|May is Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month
Time is Precious for Canadians Living with Cystic Fibrosis
Cystic Fibrosis Canada calls on every Canadian to join the fight against cystic fibrosis during Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month in May, and watch A Day in the Life of a CF Patient, a short video about one Canadian’s daily battle with the disease.
|Maintaining Your Mental Health
Why is your mental health so important?
Mental health is an essential part of your overall health. We all have mental health, just as we all have physical health. Mental health is more than just the absence of mental illness.
|Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Do you suffer from stomach pains or cramping involving sudden trips to the bathroom? Do you know if you have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)? Is it possible to reduce the symptoms associated with irritable bowel syndrome?
|Canadian Cancer Society Marks its 75th Anniversary and Launches Its Annual Nationwide Daffodil Campaign
Every three minutes another Canadian hears the words “You have cancer,” and the Canadian Cancer Society wants them to know that they are not alone.
|Oral Health — Good for Life
Most of us realize that diet and exercise play an important part in keeping us healthy. But did you know that a healthy mouth is also an important part of a healthy body?
|Kidney Health Month
a time to celebrate our amazing kidneys|
MARCH IS A SPECIAL TIME OF YEAR.
Besides being the beginning of spring, it is also Kidney Health
Month. If you have kidney disease, or have just realized
you are at risk...
|Best Food Forward: Plan Shop Cook Enjoy!|
Healthy eating begins at the grocery store. It’s where most consumers purchase much of their food. Yet this is also where they are faced with a multitude of choices.
|You may not know it, but you’re at risk of spending the last 10 years of your life battling illness and disability|
Research shows that for many of us, there’s 10-year gap between how long we’ll live and how long we will be in good health.
|HPV Tops Talk of Cervical Health Awareness Month|
It’s a topic that we ladies don’t often like to talk about – our annual GYN exam. If you’re a woman or a gynecologist, you know the drill.
|Thyroid Disease: Know the Facts|
About 200 million people in the world have some form of thyroid disease. Yet before the founding of the Thyroid Foundation of Canada in 1980, no lay organization existed in North America to promote public education about thyroid disease...
|Myth and reality about Alzheimer's disease|
Over the years, many myths have arisen about what Alzheimer's disease is, who gets it and how it affects people who have it. These myths can add to the stigma or shame attached to the disease.
|Twelve Days of Fitspiration|
Some fitspirational ideas to help keep off those exta pounds this Christmas Season!
|12 days of Christmas health and fitness guide
When the Christmas season strikes once-busy gyms look like ghost towns and fitness kits lay dormant and dusty under the bed as their owners drink sparkly cocktails and eat their weight in nibbles.
|Have A Healthy Merry Christmas!|
As we enter the festive season of celebration, partying, eating and drinking, for many of us, mixed in with that Yuletide spirit is an uneasy sense that all this overdoing it can be damaging to health...
|Arthur’s new mural to be unveiled
Arthur’s new mural to be unveiled
The 24 people who packed the October meeting of the Arthur and Area Historical Society learned more about the new mural on the village’s main street.
|Patriotic mural unveiled
Patriotic mural unveiled
A large crowd showed up at the corner of Highway 6 (George Street) and Wellington Road 14 (Frederick Street) to watch the unveiling of the new patriotic mural on the side of the Sussman’s building.
|Wellington Advertiser - Veteran John Walsh remains dedicated to country, community
Veteran John Walsh remains dedicated to country, community
ARTHUR - On a warm October evening, as he has done dozens of times before, John Walsh provides a tour of the Arthur and Area Historical Society’s headquarters on George Street here...
|Austism Ontario: Human Interst Story
... There is nothing more real and encouraging than sharing personal insights about experiences of living life affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder.
|Ontario Breast Screening Program|
Ontario Breast Screening Program
First established in 1990, the Ontario Breast Screening Program (OBSP) provides high quality breast cancer screening services to women living in Ontario.
|Friends for Life: Community concert keeps on rocking
Friends for Life: Community concert keeps on rocking
“The whole evening was a highlight,” John Redburn said when asked to describe his favourite moment at the Friends for Life Concert 2012 held on Saturday, Aug. 18 at Arthur Arena.
|How to Avoid an Allergic Reaction when heading back to School|
Allergy triggers in classrooms and on playgrounds are responsible for more than 14 million missed school days each year in the United States, according to the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.
|Enthusiasm builds as Friends for Life Concert approaches|
Friends for Life Concert 2012 will be held on Saturday, Aug. 18 at Arthur Arena. Doors open at 8pm. The concert featuring the rock and blues sound of Johnny Panic and the Pushbuttons, Sapphire City and Loose Change begins at 9pm.
|Special Considerations for the Allergic Children at School|
It is best to have a plan in place to treat a child’s asthma and allergies before the school year starts. This may include a meeting between the parent and child’s teacher, school nurse, cafeteria staff and school principal.
|HemoCode Food Intolerance System|
Are you a candidate? Nearly 30% of the population
suffers from food intolerance
whether they know it or not.
|Tips for kids to stay active this summer|
Now that the kids are out of school for the summer, and the weather is warmer, what are caregivers’ plans to keep children active?
|Striking a Balance: Less Sodium (Salt), More Potassium|
In your battle against high blood pressure, sodium (salt) is your enemy.
Avoiding that enemy is your primary weapon, but you also have an ally that many people don’t know about: eating more potassium..
|Stroke: Know the Warning Signs|
Stroke: Know the Warning Signs
If you experience any of these symptoms, Call 911 or your local emergency number immediately..
|10 Easy Eyeliner Tricks Every Woman Should Know|
It's all in the eyes. Even on a plain day, most ladies rely on liner for quick definition...
|May Is Celiac Awareness Month|
What is Celiac Disease? - Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder triggered by the consumption of gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley and rye. Three million Americans have celiac disease, yet 95% of those who have it are undiagnosed.
|Nutrition Month 2012 - Get the real deal on your meal!|
Every year in March, dietitians across the country remind us of the importance of healthy eating and the positive impact nutrition has on our health and well-being. This year, dietitians are dedicated to busting up popular food and nutrition myths by
|Rexall MedsCheckWhen it Comes to Medication –
Two's Company, but Three Can Get Complicated|
A Rexall MedsCheck provides an opportunity for you to sit down one-on-one with your Rexall™ Family Pharmacist to help identify and resolve common medication-related issues so you can get the most benefit from your medication.