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Raising Health® Blog

You are at the doctor’s office. Your physician just told you that you have high cholesterol, and that she would like you to start taking statins to control it. This is a common diagnosis. In fact, about 4 in 10 Canadian adults have elevated levels of “bad cholesterol”.

12/10/2018

As another Movember winds down and men everywhere prepare to pick up neglected razors and lose that manly handlebar, pencil or chevron ‘stache, we look at how the Movember movement is helping men everywhere lose a little bit of their ‘manliness’, in the interest of good health and spending more time with loved ones. Here’s how and why ‘being a man’ became uncool…

11/28/2018

The following was previously published in Canadian HR Reporter.

Affordable benefit plans are an essential incentive for employees, but currently pose challenges for companies as costs continue to rise and health claims and prescription drug requirements become more complex.

11/12/2018

With Halloween upon us, Christmas coming fast on its heels, and candy just about everywhere for the next several months, parents should take extra care to make sure that kids, especially those under age 6, don’t mistake tricks for treats, and eat medication thinking it’s candy.

10/29/18

As we turn towards the homestretch of 2018, it’s time look back once again at what our twitter followers found interesting in Q3, and try to learn a lesson or two that we can use to guide us in making sure we produce engaging content for our followers as we forge ahead toward 2019.

10/15/18

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