 2018 | News, Women's Health
What do you have in this life if you don't have your health?
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Meet Zeina Shukairy, Medisys Montreal

By Zeina Shukairy | February 05 2018 | Meet Our Experts
Zeina is a registered kinesiologist based out of the Medisys clinic in Montreal. Since childhood, ...
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Poor Time Management: 6 Ways to Take Back your Day

By Medisys | February 05 2018 | Mental Wellness, News
Do you ever find yourself wondering where the day went, feeling like you didn’t actually get ...
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Seven Tips for Achieving a Healthy Work-Life Balance

By Medisys | February 05 2018 | Mental Wellness, News
We all play a variety of roles in life, which is probably a good thing. A growing body of research ...
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Tips for Managing Blood Pressure

By Medisys | February 05 2018 | Men's Health, News, Women's Health
According to Canadian Health Magazine, high blood pressure is the most common health risk issue ...
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Sleep Deprivation: As Damaging to Brain Health as Binge Drinking?

By Dr. Farrell Cahill | February 03 2018 | Brain Health
If you are like many Canadians, you’re getting less than six hours of sleep per night, that's ...
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Medisys Travel Health: Tick Safety

By Dr. Jay Keystone | February 02 2018 | News, Travel Health
        Ticks are small biting creatures that can range in size from as small as a grain of sand to ...
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Dr. Jay Keystone: Top 10 Travel Health Tips

By Dr. Jay Keystone | February 01 2018 | News, Travel Health
Simple preparations can help you make the most of your holiday and avoid getting sick. To learn ...
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Zika Virus 101: What Travelers Need to Consider

By Dr. Jay Keystone | January 26 2018 | News, Travel Health
Zika virus is a flavivirus related to yellow fever, West Nile virus, dengue fever and Japanese ...
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Is Zika taking a bite out of your travel plans this winter?

By Medisys | January 22 2018 | Travel Health
Looking for personalized travel health advice? Click here to schedule an appointment or inquire for ...
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Homemade shrimp wonton soup

Warm up to a bowl of Jessica Tong's ginger chicken broth with homemade shrimp wontons. 
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Gluten-free mini banana pancakes

These mini pancakes are perfect for lazy weekend mornings. Serve with plain Greek yogurt for a ...
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New study suggests dragon fruit may have anti-diabetic properties

Dragon fruit (also called pitaya) is a brightly coloured, beautiful fuit that grows on cacti. Rich ...
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28 grams of nuts a day keeps the doctor away

By Medisys | January 18 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
According to a large study, eating a small portion of nuts each day protects against heart disease, ...
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What does "clean eating" really mean?

Is gluten bad for you? Should you only buy organic? Is a plant-based diet healthier? Healthy eating ...
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Healthy, hearty, wild mushroom, lentil, and barley soup

By Medisys | January 16 2018 | News, Nutrition & Recipes
Although quick and easy to prepare, this soup is loaded with nutrition and will keep you full until ...
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How to prevent cervical cancer

Every year nearly half a million Canadian women receive news that their Pap test results are not ...
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Guess what a 2,000 Calorie lunch looks like

By Medisys | January 06 2018 | News, Nutrition & Recipes
Did you know that eating an excess of just 150 Calories a day can lead to 15 pounds a year of ...
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Guess why your diet isn't working? Hint: it may have nothing to do with food.

By Medisys | January 04 2018 | News, Nutrition & Recipes
          Regular exercise and maintaining a healthy balanced diet will always be important ...
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Why fasting often backfires, leading to longer-term weight gain

Some claim fasting is the pathway to sustainable weight loss, optimal health, and even longer ...
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Think artificial sweeteners are a better choice? Think again!

By Jessica Tong, RD; Andrea Stokes RD, and Dr. Farrell Cahill, Senior Research Lead, Medisys Health ...
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The new shingles vaccine. Your questions answered.

An interview with Dr. Jay Keystone, Travel Health Director at the Medisys Preventive Health Clinic ...
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Spoiler Alert: If you have a desk job, regular exercise is not enough exercise

Could a standing desk save your life and protect you from heart disease? Possibly, according to new ...
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MOST ADULTS GAIN 1-5 POUNDS DURING THE HOLIDAYS, AND KEEP IT ON

By Medisys | December 18 2017 | 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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Is Lipolysis Really Worth All the Hype?

