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Improving Health

Happy New Year! And as your new year’s resolution, you’ve decided to start an exercise regimen. Good for you! Along with healthy eating, regular exercise is a great way to lose weight, increase energy, improve sleep and generally feel better.


You wake up sneezing, coughing, feel achy and can’t get out of bed—how do you know whether you have a cold or the dreaded flu? It can be hard to tell them apart because of the overlap of symptoms; however, understanding the differences can help you choose the best treatment options.


Just a few months before his 19th birthday in 1977, Simon Fraser University kinesiology student Terry Fox was diagnosed with osteosarcoma and learned he would lose most of his right leg to amputation.

In the 16 months of chemotherapy that followed his surgery, Terry met many other young people with cancer and became deeply aware of the limitations of treatment and the immensity of suffering caused by the disease.


Superbugs. You may have heard the word making the rounds, but if it brings up images in your head of cute little insect superheroes fighting crime, it’s time to adjust your thinking. In fact, superbugs are antibiotic-resistant bacteria that are quickly becoming one of the biggest health challenges of our time.


In the health benefit sector, prescription medications are usually divided into two primary categories, traditional and specialty.

What is the difference between a traditional and a specialty prescription drug?



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