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Fight the flood: Keep your property afloat

Springtime is almost here, and with it comes blooming flowers and crisp, fresh air. But as spring showers pour, Canadians are at risk for more damage than rained-out picnics – we’re also at risk for property flooding.

Understanding limits on pharmacy mark-ups and dispensing fees

Your group benefits plan makes it easy and convenient when filling a prescription.

How to save your money and time when filling prescriptions

Are you taking or planning on taking a drug for a chronic medical condition such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, ulcers or acid reflux, or a drug prescribed for a long term such as oral contraceptives? If so, by changing the way the pharmacy fills your prescriptions, you may be able to save some money.

8 Benefits of a Healthy Lifestyle

Living a healthy lifestyle results in many benefits while reducing the risks of chronic diseases such as diabetes. Let's look at eight simple benefits of a healthy lifestyle.

Boosting your immune system

Everyone is constantly exposed to bacteria and viruses, in the workplace, on public transit, even while shopping at the supermarket. By merely tweaking some important lifestyle and diet choices, you can fortify your immune system to defend against everything from the common cold or flu to cancer, not just over the winter, but for a lifetime.

How to reduce your risk of dementia

As our population ages, cases of dementia in Canada are expected to double by 2031. Currently, between 6% and 15% of Canadians aged 65 and older live with some form of dementia. 

Three keys to a happier winter

Winter is upon us here in Canada. The days are shorter, the weather is colder and sunshine is a rare sight. Often, this can lead to low energy and general malaise so it’s important to be proactive about keeping a positive attitude during the colder months.

Concussions: What you need to know

There has been a lot of coverage in the media about concussions and post-concussion syndromes. A concussion, also known as a mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI), is an injury to the brain caused by a blow or a jolt to the head, face or neck.

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