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September 21, 2020

September is World Alzheimer’s Month and September 21st is World Alzheimer’s Day. This year, the theme of World Alzheimer’s Month is #LetsTalkAboutDementia. Talking about dementia can raise awareness and help to end the stigma associated with dementia.

We had a look thr...

September 17, 2020

Fall and winter may seem like the perfect time to over-indulge in your favourite comfort foods. While longer nights and colder weather may have you craving more simple carbohydrates like chips and chocolate, research shows that diet can actually affect our moods, feeli...

September 8, 2020

Kids disrupting your virtual meeting? COVID-19 disrupting your everyday routine? Uber disrupting the taxi industry? 

Disruptive innovation has been around for a long time. Yet the impacts of a global pandemic forcing billions of people to work from home has added new pe...

August 21, 2020

​Research shows sitting for long periods of time can cause the brain to fall into a slumbering state and diminish one’s ability to comprehend and learn, which can have a negative impact on our workday. On the other hand, movement during the workday maximizes energy and...

August 17, 2020

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, many physicians having been looking to leverage smart technology to help monitor and track the health of their patients – and a new option may be on the horizon!

Engineers and researchers at the University of California Los Angeles have...

August 7, 2020

Canadian researchers are active amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, investigating drugs and vaccines for the treatment and prevention of this virus. There are currently 55 clinical trials that have been authorized by Health Canada. Several are looking at products gaining int...

July 30, 2020

This week Zebra Medical announced the FDA approval for their HealthMammo artificial intelligence system. This system scans mammograms and marks them as either “suspicious” or “not suspicious.” This way the radiologist can prioritize the suspicious scans for review and...

July 28, 2020

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, we can recognize how crucial it is that governments stay committed to addressing public health threats. With that, it is important we acknowledge July 28th as World Hepatitis Day, one of the World Health Organization’s (WHO’s) seven offici...

July 24, 2020

Though the viewing experience won’t be what we’re used to, pro sports leagues like the NBA, MLS, WNBA and NHL are working alongside top infectious disease experts to create COVID-free “bubble” locations to safely host sports. Despite early public skepticism, current re...

June 29, 2020

Besides closing gyms and many other workout facilities, COVID-19 has also thrown a wrench into what would have been the start of Spring/Summer outdoor sports season. 

To help combat the inactivity, MEDUCOM has begun adopting standing desks for all employees interested i...

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