Health and Wellness

Well.ca launches a new patient education portal to drive access to information on emerging and innovative care

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Well.ca today announced the launch of a new patient education portal, providing patients with a trusted source for therapeutic guidance on new and emerging approaches to care. Through this portal, patients will be able to virtually connect with wellness professionals for a variety of personalized services, conveniently delivered through telehealth. The portal is available in […]

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New Plan International Canada research shows large majority of Canadians support free menstrual hygiene products in schools and in the workplace

Plan International Canada, in partnership with Nanos Research, conducted two scientific surveys of 2,028 females and 1,007 males in Canada in May 2019, which examined the attitudes and behaviours of girls, women, boys and men towards menstruation, and support for free menstrual hygiene products in a range of settings including the workplace, public places and schools. This research highlights the social, emotional and financial costs of menstruation, especially for women under 25. (CNW Group/Plan International Canada)

To mark Menstrual Hygiene Day on May 28, Plan International Canada today released new data that suggests Canadian menstruators continue to face challenges when it comes to affording, accessing and talking about menstrual hygiene products, amplified by the fact that men and boys remain uncomfortable talking about women’s health, including periods. The research┬áreveals almost two-thirds […]

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New nutrition service can help busy Ontarians navigate healthy eating

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Making better food choices can have a positive impact on your overall health and well-being, yet research shows that almost forty per cent of Canadians find it difficult to distinguish between healthy and unhealthy food.i┬áTo help address this need, today, Shoppers Drug Mart announced a new online nutrition service delivered by their registered dietitians, to […]

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