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February Newsletter - Get proactive. Get preventive.

By Medisys | February 06 2020 | Newsletters
Optimal health is often dubbed a gift (does "the gift of good health" ring a bell?) but it's ...
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Breast cancer: what you need to know

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among Canadian women and the second leading cause of death ...
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What your hands say about your health

Have you ever woken up at night because of numbness in your hand? Do you feel tingling in your ...
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5 strategies to cope with a cancer diagnosis

Current statistics estimate that about 1 in 2 Canadians will develop cancer in their lifetime. A ...
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Testimonial: my preventive health assessment revealed a time-bomb

By Medisys | February 03 2020 | Physical Health
Photo of Ian Gray and family provided by: VANESSA MORRIS PHOTOGRAPHY Copeman Healthcare is part of ...
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Coronavirus outbreak: safety recommendations

If you traveled to Asia in the last 15 days and feel sick with fever, and/or cough, and/or ...
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4 Tips to help you achieve your personal goals

I told myself, “I’m beautiful, I’m a good person, and I can do it,” for the tenth time this ...
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5 Tips for a healthy Super Bowl

Whether you’re a diehard football fan or are just tuning in for the commercials, there’s one thing ...
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January Newsletter - The Best Start Issue

By Medisys | January 07 2020 | Newsletters
Often on the heels of a holiday season full of cocktails, sweets and canapés, we find ourselves ...
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3 Exercise resolutions that can lead to success

Want to stick with your resolutions this year? Make your goals specific and realistic.
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Considering a juice cleanse? Here's why you should reconsider

Do you feel like your healthy habits were de-railed this holiday season? Perhaps you enjoyed more ...
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Vaping: all you need to know

“Vaping isn’t harmful like smoking.” “I vape because there aren’t any side effects.”
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4 Ways to love your body in 2020

By Medisys | January 06 2020 | Mental Wellness
We’re only days into January but odds are your social media feeds are already flooded with messages ...
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5 ways to keep your New Years' Resolutions

By Andrea Stokes | December 17 2019 | Mental Wellness
The start of a new year is a great time to think about the changes you’d like to make to improve ...
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December Newsletter - Your Holiday Thrive Guide

By Medisys | December 03 2019 | Newsletters
It's the season of festive gatherings and holiday movie magic — but this time of year can include ...
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Thank you, from your partner in health

By Medisys | December 03 2019 | News, Meet Our Experts
As another year draws to a close, we want to express our deepest gratitude for trusting us with ...
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How to keep the peace this holiday season

By Medisys | December 03 2019 | Mental Wellness
As a child, the holidays are magical — the lights, the songs, the warmth of your family around you. ...
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6 Tips for managing holiday loneliness

By Medisys | December 03 2019 | Mental Wellness
The holiday season is often synonymous with spending extra time with friends, family and coworkers ...
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3 Surprising things a Nutrigenomix® test can reveal

I recently had a client sum up his last three decades this way: “In our twenties all our friends ...
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Recipe: Hearty Instant Pot Carnitas

By Jessica Tong, RD | November 11 2019 | Nutrition & Recipes
This recipe, created by Jessica Tong, Registered Dietitian and Nutrition Consultant at Medisys, is ...
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Irritable Bowel Syndrome 101

Irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, is the most common disorder of the gastrointestinal tract. ...
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November Newsletter - spotlight on digestive health

By Medisys | November 05 2019 | Newsletters
With the holidays (and corresponding rich food) right around the corner, it's more important than ...
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Boost your digestive health through exercise

We all know that regular exercise is good for our overall health, but did you know that exercise ...
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Simple steps to preventing diabetes

About 3.0 million Canadians are living with diagnosed diabetes and an additional 1.5 million have ...
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How mental health affects digestion

Have you ever felt butterflies in your stomach when you’re nervous? How about “going with your gut” ...
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13 why sparks important conversations

By Tasha Chorneyko | October 02 2019 | Mental Wellness
Move over, Romeo and Juliet. The Netflix blockbuster13 Reasons Why, is popularizing a youth suicide ...
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4 ways to fight mental health stigma

