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  • GOeBlogger -  September 29, 2021

    Reducing the Risk of Alzheimer's

    Although the cause of Alzheimer's disease is unknown, it is thought that a healthy lifestyle can aid in reducing risk factors...

    Estimated 2 minute 36 seconds to read
  • GOeBlogger -  September 22, 2021

    Tranquility

    Today we highlight one of our health partners, Tranquility. Through their platform, Tranquility offers help with anxiety, depression, and...

    Estimated 2 minute 16 seconds to read
  • GOeBlogger -  September 8, 2021

    Children's Mental Health

    As children across the country prepare to return to school, make sure your kids are feeling heard and supported supported as they...

    Estimated 2 minute 10 seconds to read
  • GOeBlogger -  August 25, 2021

    Seniors Health & Safety

    During the hotter summer months it's important to make sure senior family members are keeping cool and staying hydrated...

    Estimated 1 minute 57 seconds to read
  • GOeBlogger -  August 18, 2021

    What is Psoriasis?

    Psoriasis is a skin disease that causes red, itchy, scaly patches mostly on the elbows, knees and scalp, but it can also occur on the...

    Estimated 3 minute 0 seconds to read
  • GOeBlogger -  August 11, 2021

    Immunizations

    In Canada, the vaccine strategy has been to prioritize first doses and extend the time between first and second vaccine shots. This has...

    Estimated 2 minute 46 seconds to read
  • GOeBlogger -  August 4, 2021

    Making Breastfeeding Relaxing

    Being a new mom can be both rewarding and stressful. For some, breastfeeding can be a challenging task to take on...

    Estimated 2 minute 2 seconds to read
  • GOeBlogger -  July 28, 2021

    Weightlifting for Women

    There are many benefits to weightlifting; it's good for your heart health, can lower cholesterol, helps with posture, and strengthen bones, just...

    Estimated 3 minute 24 seconds to read
  • GOeBlogger -  July 21, 2021

    Self Care

    Taking care of ourselves can be hard work, especially when we have many obligations pulling us in different directions. Work, family,...

    Estimated 2 minute 38 seconds to read
  • GOeBlogger -  July 14, 2021

    Birth Control Part 2: Short Acting Hormonal Method

    This week in part two, we get into short acting hormonal birth control. As the name implies, hormonal methods of birth control use...

    Estimated 3 minute 46 seconds to read
  • GOeBlogger -  July 7, 2021

    High Blood Pressure in Women

    High blood pressure is common among adults as we age, but it can present differently in men and women over the course of our lives...

    Estimated 2 minute 52 seconds to read
  • GOeBlogger -  June 30, 2021

    Skin Care: Sunscreen

    Summer is officially in full swing, so don't forget to grab a hat and slather on the sunscreen before you go out...

    Estimated 2 minute 55 seconds to read
  • GOeBlogger -  June 16, 2021

    Pride

    June is Pride Month. It's a time when we celebrate diversity and LGBTQ+ communities, acknowledge their history and the hardships they have endured...

    Estimated 4 minute 3 seconds to read
  • GOeBlogger -  June 2, 2021

    Managing Stress

    Stress is a normal reaction when changes occur; you may experience physical, emotional, or even intellectual responses...

    Estimated 2 minute 54 seconds to read
  • GOeBlogger -  May 26, 2021

    Birth Control Part 1: The Barrier Method

    There are many methods of birth control available; from the barrier method, the hormonal method, fertility awareness method, and sterilization. Today we focus specifically on the barrier...

    Estimated 4 minute 15 seconds to read
  • GOeBlogger -  May 19, 2021

    STIs: Sexually Transmitted Infections

    Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) can be a touchy subject for some, but it's important to be informed so you can make choices to better protect yourself...

    Estimated 2 minute 15 seconds to read
  • GOeBlogger -  May 12, 2021

    International Nurses Week

    We celebrate International Nurses Week every year during the week of May 12, which is also the birthday of Florence Nightingale...

    Estimated 1 minute 33 seconds to read
  • GOeBlogger -  May 5, 2021

    World Pulmonary Hypertension Day

    On May 5th we celebrate World Pulmonary Hypertension Day. We aim to bring awareness to pulmonary hypertension (PH), a condition...

