• 29 November 2023

    Dementia risk reduction: A how-to guide

    Currently, treatments for dementia are limited. This makes prevention that much more important. The idea that you could do something about your risk of dementia is a relatively new concept. In this webinar, Drs. Anthony Levinson and Richard Sztramko discuss dementia and how you can decrease your personal risk of developing it by addressing various modifiable risk factors. It's never too early or too late to reduce your risk.
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  • 14 June 2023

    Treating hypertension: How low should blood pressure be with medication?

    In this 2-minute video, Dr. Richard Sztramko discusses what blood pressure targets should be for those being treated with medications for hypertension and some of the considerations that impact those targets, such as orthostatic hypotension.
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  • 7 June 2023

    Vegetarian diets as we age

    In this 2-minute video, Dr. Megha Poddar discusses important considerations for older adults on plant-based diets or for those considering adopting a vegetarian diet.
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  • 31 May 2023

    Prediabetes: A touch of sugar?

    Once called 'a touch of sugar', Diana Sherifali, PhD, describes prediabetes and its symptoms in this 2-minute video.
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  • 24 May 2023

    Acupuncture: Potential uses, risks and side effects

    In this 4-minute video, Enoch Ho discusses what conditions acupuncture is thought to work for, the potential risks, and other considerations when undergoing acupuncture treatment.
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  • 17 May 2023

    Insomnia: Non-medication treatment strategies

    In this 2-minute video, Dr. Tricia Woo talks about non-medication strategies to treat insomnia.
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  • 10 May 2023

    Supplementing with vitamin D? What you should know

    In this 2-minute video, Dr. Alexandra Papaioannou discusses how to safely supplement with vitamin D and the risks associated with excess amounts.
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  • 2 May 2023

    Potential surgical complications from alcohol use

    In this 3-minute video, Dr. Leslie Martin discusses the potential surgical complications for those who drink alcohol in the days or weeks before surgery.
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  • 26 April 2023

    What is frozen shoulder?

    In this 2-minute video, Dr. Raj Carmona discusses what frozen shoulder is and what its three distinct phases are.
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  • 5 April 2023

    Mental Health: Is there an app for that?

    With over 10,000 mental health and wellness apps now available, how do you know where to start? Learn how to evaluate them and discover the top apps experts recommend with psychiatrist Dr. Anthony Levinson.
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  • 8 March 2023

    What's your health goal? Why people fail and how to succeed

    Is there a health-related change you need or want to make? In this webinar recording, Dr. Diana Sherifali discusses how a ‘tiny habit’ approach can help people reach their health goals to manage or help to prevent chronic disease.
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  • 25 January 2023

    Exercise: Powerful Medicine for Health and Aging

    In this webinar recording, renowned kinesiology researcher, Dr. Stuart Phillips, shares how much (or how little) people have to do to improve their odds of living longer, healthier and better lives.
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  • 5 November 2022

    Cannabis use for common conditions: Research, fact and fiction

    The use of medical cannabis has dramatically increased in the last few years, and with the legalization of recreational cannabis in 2018, there has been an increased interest in therapeutic uses for cannabis. In this video, Drs. Jason Busse and James MacKillop discuss what the latest research says about the potential for cannabis to help with common medical conditions.
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  • 12 October 2022

    Managing anxiety with cognitive behaviour therapy: What is it and how can it help?

    In this video, Dr. Randi McCabe discusses cognitive behavioural therapy, how it is used to target anxiety symptoms, as well as available resources, including self-help and therapist-assisted treatment. Learn about the nature of anxiety and its disorders and how to determine when the experience of anxiety warrants intervention.
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  • 8 June 2022

    Type 2 diabetes: Can it be reversed?

    In this video, Dr. Diana Sherifali discusses what type 2 diabetes is, its symptoms, and how it can be managed and, in some cases, put into remission. Learn how excess sugar in your blood acts as an 'aging accelerant' resulting in both 'micro' and 'macro' complications throughout the body.
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  • 25 May 2022

    Prediabetes? How to delay or prevent type 2 diabetes

    Prediabetes refers to blood sugar levels that are higher than normal but not yet high enough to be diagnosed as type 2 diabetes. In this video, Dr. Diana Sherifali discusses how lifestyle changes, regular monitoring of blood glucose levels, education, and medications can help someone with prediabetes prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes.
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  • 11 May 2022

    Diabetes: Types, tests and what to do if you are at risk

    Diabetes is a chronic disease that disrupts the body’s ability to regulate blood sugar. In this video post, Dr. Diana Sherifali discusses the different types of diabetes and how it is diagnosed. Learn what prediabetes is and how lifestyle changes can delay or even prevent the onset of diabetes.
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  • 27 April 2022

    Acupuncture for joint pain: Does it work?

    Acupuncture involves the insertion of very thin needles through your skin at strategic points on your body and is most commonly used to treat pain. In this video, Enoch Ho discusses how acupuncture is thought to work, the potential risks of treatment, and the research evidence to support the use of acupuncture to complement traditional approaches to pain relief treatment.
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  • 13 April 2022

    Aphasia after stroke: Regaining communication skills with speech-language therapy

    After a stroke, depending on the area of the brain affected, various communication problems may occur, including creating sentences, using incorrect words, repeating words or sentences, misunderstanding others, inability to read and write, or slurred speech. Aphasia is the term given to problems with language expression or comprehension. In this video, Dr. Wes Oczkowski discusses the importance of speech-language therapy to help regain language after a stroke.
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  • 29 March 2022

    Deep vein thrombosis: Symptoms, causes and treatments

    Deep vein thrombosis, or DVT, occurs when a blood clot forms in one or more of the deep veins in your body, typically in one of your legs. In this video, Dr. Rick Ikesaka talks about the signs and symptoms of DVT, how to reduce your risk, the role that compression stockings can play and treatment options, such as the use of blood thinners.
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