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Not Your Typical Workout Four ways you could save money on your prescription medications World Cancer Day: a Fight For All It’s a Guy Thing: How Eating Disorders Affect Men Too Antibiotics: Are they bad for you? Canada Needs a Comprehensive Strategy to Improve Prescription Drug Safety for Seniors

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Not Your Typical Workout

Not Your Typical Workout

For every reason that there is to exercise, there is one to prevent you from returning to the gym. 
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Four ways you could save money on your prescription medications

Four ways you could save money on your prescription medications

As Canadians, we are proud of our universal healthcare system, which provides publicly-funded essential doctor and hospital care based on need and not ability to pay.  Unfortunately, our health system falls short when it comes to prescription medication.
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World Cancer Day: a Fight For All

World Cancer Day: a Fight For All

How many people die every year from cancer? How many theories have been raised every day trying to prevent any type of cancer? How many people despite the warnings do not do their medical checkup on time? How many people have been cured?
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It’s a Guy Thing: How Eating Disorders Affect Men Too

It’s a Guy Thing: How Eating Disorders Affect Men Too

In this day and age, a lean face, bulging biceps, packs of abs and a barrel chest are all ingredients needed to make a man look the way he is “supposed to”. And when you look at Steven Nguyen, he is the perfect blend of all these ingredients. When you look at him you would think either: “model” or “gym-junkie”.
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Antibiotics: Are they bad for you?

Antibiotics: Are they bad for you?

Antibiotics now are over-prescribed and frequently unnecessary. Advancements to prevent and treat infectious diseases – like sanitation, vaccines and best use of antibiotics – have significantly decreased deaths from infectious disease. But there is a cost.
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Canada Needs a Comprehensive Strategy to Improve Prescription Drug Safety for Seniors

Canada Needs a Comprehensive Strategy to Improve Prescription Drug Safety for Seniors

Four years ago, at age 84, my dad survived a severe stroke. The downside is that during his hospital stay this otherwise fit person was put on a drug regimen and has been taking nine prescription drugs a day ever since.
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