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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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Sweet and Spicy Holiday Nuts

By Medisys | November 25 2017 | Nutrition & Recipes
Sweet, salty and spicy – these walnuts have it all!  And they’re an excellent source of plant-based ...
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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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Feeling Moody? Try Drinking More Water.

Why is water so important, how much exactly do we need to drink, and what happens to our bodies if ...
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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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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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4 Week Happiness Challenge Sign Up

By Medisys | November 01 2017 | Challenges & Guides
While Canada is still ahead of the U.S. in overall happiness rankings (according to the world ...
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November Newsletter - Debunking Health Myths

By Medisys | November 01 2017 | Newsletters
This month, our experts reveal the truth behind the most prevailing skincare and nutrition myths. ...
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Healthy, hearty, squash and apple soup

By Medisys | October 27 2017 | Nutrition & Recipes
A simple yet delicious pureed soup perfect for a cool autumn day when locally grown apples are in ...
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10 superfoods that are keto diet friendly

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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October Newsletter - The Ketogenic Diet Issue

By Medisys | October 01 2017 | Newsletters
Is a higher-fat diet really the key to losing weight? Find out what leading Cardiologist Dr. Sebag ...
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September Newsletter - The Stress Issue

By Medisys | September 01 2017 | Newsletters
Stress is implicated in nearly every major chronic condition from Alzheimer’s to obesity and ...
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Want to combat heart disease? Eat more chocolate!

According to research, chocolate helps prevent heart disease, fights cell damage, and improves ...
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Think diet pop is a better choice? Consider this...

Consuming zero calorie sweeteners may actually lead to weight gain and a host of other health ...
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Three reasons why your diet isn’t working

By Medisys | August 12 2017 | Nutrition & Recipes
Here are three common diet traps that may be stopping you from reaching your weight loss goals.
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Healthy aging 101: How to stay healthy, vital, and strong

By Medisys | August 08 2017 | Dr. Vivien Brown
It's no secret that Canadians are living longer and longer. Today a man who is currently 65 can ...
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What is the "quadrivalent" flu vaccine?

By Medisys | August 06 2017 | Physical Health
Until recently, seasonal influenza vaccines were designed to protect against three different ...
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Certain diets associated with a lower risk of depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder

By Medisys | August 04 2017 |
Studies suggest that healthy diets are associated with a lower risk of depression, anxiety, bipolar ...
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What is the difference between the flu and a common cold?

By Medisys | August 03 2017 | Physical Health
As fall begins, we start to see the leaves change, the temperatures drop and the number of coughs ...
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Foods That Make Your Skin Glow

By Medisys | August 01 2017 | Skin Care
How diet affects skin health remains controversial, but as research progresses, certain nutrients ...
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August Newsletter - Healthy, Informed Eating

By Medisys | August 01 2017 | Newsletters
Which has more carbs: a burrito bowl or 10 slices of white bread? Discover how well-balanced your ...
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Getting Calcium From A Dairy-Free Diet

By Medisys | August 01 2017 |
Calcium, the most abundant mineral in the body, is vital for building strong bones and teeth but ...
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Why you should eat more fermented foods 

By Medisys | July 31 2017 | Nutrition & Recipes
If you don't eat fermented foods such as kimchi, sauerkraut, yogurt, kombucha or natto, consider ...
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Want lower cholesterol and reduced risk of heart disease? Eat more pistachios!

Consuming pistachio nuts may reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease in part by decreasing ...
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New Insights on Combating Rosacea

By Medisys | July 03 2017 | Skin Care
        While a subtle, rosy glow to the cheeks lights up a face and reflects good health and ...
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The secret to eternal youth? Exercise

        We don't just want to live longer; we want to live as healthy, active adults. No one is ...
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Five easy ways to make your fitness dreams a reality in 2018

By Medisys | June 30 2017 | News, Physical Health
A new year, a new you! Follow these five easy tips to get the most out of your workouts and to make ...
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Potassium: think outside the banana!