Focusing on mental health is non-negotiable. However, the stigmatization of mental health issues in ...
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October Newsletter - This autumn, don't fall out of health

By Medisys | October 01 2019 | Newsletters
As the fall weather arrives, start preparing yourself for piles of leaves and cold weather ...
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Recipe : lentil stew with leafy greens

This hearty, richly flavored lentil stew with leafy greens and mushrooms will become your ...
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7 reasons to use virtual care this fall

By Medisys | October 01 2019 | News, Virtual Healthcare
The autumn season is on its way, and with it comes more than cozy weather and pumpkin spice lattés. ...
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The flu vaccine: myths and facts

By Medisys | October 01 2019 | News, Physical Health
Every year in Canada, the flu leads to upwards of 12,000 hospitalizations and about 3,500 deaths. ...
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HPV: not just a female issue

A whopping four out of five Canadians will get HPV (human papillomavirus) at some point in their ...
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Achieving healthy self-esteem

By Medisys | September 25 2019 | Mental Wellness
In a culture obsessed with brands, aesthetics, image and general perfection, it’s becoming ...
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7 tips for achieving a healthy work-life balance

We all play a variety of roles in life, which is probably a good thing. A growing body of research ...
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Workplace Wellness in 5 Easy Steps

Let’s face it – we spend a LOT of time at work.  In fact, the average person ends up spending about ...
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10 behaviours that should raise red flags

Mental illness affects people of all ages, cultures, races, income levels, and educational ...
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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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Stop Multitasking at Get More Done

By Medisys | September 22 2019 | Mental Wellness, News
Do you ever find yourself wondering where the day went, feeling like you didn’t actually get ...
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Mental Health in the Workplace: Fighting Stigma

By Medisys | September 09 2019 | Mental Wellness, News
One in five Canadians will face a mental health issue during their lifetime — an issue touching ...
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September Newsletter - A new school year, a fresh start at work

By Medisys | September 05 2019 | Newsletters
The summer holidays are coming to an end and it’s time to go back to business, and busy-ness! In ...
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Energizing peanut butter banana smoothie

Do you tend to suffer a sleepiness attack after lunch? This smoothie is a great mid-afternoon pick ...
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Feed your brain for success

Your brain is always working and burning energy. While the brain represents just 2% of a person’s ...
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5 tips for preventing the spread of influenza in the workplace

By Medisys | September 04 2019 | News, Physical Health
Millions of Canadians are impacted by the flu. Thousands die annually from flu complications. For ...
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How to stay energized at work, all day, everyday

After weeks of sunny days having fun outdoors and relaxing with friends and family, the summer ...
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5 Things to look for when comparing virtual care platforms

By Medisys | September 04 2019 | News, Virtual Healthcare
In recent years, advances in technology have made virtual healthcare tools affordable and ...
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Making Time for Your Health

One of the biggest obstacles to improving health and wellness is a lack of time.  Exercising ...
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August Newsletter - A summer of self-care

By Medisys | August 06 2019 | News, Newsletters
Practicing self-care is something we should be doing 365 days a year, but it’s so much easier when ...
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Yoga: health benefits beyond the mat

Yoga has been practiced for over 5,000 years and continues to gain in popularity today. The mass ...
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Five ways to spice up your salad

A salad always an easy and healthy option  for lunch or dinner– but that big bowl of leafy greens ...
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Break through your weight-loss plateau

If you have ever tried to lose weight, you’ve probably experienced a weight loss plateau and know ...
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Nutrigenetics: the future of personalized nutrition

Consider this scenario: two men of the same age, weight, and height, with similar lifestyles, both ...
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How to Boost Employee Wellness Benefits and HR with IT Solutions

Last May, the unemployment rate in Canada was down to 5.4% – the lowest in nearly half a decade. ...
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Medisys 30-Day Mental Health E-Challenge - Sign up for Free Today!

By Medisys | July 15 2019 | Challenges & Guides
So many of us see our family physicians at least once or twice a year in regards to matters that ...
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