Mental Health…..Work-related risk factors for health

Mental Health…..Work-related risk factors for health

An estimated 264 million people suffer from depression globally, one of the leading causes of disability, with many of these people also suffering from symptoms of anxiety. A recent world-wide global study estimates that depression and anxiety disorders cost the global economy US$ 1 trillion each year in lost productivity. Unemployment is a well-recognized risk
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Our guide to travel insurance…

Our guide to travel insurance…

The snow is flying and temperatures are dropping. So you don’t need a calendar to tell you it’s time to head south. Well, if that’s what you’re planning—be assured that you’re going have plenty of company if 2019 travel patterns to date are any guide. Though some of Canada’s TV networks were questioning the dearth
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Winter Travellers: Expect the Unexpected With Some Mexican Hospitals

Winter Travellers: Expect the Unexpected With Some Mexican Hospitals

Planning a winter vacation to one of Mexico’s popular destinations: Cancun, Los Cabos, Mazatlán, or Puerto Vallarta? The warm weather, the beaches, the R&R…What’s not to love about vacationing at a Mexican hotspot? Not to be a downer, but Claims at TuGo has noticed an increasing number of negative customer experiences with medical emergencies in Mexico—both during
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Understanding Mortgage Insurance in Canada:

Understanding Mortgage Insurance in Canada:

When considering buying a dream home, many things will run through your mind. One such thing is how you’re going to pay for it. Saving for a house involves putting away your hard-earned money for years and making sacrifices along the way. You also need to be saving money so you can get it insured. Whether it’s
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Snowbird Travel Insurance…. Travel Safe

Snowbird Travel Insurance…. Travel Safe

Planning an extended winter vacation this year? If you’re a mature traveller who’d rather chase sunsets than snow storms, it’s important to note that you can only stay in those coveted US vacation spots for a certain number of days. On February 13, 2017, Prime Minister Trudeau and President Trump reaffirmed the commitment to a
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Preparing to travel?

Preparing to travel?

It’s that time of year again, where we share invaluable, real-life traveler claim stories with you! These relatable examples illustrate how travel insurance protects traveler’s, whether they’re Canadians exploring our great nation, adventurous folk packing their wanderlust abroad, or snowbirds vacationing in warmer destinations to escape the cold—and all types of traveler’s in between. Costs
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What You Need to Know About Generic Drugs

What You Need to Know About Generic Drugs

A generic drug is simply a branded drug that uses a different name. You’ll recognize many of the names. The brand Tylenol has a generic called acetaminophen. Prilosec is the brand name for generic omeprazole, which helps people with reflux disease. Metformin, used by diabetes patients, is the generic name for the brand Glucophage. The US
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GENERIC MEDICINE VERSUS BRAND-NAME DRUGS

GENERIC MEDICINE VERSUS BRAND-NAME DRUGS

SAME QUALITY as brand-name drugsAll drugs (brand-name and generic) are reviewed and authorized for sale by Health Canada before they are available for prescription. A generic drug is designed to work the same way in the body as the original brand-name drug. SAME ACTIVE INGREDIENTS as brand-name drugsGeneric drugs have the same active ingredient (the
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Your Health Care is Only Province Wide

Your Health Care is Only Province Wide

We hear from too many Canadians every year who learned the hard way that their provincial health benefits only go as far as the border — and we’re not talking about the 49th parallel. While Canadians are used to referring to our health benefits as universal health care, it’s important to remember that these benefits
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