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Over 65? Top 3 vaccinations you need to get now

Posted by on Apr 9, 2016 in Health & Wellbeing, Healthcare, Private Healthcare, Profile | 0 comments

Over 65? Top 3 vaccinations you need to get now

Vaccinations are a reliable and cost-effective method to prevent common illnesses that are prevalent in adults over the age of 65.

Aging negatively impacts the immune system and its ability to function. With this decline in immune system function, disease recovery can be longer or incomplete leading to hospitalization and complications.

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Genetic Risk and Alzheimer’s Disease: Should You Worry?

Posted by on Nov 30, 2015 in Health & Wellbeing, Healthcare, Profile | 0 comments

Genetic Risk and Alzheimer’s Disease:  Should You Worry?

Alzheimer’s Disease is now so common that almost all of us have experienced a family member slowly succumb to the condition. Could this also happen to you?

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Healthy Diet for Fall and Winter Wellbeing

Posted by on Nov 30, 2015 in Health & Wellbeing, Women's Health | 0 comments

Healthy Diet for Fall and Winter Wellbeing

We had a fantastic summer this year, especially here on the west coast. Come fall and now there is a slight chill in the air and the leaves are changing to beautiful shade of amber, burgundy and brown before finally falling off. This is perfect time to start thinking about how to eat nutritiously to thrive through the upcoming cold, damp and dark days.

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The Future of Your Health is Now Your Choice

Posted by on Nov 30, 2015 in Health & Wellbeing, Profile | 0 comments

The Future of Your Health is Now Your Choice

Every single one of us is different in some way physically, mentally, and emotionally. It is staggering to think that in a world of over 7 billion people, there aren’t two exactly alike. Yet, this is the beauty of life. This is what makes us human.

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Transcendental Meditation

Posted by on Jun 1, 2015 in Culture, Health & Wellbeing | 0 comments

Transcendental Meditation

Transcendental Meditation: A Very Brief Introduction By Joseph Shannon, Certified Instructor of Transcendental Meditation Transcendental Meditation (or TM) has been described as a way to relax, promote health, vitality and longevity, develop creativity, increase energy and IQ, a way to develop heightened mental performance and greater inner peace. Personal experience and science have both shown that in fact it does all of these things. The popular historical connection with the subject of TM could easily have begun with the Beatles. Whether...

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Fit for Adventure

Posted by on Jun 1, 2015 in FEATURED, Health & Wellbeing, Lifestyle, Travel, Vacations, Weekend Getaways | 0 comments

Fit for Adventure

Fit for Adventure: CMH Summer Adventures By Linda Mallard Imagine… Flying by helicopter into the heart of ancient glaciers, jutting pinnacles, snow-capped peaks, and placid lakes. Nestled in the southeastern corner of the expansive Columbia Mountains, CMH Summer combines glorious mountain experiences with refined backcountry lodges and gourmet cuisine. Spend your days exploring high alpine peaks and wildflower-blanketed meadows under the watchful eye of an experienced mountain guide, or accomplish high flying...

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New Device Makes it Possible to Lower Blood Pressure Naturally

Posted by on Jun 1, 2015 in Health & Wellbeing, Healthcare, Profile | 0 comments

New Device Makes it Possible to Lower Blood Pressure Naturally

When Jay Dirkx of El Paso, Texas was diagnosed with high blood pressure at the age of 35, it wasn’t a complete surprise. Though generally symptomless, his strong family history with the disease meant it was something he kept a close eye on — and something he was determined to keep in check. Mr. Dirkx made quick and lasting changes to his diet and exercise regimen. He also needed medication to bring his blood pressure numbers down. Yet he still struggled to keep his blood pressure under control. At the same time, as the number of prescriptions...

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Copeman Unlocks Formula for Excellent Health Outcomes

Posted by on Jun 1, 2015 in Health & Wellbeing, Healthcare, Private Healthcare, Profile | 0 comments

Copeman Unlocks Formula for Excellent Health Outcomes

Imagine your very own dedicated healthcare team working with you to find ways to optimize your health. Now imagine that same team taking it one step further and collaborating together, looking for ways to maximize disease prevention, facilitate early detection and execute timely interventions. It is exactly this type of collaboration that has become the hallmark of Copeman Healthcare. “There is nothing quite like the peace of mind that comes from having several different care professionals working together on your chart,” says Chris...

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Dangerous Curves

Posted by on Oct 31, 2014 in Beauty, Health & Wellbeing, Lifestyle, Profile | 0 comments

Dangerous Curves

Reverse the Effects of Time and Gravity What causes our skin to lose elasticity? There are many reasons why our skin loses elasticity. Some of these include: aging, sun damage, weight loss, smoking, and food choices. Elasticity is the skin’s ability to stretch, then return to its original shape and tone. The loss of strength, tone and health of the skin and its underlying muscles results in the loss of elasticity in the skin. Our skin is very susceptible to signs of wear and tear. This leaves the skin vulnerable to the appearance of wrinkles...

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Copeman Healthcare – Got Jet Lag?

Posted by on Oct 31, 2014 in Health & Wellbeing, Healthcare, Profile | 0 comments

Copeman Healthcare – Got Jet Lag?

Five helpful tips to reset your body clock By Amra Dizdarevic, Family Health Nurse Practitioner, Copeman Healthcare Centre After taking a flight across two or more time zones, you might find yourself craving an omelette in the middle of the night or ready for a good night’s sleep at 9 a.m. It’s called jet lag, and it’s caused by the temporary difference between the sleep and wake cycle generated by our internal body clock at home, and the environmental rhythms of our destination time zone. Our sleep/activity cycle becomes affected, leading to...

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