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Freedom from chronic pain

Chronic pain – sometimes referred to as the ‘invisible illness’ – affects an estimated 16 million Canadians who live with at least one condition considered ‘chronic’ in that it is persistent or otherwise long-lasting in its effects. Even with a … Continue reading

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Health headline confusion ~ how to stop the yo-yo effect.

‘Self-medicators beware’ read a recent headline; and the article proceeded to warn about the risk of a popular drug, which was deemed user friendly, but has now been found to cause noticeable side effects. We often read about what was … Continue reading

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Faith vs Food: does a Biblical-inspired diet mean success?

    Looking to loose weight in the New Year? If so, you need only look as far as the latest fad – a multi-million dollar trend of religious diet books and faith-based weight-loss systems. This latest crop of diet … Continue reading

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Random Acts of Kindness: The Health Benefits to Canadians

The frenzied pace of holiday shopping erupted with consumer-focused ‘Black Friday’ and ‘Cyber Monday’.  However, a new movement was launched recently,  ‘Giving Tuesday’ – which followed Cyber Monday – and encouraged Canadians from coast to coast to raise money and/or … Continue reading

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Freedom from Chronic Pain

Chronic pain –sometimes referred to as the ‘invisible illness’ – affects nearly one in two Canadians.  An estimated 16 million Canadians live with at least one condition considered ‘chronic’ in that it is persistent or otherwise long-lasting in its effects. … Continue reading

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Looking Lazy Looks Good on You!

‘Looking Lazy’ is not a new line of summer dresses – it is the look and feel you want to achieve when you take that mental and physical break from daily demands. In a study released by Expedia.ca, 40 percent … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary! 7 Health Headlines Take Top Billing

I am lighting the candles on a cake to celebrate my one-year anniversary of publishing on the Simcoe County online paper!  Celebrate with me – fifty-two weeks – and here is the fifty-second column!  It has been an eye-opening journey … Continue reading

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Weighty Matters Worked Out

A Manhattan court judge recently struck down the move by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg to legislate the limit of the size of soft drinks and other high-calorie sweetened beverages sold at various outlets. Mr. Bloomberg, perhaps influenced by … Continue reading

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What in”FLU”ence are You Under?

It’s a nasty time of the year.  It seems that the annual outbreak of influenza is filling hospitals and thinning out workplaces across North America in a worse way than in recent years.  The general consensus is there are about … Continue reading

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Step out of Stress and into Peace and Wellness

Has the holiday hustle and bustle left you a little frazzled? Stress from a busy holiday celebration schedule – or in the workplace or in school – can affect the mental health of even the most balanced person. Mental health – a subject … Continue reading

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