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This year marked the fifth anniversary of the creation of the Bloomberg Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health. An expanded roster of events helped to heighten public awareness of the Prize.

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Bloomberg Manulife Prize launches Ideas that Move You eDigest.

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2015 Prize Winner

Introducing Dr. Lora Giangregorio, this year’s winner of the Bloomberg Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health.

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Meet Lawrence Bloomberg

Lawrence Bloomberg talks about why he chose to support the field of active health.

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A Vegan Diet is Easier Than You Think

There is no shortage of information these days onwhat food to eat and what to avoid to achieve optimal health. Deciphering all of the advice can be daunting and downright confusing.

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THE BENEFITS OF MEDITATION

THE DOWNSIDES OF DETOXING

HOW TO KEEP YOUR COMMITMENT TO EXERCISE

Although people around the globe have meditated for centuries, a growing awareness of its associated health benefits has made meditation an increasingly popular activity in today’s fast-paced world.  Read more >>

Detox programs, which last anywhere from three days to one month, are said to help us manage our weight, build a stronger immune system, improve our skin, clear our mind, boost our mood and even prevent aging. But are they safe? Read more >>

Those of us who have decided to get fit know that sticking to an exercise program can be tough. But did you know that there are strategies for building a sustainable exercise routine that you will actually enjoy? Read more >>

IDEAS THAT MOVE YOU VIDEO SERIES

Keep Calm and Thrive On - an Interview with Dr. Tom A. Hutchinson

One of the key tenets of active health is prevention. Dr. Tom A. Hutchinson, Professor in the Department of Medicine and Director of McGill Programs in Whole Person Care, says healing is relevant at all times, not only when illness is present. Listen to this interview in which he discusses everyday mindfulness/stress management and how it can radically impact wellbeing.

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