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The perfect #WFH lunch guide

If lunchtime during the COVID-19 pandemic has morphed into a steady stream of snacks consumed ...
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How to mitigate digital eye strain

We are in the midst of what is essentially a government-advised screen-time binge. From work and ...
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4 Easy make-ahead power snacks

By Medisys | April 27 2020 | Nutrition & Recipes
A Sunday well-spent brings a week of content — or some delicious work-from-home snacks! Carve out ...
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Educational video: Mindful eating

Do you find yourself “dashboard dining” or eating “al desko”?   These unhealthy eating practices ...
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Meet Dr. Jacqueline Jenkins, Family physician in Calgary at medisys

By Medisys | April 24 2020 | Meet Our Experts
Dr. Jacqueline Jenkins graduated from Bishop's University with Honors in Biology and Neuroscience. ...
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Webinar recording: Healthy living during Covid-19

By Medisys | April 24 2020 | COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
Everyone’s daily routine has changed dramatically over the last few weeks as we stay home and ...
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Educational video: Power of positive

By Medisys | April 23 2020 | Educational videos
Certain personal attributes such as optimism and emotional vitality can manage or help people avoid ...
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Educational video: The 6 lifesaver skills for increased resilience

By Medisys | April 23 2020 | Educational videos
Did you know that 58% of Canadians report overload associated with their many obligations in life?
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Educational video: Sleep sense

By Medisys | April 23 2020 | Educational videos
Did you know that 1 in 3 Canadians are sleep deprived and fatigue contributes to $27 billion in ...
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Educational video: Sit like a pro

By Medisys | April 23 2020 | Educational videos
Whether we're working at home or in the office, most of us spend the majority of our day sitting in ...
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Special issue: Covid-19 Mental health pulse check

Whether you’re up all night worrying or making strides toward a new normal, it’s important to take ...
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7 strategies for treating insomnia

We know that along with good nutrition, exercise and emotional connection, quality sleep is vital ...
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Recipe: Blood-sugar balancing chocolate bark

Balancing our blood sugar plays an important role in keeping our mood stabilized. Blood sugar ...
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How to optimize your mental health through food

By the age of 40, half of us will experience a mental illness like depression or anxiety. We know ...
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Q&A with Dr. Lyndall Schumann, Clinical Psychologist, Union Health

Dr. Lyndall Schumann is a registered clinical psychologist who supports children, adolescents, and ...
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#StayHome Recipe Guide - Free download

Medisys’ Registered Dietitians across Canada developed this recipe guide to help you thrive in the ...
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Yoga: health benefits beyond the mat

Yoga has been practiced for more than 5,000 years and continues to gain in popularity, thanks to ...
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Special issue: #Stayhome and flourish

Week five of physical distancing has just begun for many of us, and while it might be getting ...
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Self-compassion is vital: here’s how to practice it

Our current reality can be overwhelming and trigger a variety of emotions including fear, anxiety ...
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Q&A with Dr. Le, family physician at Medisys

Dr. Hoa Phong Le is one of Medisys’ Montreal-based family physicians who — like many Canadians — ...
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3 ways to curb anxiety at home

There’s no way around it — for the time being, we’re going to be spending more time in and around ...
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4 crowd-pleasing freezer recipes

Freezer food often brings thoughts of frozen peas and your mother’s tried and true casserole. But ...
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Special issue: Navigating our new reality

During life before COVID-19, experts estimate we received 34 GB of new information daily (that’s ...
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The Ultimate Freezer Guide (How to make your grocery shop last)

The frozen food aisles of many grocery stores are sparse as retailers struggle to keep up with ...
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4 ways on how to support employees during COVID-19

By Medisys | April 02 2020 | COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
Canadian employers are being forced to make hard decisions every day as they work to keep their ...
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6 COVID-19 myths busted

By Medisys | April 02 2020 | COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
As Canadians continue to navigate news from a variety of sources and learn more about the COVID-19 ...
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How to maintain physical distancing during good weather

By Medisys | April 01 2020 | COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
Spring is here and the sun has been making an appearance more and more – a refreshing change when ...
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Your COVID-19 cheat sheet

By Medisys | March 31 2020 | COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
From “R0” to “contact tracing”, this pandemic has introduced a new lexicon of words, leaving many a ...
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Special issue: How to thrive and stay healthy during COVID-19

The​ COVID-19 pandemic may be the defining global health crisis of our time​, but we're here to ...
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Webinar recording: The employer's guide to COVID-19

By Medisys | March 30 2020 | COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
There are many uncertainties surrounding COVID-19, including its impact on your organization. As ...
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COVID-19: Questions and answers for employers

By Medisys | March 30 2020 | COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
What should we do if an employee tests positive for COVID-19? If an employee is suspected to have ...
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Pandemic meal planning: 4 wholesome pantry recipes

Are you short on fresh produce? Unable to grocery shop? Trying to make use of the pantry and ...
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How to work effectively from home

Those who are new to working from home may be finding it difficult to concentrate, stay motivated, ...
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Recipe: no-bake energy bites

By Medisys | March 25 2020 | Nutrition & Recipes
Makes about 20-25 bites.
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Pandemic grocery shopping 101

In a matter of weeks or even days, we’ve all had to drastically adjust our lives. While these ...
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7 Ways to keep your health on track during the pandemic

Whether you’ve been prioritizing your health for a while, or you were trying to integrate some new ...
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Mental health & COVID-19: 5 tips for coping

By Medisys | March 23 2020 | COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
The COVID-19 outbreak and pandemic may cause feelings of stress, anxiety and fear in anyone. ...
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COVID-19: Advice for Parents

By Medisys | March 20 2020 | COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
With schools, daycares, March break camps and community centres across Canada closed during the ...
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March Newsletter - The Power of Food

By Medisys | March 10 2020 | Newsletters
We live in an age where chefs are celebrities and recipe bloggers have millions of social media ...
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Recipe: Golden temple soup

This cozy, bright, and nourishing “golden temple” soup is loaded with anti-inflammatory ingredients ...
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5 Food and nutrition trends for 2020

Trends in the food and nutrition world seem to change as quickly as the 52-week fashion cycle, but ...
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5 Reasons why you should cook with your kids

I lingered around my mother in the kitchen and watched her cook while I was growing up. Regularly, ...
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How to nourish from the inside out

March is nutrition month in Canada and this year’s campaign theme is “More than Food”. We couldn’t ...
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The plant-based diet - a beginner's guide

A plant-based lifestyle has become increasingly popular, and for good reason: it can help optimize ...
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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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