    Estimated 1 minute 51 seconds to read
  • GOeBlogger -  April 28, 2021

    International Dance Day

    In 1982, International Dance Day was started by the International Dance Committee of the UNESCO International Theatre Institute. The date April 29th commemorates...

    Estimated 1 minute 19 seconds to read
  • GOeBlogger -  April 21, 2021

    Seasonal Allergies

    Every spring, many Canadians come down with runny noses, red, itchy, watery eyes, and congested sinuses. The culprit? Seasonal allergies...

    Estimated 1 minute 33 seconds to read
  • GOeBlogger -  April 14, 2021

    Ear Pain

    The most common reason for ear pain is blockage of the passageway between the middle ear and the back of the throat. This passageway is called the Eustachian tube...

    Estimated 2 minute 9 seconds to read
  • GOeBlogger -  March 31, 2021

    Helping Children Through the Pandemic

    The coronavirus has affected children and youth directly and indirectly, with many feeling the impact of the pandemic on their mental wellbeing. Some of the challenges...

    Estimated 2 minute 14 seconds to read
  • GOeBlogger -  March 24, 2021

    Migraines vs Headaches

    We've all experienced a headache a time or two, but do you know the difference between a headache and a migraine? Knowing the difference can help you find the correct relief...

    Estimated 1 minute 53 seconds to read
  • GOeBlogger -  March 17, 2021

    Stress

    All of us have felt stressed at some point in our lives, but we're not always clear about what the stress is...

    Estimated 3 minutes 24 seconds to read
  • GOeBlogger -  March 10, 2021

    Breastfeeding Challenges

    Simple tasks can be daunting when you are a first time mother, and one common concern is breastfeeding. While it may seem straightforward, many women...

    Estimated 2 minutes 37 seconds to read
  • GOeBlogger -  March 3, 2021

    Anxiety

    Anxiety is a debilitating feeling that can disrupt many simple day-to-day tasks. For some, they experience it more intensely than others....

    Estimated 2 minutes 18 seconds to read
  • GOeBlogger -  February 24, 2021

    Black History Month

    February is Black History Month, and during this month we take time to celebrate the achievements of black Canadians who have contributed and done so much to shape Canada into the culturally and diverse...

    Estimated 2 minutes 26 seconds to read
  • GOeBlogger -  February 17, 2021

    Preventing Back Pain

    If you've ever had back pain, you understand how one injury can limit so much of your day-to-day activities. Bending, lifting, squatting, and simply getting up out of your seat can all be challenging with a back injury...

    Estimated 2 minutes 12 seconds to read
  • GOeBlogger -  February 10, 2021

    Mindfulness & Meditation

    It can be easy to get lost in the busyness of everyday life with so much going on around us. Add in the pull of technology to be constantly plugged in and it can feel like our minds...

    Estimated 2 minutes 36 seconds to read
  • GOeBlogger -  February 3, 2021

    Take Time for a Break

    For most people, keeping work and home life separate is easy if you're going into the office everyday, but for some, working from home makes separating work and home life a...

    Estimated 2 minutes 17 seconds to read
  • GOeBlogger -  January 27, 2021

    Mental Health is for Everyone

    Mental health is just as important as physical health. Eating right, wearing sunscreen, and getting regular exercise are all important, but when it comes to mental health, a common view is that...

    Estimated 3 minutes 26 seconds to read
  • GOeBlogger -  January 13, 2021

    Alzheimer's Awareness Month

    Did you know January is Alzheimer's awareness month? During this month we encourage you to learn more about dementia and share what you learn...

    Estimated 2 minutes 44 seconds to read
  • GOeBlogger -  January 6, 2021

    BC's Vaccine Timeline

    In Canada, we currently have two approved COVID-19 vaccines made by Pfizer and Moderna. As of January 4th, a total of...

    Estimated 2 minutes 24 seconds to read
  • GOeBlogger -  December 30, 2020

    New Year's Resolutions

    We can all agree this year has been a tough one. COVID-19 came storming in and threw everything upside down. Our idea of normal...