By Medisys | June 30 2017 | Nutrition & Recipes
When it comes to potassium, think outside the banana. 
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Relying on takeout? How to stay on track when dining out for every meal

Staying healthy while travelling can be tough. Medisys Registered Dietitian Jessica Tong has ...
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Calin Rovinescu on the successful turnaround of Air Canada

By Medisys | June 07 2017 |
Since he was appointed CEO in 2009, Air Canada’s share price has risen over 1600%. Calin describes ...
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Meet Dr. Rola Masri, Medisys Vancouver

By Medisys | June 05 2017 | Meet Our Experts
Dr. Rola Masri is an executive and occupational health physician based out of the Medisys Vancouver ...
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July Newsletter - Summer Edition

By Medisys | June 01 2017 | Newsletters
Which is worse for brain health: binge drinking or poor sleep habits? Learn the shocking truths ...
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June Newsletter - Health and Successful Workdays

By Medisys | June 01 2017 | Newsletters
This month's issue is all about healthy and successful workdays. Discover simple substitutions to ...
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Meet Dr. Kathee Andrews

By Medisys | May 15 2017 | Meet Our Experts
Dr. Andrews has been a family physician for more than 25 years, she practices preventive medicine ...
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Meet Dr. Ali Tausif, Medisys

By Medisys | May 15 2017 | Meet Our Experts
Dr. Tausif started his medical career in General Surgery in the UK. He then switched to family ...
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Meet Dr. Jay Keystone, Director of Travel Health, Medisys Toronto

By Medisys | May 12 2017 | Meet Our Experts
Dr. Jay Keystone graduated from the University of Toronto Medical School, he studied internal ...
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Meet Dr. Morris Gordon, Medisys Vancouver

By Medisys | May 12 2017 | Meet Our Experts
Dr. Morris Gordon was born and raised in Vancouver, BC, and graduated from the University of ...
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How Weight Gain May Impact Sex Drive

Research suggests that being overweight can impact your libido. According to a study from Duke ...
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Ahi Tuna Poke

By Medisys | May 05 2017 | Nutrition & Recipes
  Ahi Tuna Poke Ingredients Rice: 1/2 cup cooked jasmine rice (cooked and cooled, or use leftover ...
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New Malaria vaccine could save tens of thousands of children

By Medisys | May 03 2017 | Travel Health
Dr. Jay Keystone, Director of Travel Health, comments on malaria vaccine report and its relevance ...
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May Newsletter - The Sexual Health Edition

By Medisys | May 01 2017 | Newsletters
Learn the latest on sexual health, diet and health weight management, and how processed foods lead ...
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Jet lag? 7 tips to reset your body clock

By Medisys | April 07 2017 | Travel Health
      After taking a flight across two or more time zones, you might find yourself craving an ...
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Want younger looking skin? Exercise!

With the winter weather often comes less physical activity, less engagement in outdoor activities, ...
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Spicy Dark Chocolate Avocado Mousse

By Medisys | April 04 2017 | Nutrition & Recipes
Pure dark chocolate is rich in flavanols (plant compounds with antioxidant properties) which can ...
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April Newsletter - The Skin Health issue

By Medisys | April 03 2017 | Newsletters
 Learn about skin conditions and treatments from leading Medisys Montreal dermatologist Dr. Amina ...
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Top Picks for Wearable Fitness Technology

By Medisys | March 30 2017 | Physical Health
Aside from its convenient location in your pocket or on your wrist, wearing a fitness tracking ...
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How an Anti-Inflammatory Diet May Slow Aging

If you don't consider your chromosomes when deciding what to eat and what not to eat, it might be ...
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Worried about your risk of stroke? Eat more citrus fruit!

By Medisys | March 04 2017 | Cardiovascular Health
      Eating citrus fruits, especially oranges and grapefruit, may lower women's risk of developing ...
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Celebrate with refined-sugar free watermelon birthday "cake"

By Medisys | March 03 2017 | Nutrition & Recipes
Celebrate your next special occasion with the Medisys free-of-refined-sugar watermelon birthday ...
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Are supplements dangerous?

By Medisys | February 17 2017 | Dr. Vivien Brown, Physical Health
We all know how important it is to eat a balanced diet full of nutrient-rich foods, but in this ...
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Mexican Greek Yogurt Dip

By Medisys | February 17 2017 | Nutrition & Recipes
Think you are too young to worry about bone health? Think again. After age 30, our bone density ...
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The kindest thing you can do for your loved ones? Take care of health.

By Medisys | February 14 2017 | Dr. Vivien Brown
The kindest thing you can do for your loved ones? Take care of your health. Taking care of yourself ...
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February Newsletter - The Calcium Issue

By Medisys | February 14 2017 | Newsletters
This chilly November Medisys offers tips to take care of yourself, a recipe for healthy comfort ...
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Tri Fit Acquired By Preventive Health Leader Medisys Health Group

By Medisys | January 26 2017 |
MONTREAL, Québec, January 26, 2017 – Medisys Health Group Inc. (“Medisys”) Canada's only national ...
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Pomegranate Chocolate Freezer Cookies

By Medisys | January 19 2017 | Nutrition & Recipes
These delectable three ingredient “cookies” are so easy to make that you barely need a recipe!
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