Dr. Thomas Robinson

2016 Prize Winner

Introducing Dr. Thomas Robinson, the 2016 winner of the Bloomberg Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health

$50,000 award recognizes a research pioneer who uses creative interventions to combat obesity.

Lawrence S. Bloomberg

Lawrence Bloomberg

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

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Stay Fit on Vacation

Stay Fit on Vacation

Taking a vacation doesn’t mean you have to take a break from your fitness routine. Even if you plan to have a restful break, you can still keep active. Read about a few packing and preparation tips to help stay fit.

Ease Pain with Yoga

Ease Pain with Yoga

Research by Dr. Susan Bartlett, an associate professor in the Faculty of Medicine & an adjunct associate professor at the John Hopkins School of Medicine, shows that yoga can help manage pain caused by arthritis.

Pets are Good for your Health

Pets Good for Health

Studies have shown that owning a pet decreases stress, blood pressure, cholesterol levels and triglyceride levels. And when it comes to helping you stay in shape, dogs are the pet of choice to help you meet your fitness goals.


McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics (MCCHE)

Desautels Faculty of Management

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