March the final winter hurdle. It can be a hard month mentally for many Canadians. Hang tight, we got this! Days are getting longer and temperatures are steadily rising.
March is an excellent time to spring clean, or reassess your mental health. In shifting gears from winter to spring, check in with yourself. How are you feeling? What’s your energy like? How are your moods these days? Take this time to reflect on small habit changes you can implement today to support your mental wellness.
Contrary to popular belief, more exercise (especially high-intensity exercise) is not always better; inappropriately intense workouts can be a recipe for decreased motivation, at best, and injury, at worst. Now, I am not arguing that being sore or working hard is always a badFull Story >
We’ve all been there. You know it’s not the best idea, but you just really need a 10-minute break to put dinner in the oven or throw a load of laundry in the washer. So, you decide to hand your smartphone or tablet toFull Story >
From brushing our teeth, to the route we take to work—we all have our own daily routines. Research shows that 43% of what we do every day is performed out of habit. So how do you make physical activity a part of your daily life—better yet,Full Story >
As Canada marks Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, a health innovation team has been awarded funding from the Government of Ontario to pilot a groundbreaking brain health assessment and risk management program powered by predictive analytics and artificial intelligence. Offered in multiple healthcare settings across theFull Story >
The UGFHT believes that the only way that we can truly provide patient-centered care is by understanding the needs within our community and working as a team to address them. Over the past year, we have been busy looking at various sources of informationFull Story >
Between February and June 2016, physicians at our Geddes Medical Group and Elora Medical Group practices partnered with Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health to participate in a study to utilize an evidence-based risk-assessment tool developed for use in the primary care setting called My Health eSnapshotFull Story >