Category: Men’s Health

Sexual Violence: how to prevent it and what to do about it

Posted by on February 11, 2022 in Men's Health, Mental Health, Sexual Health, Women's Health

Sexual violence is an umbrella term referring to a spectrum of sexual offences, including: Sexual assault: any unwanted sexual touching, or sex with someone who is unable/unwilling to give consent […]

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Sexually Transmitted Infections 101

Posted by on February 7, 2022 in Men's Health, Sexual Health, Women's Health

As part of Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness Week, the Primary Care Network (PCN) is promoting sexual and reproductive health. Sexual and reproductive health encompasses the health of an individual’s […]

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Improving your quality of life when living with Chronic Pain

It can be utterly debilitating to live with chronic pain. It’s invisible, overlooked and many suffer in silence. The Bow Valley PCN runs the Chronic Pain Program, a free program […]

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Why I get the Flu Shot Every Year…

I get the flu shot every year for a variety of reasons. To protect the ones I love, to ensure I’m not putting my patients at risk of getting the […]

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Top 10 Tips for Staying Active This Winter

It’s that time of year! We are waking up to fresh snow on the mountain tops and the snowflakes are starting to fall. While the white fluffy stuff gets the […]

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Malnutrition Awareness Week 2021 – October 4-8, 2021

Malnutrition Awareness week is October 4-8th, but what does this mean in Canada? The word ‘malnutrition’ seems like a problem most encountered in low-income countries. It may be surprising to […]

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Quarantine 19 – Sound Familiar?

Tumultuous. That seems like a reasonable word to describe the last 18 months since COVID-19 disrupted our lives. Our habits and routines shifted in response to the change around us. […]

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Building your medical home

Research has shown that building a trusting relationship with patients over time, together with coordinated care by health teams, can produce better health outcomes. The PMH model leads to enhanced […]

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PCN workshops forestall risks of heart disease, type-2 diabetes

“Eat close to nature, increase plant-based foods, avoid over-processed products and raise your activity levels.” These are the core messages Bow Valley PCN’s Registered Dietitian Zarifa Salzgeber delivers in two […]

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New Year’s Resolutions – How Hard Can They Be?

Posted by on December 8, 2017 in Men's Health, Mental Health, Women's Health

Having a hard time sticking to your goals? Did you make a New Year’s resolution you really want to achieve, but are worried about keeping going with it beyond the […]

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