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CMHF study of unhealthy habits makes waves in the media

Two recent studies, one by the Canadian Men’s Health Foundation and the other by researchers at Harvard University, are combining to emphasize the life-changing importance of healthy habits among men. The headlines kept coming after the June 11 release of the CMHF’s groundbreaking National Study...

Stopping the OD epidemic starts with you

It’s sad but true: In the time it takes to watch a movie or play nine holes of golf, someone in Canada dies from overdosing on opioids. These pain-killing drugs include prescribed medications such as codeine, fentanyl, morphine and oxycodone, as well as illegal drugs like heroin, opium, and...

Big message, small steps

We’re no experts on irony, but it sure seems to apply to the #DontChangeMuch hashtag. Paging Alanis Morissette! When we asked a select group of social media stars to share their takes on how Canadian men can live healthier lives, the result was truly awesome. The #DontChangeMuch...

It’s Easy for Families to Be Healthy Together

It’s Easy for Families to Be Healthy Together

With ice crusting over our windshields and the sun still rising after breakfast, it's easy to say: "Let's get February over with already!" It doesn't have to be that way. Canadians can't beat February, so they might as well join it, and the best way to do that is to get outside for some active...

Grey Cup Champion Henry Burris shares his secrets to keeping fit

A year after going out on top as a Grey Cup champion, Henry Burris is staring down a new rival. This one doesn’t wear shoulder pads or chase the former CFL quarterback out of the pocket. These days, one of Henry’s biggest challenges comes in the form of a glazed donut. As a CFL QB, Henry counted...

How to Get to a Healthy Weight, One Day at a Time

Over the course of seven CFL seasons, Kyle Koch followed a steady schedule each week: Workout, practice, snap a ball, block like a boss, repeat. So when that routine went away after he retired in 2014, it’s hardly surprising the former offensive lineman saw his weight spike. Within a few months,...

B.C. MLAs Get On Board Men’s Health

Health Minister makes statement in the House On Thursday, October 19th, the Canadian Men’s Health Foundation (CMHF) crossed the Salish Sea and arrived in our provincial capital Victoria to spend a very rewarding day with British Columbia MLAs and  government officials. Health Minister Adrian Dix...

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