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January 15, 2019

Physical activity, any type or amount, cuts health risk from sitting

A new study offers compelling evidence that replacing 30 minutes of sitting with physical activity, of any intensity or amount, reduces the risk of early death.

Government of Canada announces funding for a new Opioid Stewardship Program in Saskatchewan

Health Canada is investing more than $2.3 million over four years to the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA), for the delivery of a new Opioid Stewardship Program that will engage health professionals, promote appropriate opioid prescribing practices and develop educational materials for practitioners.

Can't exercise? A hot bath may help improve inflammation, metabolism, study suggests

Hot water treatment may help improve inflammation and blood sugar (glucose) levels in people who are unable to exercise, according to a new study.
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‘Weakened’ warriors: Educating patients on the power of movement

Canadians sit on average for 69 per cent of the day. By the time the weekend rolls around, there may be a sudden burst of motivation to get active, attend a spin class or hike that trail. Or maybe the to-do list has grown and precious hours are spent landscaping, snow shovelling, or refinishing that old dresser. All of a sudden, clients are up and moving (albeit only twice per week) and the next day, they’re sore » Learn more

Healthy Living Expo

Jan. 19, 2019
Red Deer, Alberta
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Our Health & Wellness Expo

Jan. 27, 2019
Location: Vaughan, Ontario
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Saskatoon Wellness Expo

Feb. 1-3, 2018
Location: Saskatoon
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