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Knowledge is power… especially when it comes to your health!

By Christina Prevett | July 25, 2016

As health care professionals, we go to school and are surrounded by other health care professionals that speak the same language as us. I’m not talking about English versus French, I’m talking about the health language. Names for parts of the body and diseases and conditions that sound like a foreign language to those not […]

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Heart Healthy Recipes: Dry Rub Pork Tenderloin

By Nick Prevett | July 24, 2016

This week’s recipe is a spicy one! Try it out and let us know if you liked it!

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Heart Healthy Recipes: Rosemary Pork Tenderloin

By Nick Prevett | July 24, 2016

Hey everyone, This week’s heart healthy recipe is delicious! Give it a try and let us know what you think!

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Heart Healthy Recipes: Chicken Stir Fry

By Nick Prevett | July 24, 2016

Keep your heart healthy!! Here is our next recipe in our healthy heart series. Thank you for watching! To learn more sign up to get these recipes right to your inbox!

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Osteoporosis: Brittle enough to break?

By Christina Prevett | July 18, 2016

Osteoporosis (OP) is when the strength of your bones is lower than it should be. This is because as we get older the amount of bone we can form is lower than the amount of bone we lose and therefore our bones can become thinner and small holes. Now some of this is just a […]

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Atrial Fibrillation (AFib): A race to the wrong finish line

By Christina Prevett | July 15, 2016

By Christina Nowak, MScPT,CSCS, PhD (student) The heart is a truly miraculous thing and is my second favourite organ (with my first favourite being the brain!). Most of the time we don’t even pay attention to it even though we talk about it all of the time. We know the heart is central to our […]

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