    Estimated 2 minutes 35 seconds to read
  • GOeBlogger -  December 23, 2020

    Healthy Holiday Choices

    Christmas is almost upon us. Do you have a game plan ready for how to stay healthy during the holidays? With holiday treats out in abundance...

    Estimated 2 minutes 51 seconds to read
  • GOeBlogger -  December 16, 2020

    Who's in Your Household Bubble?

    As we gear up for the holidays, it's tempting to meet up with friends and family that we haven't seen in a while. This may do more harm...

    Estimated 2 minutes 56 seconds to read
  • GOeBlogger -  December 2, 2020

    World AIDS Day

    Founded in 1988, World AIDS Day is an international day dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused...

    Estimated 3 minutes 44 seconds to read
  • GOeBlogger -  November 20, 2020

    Movember

    We're in the midst of Movember, the time where nose ticklers (see: Ned Flanders), soup strainers, and cookie dusters...

    Estimated 2 minutes 24 seconds to read
  • GOeBlogger -  November 10, 2020

    Remembrance Day in 2020

    This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Second World War. On Remembrance Day in Canada...

    Estimated 2 minutes 18 seconds to read
  • Matthew Wild -  December 11, 2019

    How Geography Shapes Wellness - Canada's Urban-Rural Health Divide

    Gridlocked on your urban commute, it's tempting to think that a quieter way of life...

    Estimated 3 minutes 52 seconds to read
  • Matthew Wild -  November 12, 2019

    Women's Health: The Health Conditions That Affect Women Differently Than Men

    Sex and gender are medical risk factors - men and women need to be treated differently....

    Estimated 4 minutes 21 seconds to read
  • Matthew Wild -  September 27, 2019

    Why Men's Health is Worse than Women's

    Men around the globe have poorer health outcomes than women - and it's all down to lifestyle choices...

    Estimated 3 minutes 05 seconds to read
  • Matthew Wild -  August 29, 2019

    September Sickness: Why We Fall Ill in the Fall

    It happens around this time every year: The weather cools, children go back to school and coughs...

    Estimated 3 minutes 16 seconds to read
  • Matthew Wild -  August 20, 2019

    Vaping: A Health Epidemic

    Smoking is the leading cause of preventable death in Canada and the U.S. - and is rising...

    Estimated 3 minutes 35 seconds to read
  • Dr. Ray Costantini -  July 26, 2019

    We Make Each Other Better

    When we at Bright.md started our conversations with MyCare MedTech Inc. about using SmartExam...

    Estimated 1 minutes 20 seconds to read
  • GOeBlogger -  June 14, 2019

    Three Lifestyle Changes that can Improve ED Symptoms

    Erectile dysfunction is a sensitive issue for any man to deal with and it is important to ...

    Estimated 2 minutes read
  • GOeBlogger -  June 6, 2019

    Five Common Sun Care Mistakes to Avoid

    As the days get warmer and brighter, there are a wealth of outdoor activities ...

    Estimated 2 minutes, 11 seconds to read
  • GOeBlogger -  May 16, 2019

    Five Common Myths About STIs

    There can be a lot of stigma and embarrassment when talking about...

    Estimated 1 minutes, 47 seconds to read
  • GOeBlogger -  May 2, 2019

    Three Common Women's Health Conditions You Can Treat with GOeVisit

    Monitoring health and wellness should be a top priority for every woman...

    Estimated 1 minutes, 55 seconds to read
  • GOeBlogger -  April 17, 2019

    Six Easy Ways to Better Manage Your Seasonal Allergies

    Spring is in the air, which means warmer weather, brighter evenings and blooming flowers...

    Estimated 1 minutes, 20 seconds to read
  • GOeBlogger -  May 16, 2018

    Five Reasons to Choose Virtual Healthcare

    In this new age of remote access to products and services, healthcare should be...

    Estimated 2 minutes, 4 seconds to read
  • GOeBlogger -  May 5, 2018

    Five Conditions Commonly Treated with GOeVisit SmartExam

    People are talking about virtual healthcare! As it is a relatively new...

    Estimated 1 minute, 38 seconds to read

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