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Do We Need Wristband Heart-Rate Monitors?

A cardiologist critiques the tech world’s new must-have device—heart-rate monitors on phones and wristbands—and says you’re probably better off just paying attention to your body.

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Men's Health

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Highly Preventable Colon Cancer Often Detected Too Late

Colorectal cancer is the second most common cause of death from cancer for both Canadian men and women. It's also a highly treatable cancer if detected early -- it is up to 90 per cent preventable with timely and thorough screening. Unfortunately, nearly half of those diagnosed find out too late.

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Influenza

How To Beat The Cold And Flu

Winter finally dragging you down? Some of the more interesting tips out there to help you stay healthy during cold and flu season

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Reading Between the Strands: Unlocking Your DNA

With nutrigenomics, dietitians can give you a better picture of what your body has been genetically programmed to do with your food. Instead of fighting your body, work with it. Medcan Registered Dietitian Stefania Palmeri speaks to what genetics can tell you.

Women’s Health View All →

Women's Health

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Trailblazing Alzheimer’s Treatments

Many clinical trial opportunities for the dread disease exist right here in Canada. Sadly, says the medical director of the nation’s largest clinical trials site, Canadians are largely unaware of their ability to access cutting-edge investigational treatments.

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Bones

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How I Unlocked My Inner Adventurer

She wasn’t sure that she’d be able to climb Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain. But looking back on her successful ascent, years later, she realizes the trip provided her with a newfound confidence.

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General Health

At-Home Testing for Sleep Apnea

If you don’t feel well-rested after a full-night’s sleep, sleep apnea could be the cause. When left untreated, it can diminish the quality of your sleep, and your overall health. Medcan offers at-home testing as a convenient way for you to receive a comfortable assessment of your sleep health. Because to be at your best during the day, you need a deep sleep at night.

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Reading Between the Strands: Unlocking Your DNA

With nutrigenomics, dietitians can give you a better picture of what your body has been genetically programmed to do with your food. Instead of fighting your body, work with it. Medcan Registered Dietitian Stefania Palmeri speaks to what genetics can tell you.

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Feet

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Diabetes

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