THE MEDUCOM POST

May 15, 2020

With the current pandemic protocols in place, our reality includes socializing from afar, which often means via phone or computer. When doing so, we often hunch over our keyboard or strain our neck to see our screens. Not only does this have negative effects on posture...

September 9, 2019

If you’re a cheese fan like me, you’re probably consuming cheese on a regular basis with a side of guilt. After all, cheese has a bad rap for its high saturated fat content, which is considered bad for heart health. Good news cheese lovers, research is starting to sugg...

June 4, 2019

On Sunday, MEDUCOM volunteered with the Southern Ontario Amazing Race (SOAR), Ontario’s longest running two-day Amazing Race themed adventure race fundraiser. MEDUCOM had the opportunity to hold one of the exciting clue-based challenges for the race in our office downt...

February 28, 2019

The first Rare Disease Day was celebrated in 2008 on February 29, a “rare” date that happens only every four years. Ever since, Rare Disease Day has taken place on the last day of February, a month known for having a “rare” number of days. This February 28, 2019 marks...

January 30, 2019

Canadian owned and operated since 1994, this year MEDUCOM is celebrating a milestone, its 25th anniversary! As a medium-sized communications agency dedicated only to the healthcare industry, this is a huge achievement for our company. A big part of this success comes f...

October 5, 2018

Canadian born Dr. Donna Strickland from the University of Waterloo, is not only the first women to win the Nobel Prize in Physics in the last 55 years but also only one of three women to ever win this award, making this year’s nomination all the more historic! The last...

June 15, 2018

​​For many, classifying chocolate as “healthy” would be a dream come true! Although it is not there yet, chocolate’s reputation is on the rise with a growing number of studies suggesting it can be a heart-healthy choice.

Not only does dark chocolate, with high concentra...

May 30, 2018

​Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an exceptionally difficult disease to research for a number of reasons:

  • The cause of MS is unknown

  • The effects are within two of the most inaccessible parts of the body, the brain and spinal cord

  • There is no single pattern...

April 3, 2018

For over a decade, each April Autism Speaks kicks off World Autism Month through its signature campaign, Light It Up Blue, in recognition of UN-sanctioned World Autism Awareness Day on April 2.

Since its conception in 2010, and joined by the international autism communi...

March 13, 2018

How to Avoid Post-travel Sickness

Have you ever wondered why it seems like you always get sick after traveling? Well, you are not alone! My colleagues often say travel, especially on airplanes, makes them sick. From close, unsanitary quarters, to changes in daily routin...

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