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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Apple Black Cherry Kefir Overnight Oats

By Medisys | September 22 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
This hearty, fibre-rich breakfast is a delicious alternative to hot oatmeal. The oats are soaked ...
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7 superfoods to add to your grocery list

By Medisys | September 11 2018 | News, Nutrition & Recipes
A healthy, varied diet is essential for optimal health. But what about so called "superfoods"? A ...
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Halloween party? Try these healthy, spooky menu ideas

By Medisys | September 11 2018 | News, Nutrition & Recipes
Looking for spooky Halloween menu ideas without copious amounts of sugar? Try these four ideas. ...
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4 Reasons to Start your Day with Protein

By Medisys | September 10 2018 |
When you wake up in the morning, your stomach is running on empty. In order to replenish ...
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September Newsletter - Get Back on Track!

By Medisys | September 07 2018 | News, Newsletters
Summer holidays have come to a close and it’s time to get back on track with a new healthy and ...
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Men’s Sexual Health – What is Considered Normal?

By Medisys | August 31 2018 | Men's Health, Mental Wellness, News
An interview with Dr. Nathan Thakur, Medisys Health Group.  
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5 Minute Shrimp Salad

By Medisys | August 31 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
This salad is easy to make, healthy, and it's truly delicious.  It’s also a great source of ...
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Nutrition to Enhance Sports Performance

It’s no secret that physical activity has many positive effects on individual health, and that it ...
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Our Most Refreshing Summer Mocktails

By Medisys | August 08 2018 | News, Nutrition & Recipes
There’s a mocktail movement afoot. Whether it’s a heightened awareness of the health risks of ...
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Tri Fit Employee Wellness Programs - When It's All Fun and Games!

Veoneer Canada is a pioneer in promoting the health and well being of their employees. Supported by ...
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August Newsletter - A Summer Guide to Indulging Healthfully

By Medisys | August 02 2018 | Newsletters
It’s the season for backyard barbeques, dockside lounging, and patio cocktails. Indulge and enjoy ...
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Is Swimming The Ultimate Exercise?

By Medisys | July 07 2018 | Physical Health
Looking for an activity that is easy on your joints but packs a punch when it comes to boosting ...
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July Newsletter - Celebrating Self-Care!

By Medisys | July 05 2018 | Newsletters
July 24 is International Self-Care Day, a time to celebrate staying healthy, practicing self-care, ...
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Why am I so tired?

By Medisys | June 30 2018 | Mental Wellness
Do you have trouble getting going every morning, feel totally drained by mid afternoon, and want to ...
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Four things standing between you and a better life

It's hard to argue that our health is one of our most precious assets.  Unfortunately, good health ...
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Not sleeping well? Try yoga

In our fast-paced culture, it’s no surprise that so many Canadians experience chronic stress and ...
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June Newsletter - The ultime men's guide

By Medisys | June 05 2018 | Newsletters
 Canadian men die 4-7 years younger than Canadian women. This Father’s Day, make health a priority. ...
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Prostate health 101

By Medisys | June 01 2018 | Men's Health, News
1 in 7 Canadian men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime, making it the most ...
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How to make the perfect turkey burger

By Medisys | May 31 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
These turkey burgers are always a hit because they're so flavourful. It doesn't hurt that they're ...
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Meet Dr. Tanya Pentelichuk, MD CCFP

By Medisys | May 23 2018 | Meet Our Experts
Dr Pentelichuk has been with Medisys since 2009 and has been in family practice since the age of ...
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Employee Wellness Program Success Story - CAA Club Group

Since CAA Club Group launched their Tri Fit employee wellness program in August 2014, the company ...
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Fight disease with a diet rich in fibre

By Medisys | May 16 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
What is dietary fibre? Fibre is the indigestible portion of food that regulates intestinal function ...
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Why should you eat breakfast?

By Medisys | May 16 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
When you wake up in the morning, your stomach is running on empty. In order to replenish your ...
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Medisys recipe book - free download

By Medisys | May 09 2018 | Challenges & Guides
Download the free Medisys Digital Recipe Booklet for healthy and delicious meal and snack ideas!  
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May Newsletter - Hypertension Awareness Month

By Medisys | May 08 2018 | Newsletters
The average Canadian consumes more than DOUBLE the daily recommended intake of sodium. Too much ...
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Smokers cost their employers thousands of dollars in lost productivity and absenteeism

According to the Conference Board of Canada smokers cost their employers, on average, nearly $4,000 ...
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Homemade 100% Mango Fruit Roll Ups

By Medisys | April 28 2018 | Nutrition & Recipes
According to research conducted by the University of Montreal,  48.3 per cent of Canadians’ daily ...
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