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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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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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8 Things every woman should do for her brain

According to the Women’s Brain Health Initiative, a Canadian charitable organization dedicated to ...
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If you want to take charge of your future, consider these 5 things

Don't underestimate the power of putting your goals on paper! Are you a planner? Most of us are ...
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Antibiotics aren’t always the answer. Let a viral cold run it’s course.

By Medisys | March 13 2019 | 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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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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Three reasons why your company needs to invest in health

Employee wellness programs are good for business.  According to Corporate Wellness Magazine, every ...
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Skin cancer rates among young girls reaching epidemic proportions.

By Medisys | March 27 2018 | Dr. Vivien Brown
Tanned skin is damaged skin. Period.  The incidence of melanoma among children, adolescents, and ...
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Healthy aging 101: why good genes aren't enough

By Medisys | February 24 2018 | Dr. Vivien Brown, News
It's never too late, or too early, to start putting your health first! 
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These 4 things are standing between you and a better life

What do you have in this life if you don't have your health?
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Why you should never be too busy for your health

By Medisys | February 01 2018 | 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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Office job? You may be causing more damage to your health than you think.

Could a standing desk save your life and protect you from heart disease? Possibly, according to new ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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