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7 reasons to use virtual care this fall

By Medisys | October 01 2019 | News, Virtual Healthcare
The autumn season is on its way, and with it comes more than cozy weather and pumpkin spice lattés. ...
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The flu vaccine: myths and facts

By Medisys | October 01 2019 | News, Physical Health
Every year in Canada, the flu leads to upwards of 12,000 hospitalizations and about 3,500 deaths. ...
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HPV: not just a female issue

A whopping four out of five Canadians will get HPV (human papillomavirus) at some point in their ...
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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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10 behaviours that should raise red flags

Mental illness affects people of all ages, cultures, races, income levels, and educational ...
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Sad? You may suffer from seasonal affective disorder

Do the fall and winter months get you down? Do you feel sluggish, sad, irritable, unmotivated or ...
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Stop Multitasking at Get More Done

By Medisys | September 22 2019 | Mental Wellness, News
Do you ever find yourself wondering where the day went, feeling like you didn’t actually get ...
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Mental Health in the Workplace: Fighting Stigma

By Medisys | September 09 2019 | Mental Wellness, News
One in five Canadians will face a mental health issue during their lifetime — an issue touching ...
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Energizing peanut butter banana smoothie

Do you tend to suffer a sleepiness attack after lunch? This smoothie is a great mid-afternoon pick ...
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Feed your brain for success

Your brain is always working and burning energy. While the brain represents just 2% of a person’s ...
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5 tips for preventing the spread of influenza in the workplace

By Medisys | September 04 2019 | News, Physical Health
Millions of Canadians are impacted by the flu. Thousands die annually from flu complications. For ...
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How to stay energized at work, all day, everyday

After weeks of sunny days having fun outdoors and relaxing with friends and family, the summer ...
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5 Things to look for when comparing virtual care platforms

By Medisys | September 04 2019 | News, Virtual Healthcare
In recent years, advances in technology have made virtual healthcare tools affordable and ...
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Making Time for Your Health

One of the biggest obstacles to improving health and wellness is a lack of time.  Exercising ...
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August Newsletter - A summer of self-care

By Medisys | August 06 2019 | News, Newsletters
Practicing self-care is something we should be doing 365 days a year, but it’s so much easier when ...
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Yoga: health benefits beyond the mat

Yoga has been practiced for over 5,000 years and continues to gain in popularity today. The mass ...
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Five ways to spice up your summer salad

When the weather gets hot, we are more likely to opt for a crisp refreshing salad for lunch or ...
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Break through your weight-loss plateau

If you have ever tried to lose weight, you’ve probably experienced a weight loss plateau and know ...
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Nutrigenetics: the future of personalized nutrition

Consider this scenario: two men of the same age, weight, and height, with similar lifestyles, both ...
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How to Boost Employee Wellness Benefits and HR with IT Solutions

Last May, the unemployment rate in Canada was down to 5.4% – the lowest in nearly half a decade. ...
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Measles: your questions answered

Canada achieved measles elimination in 1998, yet thus far in 2019 a whopping seventy cases of ...
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The Outdoor Exercise Guide

Summer is here – but it won’t last long! Make the most of the warm weather and longer days by ...
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Sick on vacation? Skip the walk-in clinic with virtual care

By Medisys | July 02 2019 | News, Virtual Healthcare
Has your summer vacation ever been interrupted by a trip to a local hospital or walk-in clinic? ...
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2019 Virtual Healthcare Industry Report - Free Download

When it comes to virtual healthcare in Canada, a great divide exists between current demand for it ...
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Cancer prevention: Reduce your risks!

When people hear the words ‘cancer prevention’, they don’t often think of their employer. But ...
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Easy ways to minimize food waste

Believe it or not, almost half of all food produced worldwide ends up in the trash — whether during ...
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What's in your plate can save the planet

We know that our diet has a significant impact on our health, but we don’t always think about the ...
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10 myths about virtual care

By Medisys | May 31 2019 | News, Virtual Healthcare
Does the word “virtual” bring to your mind images of high-tech 3D goggles and holograms? Contrary ...
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Fighting Seasonal Allergies

By Medisys | May 31 2019 | News, Physical Health
The arrival of beautiful weather signals trees to begin pollinating in earnest. This process causes ...
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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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Greek Spaghetti Squash Bowl

An excellent alternative to pasta, this spaghetti squash bowl will satisfy your cravings for Greek ...
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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 Healthcare
Technological innovation is transforming most Canadian industries, and a recent study on behalf of ...
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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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5 Health issues that can be treated with an online doctors visit

By Medisys | April 17 2019 | News, Virtual Healthcare
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 Telehealth and Telemedicine Companies Canada

By Medisys | April 01 2019 | News, Virtual Healthcare
Can mobile technology make us healthier? Ever since the first time the telephone was used to ...
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Recipe: Gluten-free, high-protein Dutch baby

Inspired by David Eyre’s pancake from the New York Times Cookbook, Jessica’s version of the Dutch ...
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What to eat for a radiant, healthy skin

Today more than ever, both in adolescence and in adulthood, men and women feel increased pressure ...
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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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Virtual healthcare 101: everything you need to know about telemedicine

By Medisys | March 08 2019 | News, Virtual Healthcare
Imagine getting medical attention the moment you need it, anywhere in the world. Picture having a ...
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Self-esteem at work: does gender play a role?

Self-esteem plays a significant role in how men and women may view themselves in the workplace, and ...
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Unlock the Potential of Food

Food has the potential to offer a variety of benefits, including increased energy, decreased risk ...
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Healthy Food Swaps

When it comes to eating healthy, small changes can add up to offer huge health benefits. These ...
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How to Talk to Your Teen About Substance Use

Canadian youth have one of the highest rates of cannabis use worldwide. 70% of Canadian youths ...
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Canadian teens among highest users of cannabis in the developed world

Original article published on  20 Aug 2018 / in Brain Health, Live Well  / by Amra Dizdarevic, see ...
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The Truth about Soy: Busting the Myths

In today's era of endless content, there is an abundance of sources discussing what to include, or ...
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The Ketogenic Diet - A Beginners Guide

The Ketogenic diet has been rising in popularity over the past few years thanks to its many ...
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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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Overeating: mind the portions!

Did you find yourself over indulging latly? Don’t feel badly about it; you now have time to get ...
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Time Saving Workouts

Health is one of our most precious assets, and one of the areas where many of us vow to make ...
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Quick and easy lunch ideas

The table below includes a list of healthy snacks that can easily be made into lunches. Be ...
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4 Super-Healthy Smoothie Recipes

One smoothie does not fit all flavour preferences. These smoothie recipes are meals designed by ...
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DIY Fajita Spice Mix - A Perfect Holiday Gift for Foodies

By Meghan Wilton | November 06 2018 | News, Nutrition & Recipes
For the foodies on your holiday list, try a DIY healthy edible treat. Complement the gift with a ...
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Vegan, Gluten-Free, Gingerbread Granola

By Meghan Wilton | November 06 2018 | News, Nutrition & Recipes
For the foodies on your holiday list, try a DIY healthy edible treat. Complement the gift with a ...
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9 Tips for Healthier, Happier Holidays

With the holidays fast approaching, our social calendars begin to become filled with parties, ...
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