By Medisys | December 04 2017 | Skin Care, Women's Health
How common is cellulite?
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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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Recipe Booklet

By Medisys | December 01 2017 | Nutrition & Recipes
Eat right with the right tips.  Download the Medisys Recipe Booklet for healthy and delicious meal ...
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Later bedtimes in children linked to learning difficulties, ADHD, and lower grades

By Medisys | November 30 2017 | Mental Wellness, News, Physical Health
Canada is one of the most sleep deprived countries in the world, with 30% of us  sleeping less than ...
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Refined Sugar Free Holiday Gingerbread Loaf

By Medisys | November 27 2017 | Nutrition & Recipes
This recipe is adapted ...
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1 in 5 Canadians will get skin cancer. Protect yourself year-round.

By Medisys | November 25 2017 | News, Skin Care, Women's Health
While the death rates for many types of cancers are going down in this country, thanks to earlier ...
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Stop consuming energy drinks

By Medisys | November 25 2017 |
Most energy drinks typically contain large amounts of caffeine; added sugars; and legal stimulants, ...
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Beet hummus - an easy, healthy, festive, holiday dip!

By Medisys | November 24 2017 | Nutrition & Recipes
Looking for an easy, festive holiday recipe to serve at your company pot luck? Try our beet ...
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9 Common Nutrition Myths Debunked

Registered Dietitian Lily Elizabeth Lam takes nine rampant health myths to task in order to ...
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Acne truth and lies

By Dre Amina Bougrine | November 24 2017 | Skin Care
Today more than ever, both in adolescence and in adulthood, men and women feel increased pressure ...
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Feeling Moody? Try Drinking More Water.

By Medisys | November 23 2017 |
The holiday season is pften filled with sugary treats, salty foods, and alcohol (all of which can ...
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Men die up to 10 years younger than women, why?

By Medisys | November 16 2017 | Men's Health, Physical Health
Across the world, men die six to ten years younger than women, for reasons that are largely ...
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Turn it off: why blue light has a dark side

By Medisys | November 16 2017 | Brain Health, Mental Wellness, News
Canada is one of the most sleep deprived countries on the planet, with 30% of us getting less than ...
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Is your commute to work making you anxious, depressed, stressed out, and generally unhealthy?

Studies show those with longer commutes to work are less healthy than their peers.
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Medisys Health Group Inc. celebrates its 30th anniversary by welcoming clients to new flagship clinic and head office in Montreal

By Medisys | November 06 2017 | News
MONTREAL, Nov. 6, 2017  - Medisys Health Group Inc. ("Medisys" or the "Company"), Canada's leading ...
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MEET DR. ROSE HSU, Medisys calgary

By Medisys | November 02 2017 | Meet Our Experts
We are delighted to welcome Dr. Rose Hsu to the Medisys Calgary team.Dr. Hsu graduated with ...
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Happiness Challenge

By Medisys | November 01 2017 | Challenges
While Canada is still ahead of the U.S. in overall happiness rankings (according to the world ...
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What it means to "eat a rainbow” and why it matters

Put your health first and try to include a variety of fruits and vegetables from each colour ...
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Why the pumpkin is the queen of the season

Between Thanksgiving and Halloween, each autumn, hundreds of thousands of pumpkins are honored – ...
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10 super healthy foods to add to your grocery list

By Medisys | October 05 2017 | News, Nutrition & Recipes
If you are cutting carbs by reducing your consumption of highly-processed foods and refined sugar, ...
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Cutting carbs?  Try our healthy low-carb meal planner!

Low-carb living shouldn't mean eating bacon, cold cuts, and high-fat cheese for every meal! If you ...
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Ketogenic Diet 101: An interview with leading cardiologist Dr. Sebag

Find out what leading Cardiologist, Dr. Ibal Sebag, has to say about the ketogenic diet, and gain ...
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Hearty, high fibre, lentil vegetable soup

By Donna Acal, RD | September 08 2017 | News, Nutrition & Recipes
Not only is this hearty lentil soup high in fibre and great for those crisp autumn evenings, it’s ...
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Guess how much money your company is losing to persistent diarrhea?

By Jessica Tong, RD | September 08 2017 | Physical Health
Let’s get down to business. About 15-30% of Canadians suffer from chronic constipation1, ...
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