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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.

Men’s Health View All →

Men's Health

Preventing and treating varicose veins

There's a wide range of symptoms from minute veins barely seen on the skin to swollen and protruding veins at the surface to extreme swelling due to other health-related conditions.

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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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nutrition

Rose Reisman’s Sautéed Quinoa Falafel with Tzatziki

Traditional Middle Eastern falafels made with chickpeas are so delicious but oh-so-high in calories and fat due to deep-frying. This version uses the healthy grain quinoa - a complete protein - mixed with similar ingredients, but sautéed with just a small amount of oil. When served with diced veggies and tzatziki, this becomes an incredibly tasty and healthy meal.

Women’s Health View All →

Women's Health

Preventing and treating varicose veins

There's a wide range of symptoms from minute veins barely seen on the skin to swollen and protruding veins at the surface to extreme swelling due to other health-related conditions.

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Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month

April is Parkinson’s disease awareness month. In honour of this, Genetic Counsellor Allison Hazell dispells myths and shares facts about the genetics of Parkinson’s disease.

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Bones

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Follow Medcan Medical Team As It Returns to Kenya

In April, we will be returning to the clinics to continue training on eye health and visual acuity, musculoskeletal care programs, and provide resources that will allow these clinics to treat more complicated cases. We will also be starting a cardiovascular risk screening program to address the growing noncommunicable disease problem in Sub-Saharan African countries.

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General Health

Hearing Loss Impacts Overall Health & Happiness

With one in 10 Canadians experiencing hearing loss there is a growing need for more audiology support and treatment. To determine whether a hearing loss is medically treatable it is necessary to know which part of the ear is causing the hearing loss. Your family doctor will need an audiogram (hearing test) to assist in your diagnosis.

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Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month

April is Parkinson’s disease awareness month. In honour of this, Genetic Counsellor Allison Hazell dispells myths and shares facts about the genetics of Parkinson’s disease.

Eyes View All →

eyes

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Feet

Preventing and treating varicose veins

There's a wide range of symptoms from minute veins barely seen on the skin to swollen and protruding veins at the surface to extreme swelling due to other health-related conditions.

Diabetes View All →

Diabetes

The articles posted are for educational use and do not constitute medical advice.