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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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Three reasons why your company needs a wellness program

Employee wellness programs simply make good business sense.  According to Corporate Wellness ...
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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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Vaginal atrophy affects more than 2 million Canadian women but intimacy does not need to be sacrificed.

Vaginal atrophy (VA) is a common, but treatable condition, affecting post-menopausal women. VA is ...
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A lifetime of prevention with Dr. Vivien Brown

By Medisys | April 09 2017 | Dr. Vivien Brown
Dr. Vivien Brown has been a family physician in Toronto for more than 35 years, and is the Vice ...
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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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Up to 40% of adults over the age of 65 will experience some degree of cognitive loss

The prevalence of dementia and cognitive failure is rising at alarming rates around the globe. Over ...
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Is Exercise The Secret To Longevity

According to a large British study, people who take up fitness later in life are more likely to ...
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Healthy Aging: Why genes from our mothers are not enough

By Medisys | May 06 2016 | Dr. Vivien Brown
It’s that time of year when we think of our mothers and reflect upon the gift of life we’ve been ...
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Dr. Vivien Brown, Vice-President Medical Affairs, explains Medisys' position on three health topics

By Medisys | March 15 2016 | Dr. Vivien Brown
However you define your relationship with us, we want to be open, supportive and have clear ...
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Valentine's Day: Straight From The Heart

By Medisys | February 03 2016 | Dr. Vivien Brown
Valentine’s Day as we know is a time to acknowledge your loved ones, showing your appreciation and ...
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Pneumonia and pneumonia deaths are increasing in Canada. How can you protect you and your family.

By Medisys | November 25 2015 | Dr. Vivien Brown, Physical Health
Since it’s the season to talk about immunization and flu shots, I thought I would also write about ...
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Help Eliminate Cervical Cancer in Canada

By Medisys | October 27 2015 | Dr. Vivien Brown
PAP TESTS HELP SAVE LIVES Every year there are 400,000 Canadian women who receive news that their ...
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Antibiotics aren’t always the answer. Let a viral cold run it’s course.

By Medisys | October 26 2015 | Dr. Vivien Brown
It’s that time of year again—when colds, flu, bronchitis, sore throats and many sinus and ear ...
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Adult pneumococcal immunization - white paper

By Medisys | October 02 2015 | Dr. Vivien Brown
Only 16.7% of Canadian adults (18 to 64 years of age) with chronic medical conditions are immunized ...
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More Choices Available for Long Acting Birth Control - New Intrauterine System - IUS - Advances the IUD concept

By Medisys | August 05 2015 | Dr. Vivien Brown
Perhaps you may remember the IUD or the Copper T that was first introduced in the 1980’s.  Now ...
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Skin Cancer In Canada Is On The Rise

By Medisys | August 05 2015 | Dr. Vivien Brown
How to protect yourself from the most common cancer in Canada While the rate of new cancer cases ...
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Making A Wellness Plan Part of Your Foundation For Healthy Living & Aging

By Medisys | June 19 2015 | Dr. Vivien Brown
Writing down your goals will help you get there! Are you someone who plans your next career move?  ...
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Life Lessons from Smart Women: 8 Steps You Can Take To Protect Your Brain

By Medisys | April 20 2015 | Dr. Vivien Brown
I recently had the honour of speaking about Healthy Aging and Women’s Brain Health at an event ...
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Still don't believe employee wellness programs are worth the investment? Get with the times, or get left behind.

A comprehensive, strategically designed investment in your employees’ mental and physical health ...
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Staying Healthy and Vital over 65

By Medisys | January 15 2015 | Dr. Vivien Brown
Research shows that people are living longer. Today a man who is currently 65 can expect to live ...
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How To Get Your Groove Back

By Medisys | June 28 2013 | Dr. Vivien Brown
Menopause Does Not Have to Put the Kibosh on a Fulfilling, Exciting Sex Life by Dr. Vivien Brown, ...
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Preventing Shingles with Vaccination: Decrease Your Risk by 70% with Dr. Vivien Brown, Medisys Vice-President Medical Affairs

By Medisys | June 06 2013 | Dr. Vivien Brown
Listen to a segment from Dr. Vivien Brown’s participation on radio show "From a Women’s ...
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New Guidelines for Breast Cancer Screening with Dr. Vivien Brown, Medisys Vice-President Medical Affairs

By Medisys | June 06 2013 | Dr. Vivien Brown
Listen to a segment from Dr. Vivien Brown’s participation on radio show "From a Women’s ...
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Skin Cancer Prevention with Dr. Vivien Brown

By Medisys | June 06 2013 | Dr. Vivien Brown
Listen to a segment from Dr. Vivien Brown’s participation on radio show "From a Women’s ...
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Heart Disease - How to Reduce the Risks

By Medisys | June 06 2013 | Dr. Vivien Brown
Listen to a segment from Dr. Vivien Brown’s participation on radio show "From a Women’s ...
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Pneumococcal Prevention for Adults - Prevnar

By Medisys | June 06 2013 | Dr. Vivien Brown
Listen to a segment from Dr. Vivien Brown’s participation on radio show "From a Women’s ...
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Newest Issues on Menopause and Hormonal Therapy with Dr. Vivien Brown, Medisys Vice-President Medical Affairs

By Medisys | May 27 2013 | Dr. Vivien Brown
Listen to a segment from Dr. Vivien Brown’s participation on radio show "From a Women’s ...
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Cancer Causing Impact of the Human Papillomavirus with Dr. Vivien Brown, Medisys Vice-President Medical Affairs

By Medisys | May 27 2013 | Dr. Vivien Brown
Listen to a segment from Dr. Vivien Brown’s participation on radio show "From a Women’s ...
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An Article on Importance of Immunization for Companies

By Medisys | February 06 2013 | Dr. Vivien Brown
Published in the 2013 Edition of HR Professional Magazine Download the PDF version
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Dr. Vivien Brown, Medisys Vice-President Medical Affairs, Talks About Healthy Aging

By Medisys | October 16 2012 | Dr. Vivien Brown
Listen to a segment from Dr. Vivien Brown’s participation on radio show "From a Women's ...
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