# Tuesday, October 1, 2013
                 
Ginger root's medicinal properties have been used for centuries to treat and prevent a wide variety of ailments. It is commonly used to promote good digestive health and is also an anti-inflammatory that helps ease joint pains among other things!
posted on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 9:29:52 PM (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)  #   
# Thursday, August 8, 2013
                 
Confused or have questions about Canadian personal health insurance? In this article we answer the most common questions that we hear on a regular basis as insurance brokers.
posted on Thursday, August 8, 2013 7:11:36 PM (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)  #   
# Wednesday, July 3, 2013
                 
I've spent over 6 seasons working in Northern Ontario, home to mosquitoes and other nasty bugs that are many and huge in size. Use these tips and my experience to avoid mosquito bites!
posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2013 6:27:38 PM (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)  #   
# Tuesday, June 11, 2013
                 
This blog article discusses immigration to Canada from a healthcare perspective. Canadian healthcare differs from province to province, and new immigrants should apply for provincial healthcare immediately upon arrival!
posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2013 9:06:33 PM (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)  #   
# Thursday, May 9, 2013
                 
Did you know that onion juice has been proven to aid in hair re-growth when it comes to baldness caused by alopecia areata? While this might not appeal to everyone, it is a natural treatment and the smell of it on the scalp (even after rinsing) can be alleviated by adding some other ingredients to the onion juice before its application.
posted on Thursday, May 9, 2013 9:42:56 PM (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)  #   
# Friday, April 5, 2013
                 
Vitamin D is critical to our health and well being, yet recent studies suggest that 75% of Americans (and probably Canadians) are vitamin D deficient. The results are a dramatic increase in a wide variety of illness and ailments. Yet it is so easy to get the vitamin D we need to be healthy!
posted on Friday, April 5, 2013 9:23:50 PM (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)  #   
# Friday, March 8, 2013
                 
Retirement is something that many of us look forward to. However, what is often overlooked is continued medical benefits. Many times retirees will have some existing medical conditions which they want to get coverage for, and in many cases a group conversion plan fits the bill!
posted on Friday, March 8, 2013 8:08:00 PM (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)  #   
# Thursday, January 31, 2013
                 
Companies (especially small to medium size business, or SMBs) should consider personal health insurance plans as a cost-effective alternative to traditional employee benefits when it comes to offering workers health and dental benefits.
posted on Thursday, January 31, 2013 7:51:34 PM (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)  #   
# Wednesday, January 9, 2013
                 
Many of us have experienced the "wintertime blues", where we feel a little down and tired during the cold, dark winter months. This could be seasonal affective disorder, or SAD for short. There are things we can do to alleviate SAD. Most importantly, get outside and soak up the sunshine!
posted on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 2:37:49 PM (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)  #   
# Wednesday, December 12, 2012
                 
All Canadian airports must adhere to baggage and carry-on rules as set out by the CATSA (a Canadian federal agency). In addition airline companies have their own rules that govern carry on and baggage handling. But what are these Canadian airline rules and regulations? Read on to find out more!
posted on Wednesday, December 12, 2012 7:40:24 PM (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)  #   
# Wednesday, November 14, 2012
                 
There are many natural flu preventions that we can do to help our bodies fight off the seasonal flu bug. Diet is especially important, since it has such as dramatic effect on our immune systems (either boosting it or depressing it, depending on what you eat).
posted on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 6:24:51 PM (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)  #   
# Monday, October 22, 2012
                 
Refugees that are not government sponsored no longer get any health benefits. On the one hand, these refugees, often with questionable backgrounds, were gettng better healthcare than Canadians were getting. On the other hand, refugees that cannot afford prescription drugs for life threatening ailments will die, while medication that could save their life is sitting on a shelf a short distance away.
posted on Monday, October 22, 2012 7:54:22 PM (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)  #   
# Friday, October 5, 2012
                 
Canada is the second largest country in the world, and offers countless attractions for visitors to Canada to see. From the west coast of British Columbia that has the beautiful Rocky Mountains, to the east coast with the Bay of Fundy and the largest tides in the world. Here are some great places to see if you are visiting Canada.
posted on Friday, October 5, 2012 3:56:50 PM (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)  #   
# Monday, September 24, 2012
                 
Getting a chronic disease can be a debilitating and catastrophic experience that not only affects the sufferer but also family members. Just some chronic disease prevention tips are: quit smoking; eat a healthy diet; get regular physical exercise; lose any excess weight; and avoid excessive alcohol consumption.
posted on Monday, September 24, 2012 10:17:01 PM (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)  #   
# Wednesday, September 5, 2012
                 
Canada to a large extent has become an "instant gratification" society, much to the detriment of our eating habits. Fast food such as greasy hamburgers and fries are the norm. So is frozen packaged foods that we pop into a microwave for a quick and easy meal. The downside to this is that many of us no longer eat healthy. The repercussions are enormous: our immune systems are weakened, leaving us susceptible to colds and the flu. The chances of contracting some health ailment are also vastly increased, as is a premature death.
posted on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 9:41:21 PM (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)  #   
# Tuesday, August 21, 2012
                 
Use these 5 tips to avoid hassles when it comes to travel health insurance. Too often we hear about stories where people run into difficulties while traveling, many times not understanding what they are actually covered for. Most importantly, get the advice of an experienced travel insurance broker or agent (this article lists important questions that you should ask them).
posted on Tuesday, August 21, 2012 10:14:35 PM (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)  #   
# Monday, August 13, 2012
                 
Visitors to Canada insurance offers protection against unforeseen medical emergencies while traveling, studying or working in Canada. This blog article offers several great tips that will help keep costs down and also help to avoid complications with VTC coverage while in Canada.
posted on Monday, August 13, 2012 6:46:22 PM (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)  #   
# Tuesday, July 24, 2012
                 
This blog article discusses diabetes: what it is; various ways to treat it; and purchasing a health insurance plan to cover the costs of testing kits, glucose monitoring equipment and other durable medical supplies.
posted on Tuesday, July 24, 2012 7:01:52 PM (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)  #   
# Thursday, July 5, 2012
                 
We all know that uninsured hospital stays can be expensive, but how much does a stay in a Canadian hospital actually cost? This information is especially important for visitors who are not covered for unexpected medical expenses while traveling in Canada. Accidents can happen, as do unexpected illnesses and other emergency situations such as heart attacks, etc.
posted on Thursday, July 5, 2012 5:11:04 PM (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)  #   
# Thursday, June 21, 2012
                 
We are very happy to announce the launch of a new group insurance product from Wawanesa Life called Diversity. Companies that have 3 to 9 employees can now get instant Diversity quotes online. No more going back and forth with a broker regarding employee information. No more waiting for your quotes for weeks on end.
posted on Thursday, June 21, 2012 4:17:20 PM (GMT Daylight Time, UTC+01:00)  #   
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