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Fall is here! How to Protect Your Immune System

Fall is here. Temperature changes rapidly, cool morning, warm afternoon and cool evening again. We are more susceptible to getting a cold around this time of the year. Here are some tips from The Wellness Wagon on how to protect our … Continue reading

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What Really Makes Us Happy?

Originally posted on Dr Nicholas Jenner:
I had a very interesting conversation recently on just this subject. My discussion partner was, at the time, pontificating about money. His argument went something like “Many people are only interested in the accumulation…

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Does computer brain training really protect against dementia?

There are many different kinds of computer brain training games and apps in the market nowadays. Do they really help? Do all the games help or only some of them do? Is it just a waste of time or money? … Continue reading

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Secrets for Keeping Active in Aging Men. What to do?

Many aging men are asking the question: how do I stay active? I have male patients, in their mid-60s and 70s, who are still going to the gym, skiing and playing basketball. Regardless of the exerci… Source: Secrets for Keeping … Continue reading

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Young Athletes. Play smart, play safe, and play hard!

The journey from backyard playing to a high level competitive arena for young athletes can be fun and rewarding. There will also be many challenges in between. Early morning practices, driving to T… Source: Young Athletes. Play smart, play safe, … Continue reading

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Osteoarthritis Doesn’t Mean the End of Your Workouts

Originally posted on Be Active Be Healthy:
Many people stop working out with weights when they have been diagnosed with osteoarthritis (OA), usually because they experience pain. But don’t let that be you! Often your form and technique can be…

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Get BACK into Fitness this Fall

Originally posted on Be Active Be Healthy:
Let’s face it, you have had back pain in your life as an active person, or you know someone who has. And fall is that time of year that we get back into…

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Whiplash and Sport Injury

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Fall means Football!

Originally posted on Be Active Be Healthy:
With every new season there is a popular sport that fans wait for in anticipation. Spring and summer bring tennis, soccer, golf and Blue Jays baseball. Winter is for hockey. But in the…

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Ergonomics Tips: Desktop, Mobile, and Laptop

Changes in technologies over the decade also lead to changes in ergonomic related injuries: from the traditional carpel tunnel syndrome and neck pain to the “Blackberry” thumb and increasingly frequent eye strain. Here are some of my favourite videos on … Continue reading

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