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Heart Health – The Importance of Cardiovascular Health - CCA

Heart Health – The Importance of Cardiovascular Health

January 27, 2016

Having an understanding of your health as a whole is important. We stress the importance of having a healthy MSK system, and do our best to provide you with as much information and tips on how to achieve this. Part of having a healthy MSK system is in the steps you take towards maintaining and

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4 Tips to Quit Smoking in the New Year - CCA

4 Tips to Quit Smoking in the New Year

January 20, 2016

You may have heard the expression “New Year, new me”. The start of a New Year is an opportune time to reflect on our health and determine what steps we could take today to improve it for years to come. Quitting smoking remains one of the top resolutions people commit to every year. Yet, for

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Health Literacy – Taking Control of Your Health - CCA

Health Literacy – Taking Control of Your Health

January 13, 2016

What is health literacy? “The cognitive and social skills which determine the motivation and ability of individuals to gain access to, understand, and use information in ways which promote and maintain good health1” (WHO, 1998). Essentially, health literacy is our ability to understand and use information to make appropriate decisions about our health. Often in

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New Year’s Resolutions – Goal Setting for Your Health - CCA

New Year’s Resolutions – Goal Setting for Your Health

January 06, 2016

It’s no surprise that the most common New Year’s resolutions relate to health goals such as weight loss, eating better, moving more and reducing stress. Yet, these often are the most likely goals to be broken. Many of us choose to jump on the bandwagon setting lofty goals early in the year, but often lose

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