Dr. Polymnia Galiatsatos, a JGH Gastroenterologist, uses a model to explain to a patient how the digestive tract works.
Health tipsJuly 2018

Keep your digestive tract on track!

Want to keep your digestive tract on track? Forget those trendy smoothie cleanses and tea detoxes. Instead, eat more fibre, keep hydrated and do what you can to reduce stress.

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Anxiety
April 2018Health tips

Fighting the debilitating effects of anxiety

Anxiety is a normal emotional reaction that motivates people to respond to a problem, but can interfere with daily activities, work and interpersonal relations, and it can contribute to illness.

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Patricia Urrico raises a bottle of water in a toast to the importance of staying hydrated in winter.
Health tipsMarch 2018

Bottoms up! Keeping hydrated is as important in winter as in summer

When the days are warm, it’s second nature for many of us to keep our water bottles handy. But it’s also crucial to stay hydrated when we’re being hit with arctic winds and a dumping of snow.

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Breastfeeding
Health tipsMay 2017

Get into the flow of breastfeeding

Whatever your perspective on breastfeeding, you’re bound to benefit from the information that the JGH Patient & Family Resource Centre.

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Vegetables
Health tipsMay 2017

Starting fresh for spring with healthier eating

Aside from helping us to maintain a healthy weight and avoid certain health problems, a proper diet can even contribute to nourishing our brain and stabilizing our moods.

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Sun
Health tipsNovember 2016

Keep your sunny side up during dark winter days

By the time winter hits us with all of its sombre force, daylight hours can decrease by as much as 60 per cent, and this means a major drop in our intake of vitamin D.

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Cancer and Work
Health tipsNovember 2016

Easing cancer survivors back into the work force

You’ve waged a tough battle against cancer—and you’ve won. Congratulations! But what happens now that you’re ready to go back to work?

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Questions about your medication can be answered by your local pharmacist, such as those in the Proxim outlet at the Jewish General Hospital.
Health tipsOctober 2016

Taking those first crucial steps toward reliable healthcare info

When you have a health problem, you may actually have two problems: The first is your health, and second is deciding where to go and with whom to speak.

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Vegetables
April 2016Health tips

Grow your way to a healthier you!

Why not top up your plate with produce that you’ve grown yourself?

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Sleep
April 2016Health tips

Aside from making you feel good, sleep is essential to overall health

Sleeplessness is more just than an inconvenience. Adequate sleep is a key component of a healthy lifestyle, and too little of it can have serious consequences.

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