Spring into the gym

Spring into the gym

🕔11:51, 21.Apr 2017

By Torcia Velthuizen. After a few cold months of comfort food, hibernation is over and many are finding themselves anxious for the upcoming beach season. Kelly Reed, manager at World Gym in Windsor, said people usually join the gym to

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Many not receiving annual flu shot

Many not receiving annual flu shot

🕔11:19, 21.Apr 2017

By Amos Johnson Scientists develop changes to the influenza vaccine each flu season, making it necessary to receive a flu shot every year. An unscientific study has determined 81 per cent of people have gotten a flu shot at least once

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Wrench-up is here

Wrench-up is here

🕔11:23, 7.Apr 2017

Oliver Swainson poses inside Bike Windsor-Essex (Photo By Christina Chibani). Bike Windsor-Essex has launched a new program focusing on helping individuals in poverty to maintain their bike in good condition at no cost. Bike Windsor-Essex was started in 2010 by

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Trump’s environmental budget cut “should wake Canadians up”: researcher

Trump’s environmental budget cut “should wake Canadians up”: researcher

🕔12:11, 24.Mar 2017

Home to the largest freshwater lakes on earth, Canada plays a pivotal role in protecting its water but U.S. President Donald Trump’s recent proposal to cut 31 per cent of the Environmental Protection Agency’s budget raises concerns. Initiated by the

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St. Clair’s downtown Health Centre offers more than you know

St. Clair’s downtown Health Centre offers more than you know

🕔12:05, 24.Mar 2017

By Amos Johnson Many students are unaware of the health facilities the St. Clair College Health Centre has to offer in downtown Windsor. The Health Centre offers pregnancy testing, bloodwork, smoking cessation, STI testing, health counselling and education on sexual

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Digital dependency

Digital dependency

🕔11:33, 24.Mar 2017

By Alyssa Horrobin In a time where technology is advancing and being consumed more than ever, it is important for people to set limits for themselves to avoid negative effects. Some see too much of this consumption becoming an issue of mental

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The power of a flower

The power of a flower

🕔11:12, 3.Mar 2017

  By Ryan Jones Pancratium, shown above, is the type of spider lily used in creating the PST component. A team of chemistry students from the University of Windsor have found a new way to fight cancer through the extraction

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St. Clair College promotes sexual health and safety

St. Clair College promotes sexual health and safety

🕔12:05, 17.Feb 2017

By Amos Johnson St. Clair College’s Health Centre is working towards educating students on sexual health and safety. A special health fair was held at the St. Clair College Centre for the Arts on Feb. 14 in order to educate

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Canadian government considers menthol cigarette ban

Canadian government considers menthol cigarette ban

🕔13:53, 3.Feb 2017

By Kurlis Mati Canada is trying to push forward with a ban on menthol cigarettes to reduce the number of young smokers. The Canadian government sees menthol cigarettes as a gateway cigarette that starts many people’s addiction to smoking. According

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New year, new you?

New year, new you?

🕔12:58, 27.Jan 2017

  By Alyssa Horrobin Hit the gym, get in shape, live healthier…these are commitments people make on the first day of January every year. According to the Statistic Brain website, weight loss is the number one New Year’s resolution people make

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Windsor benefits from record-breaking Bell Let’s Talk Day

Windsor benefits from record-breaking Bell Let’s Talk Day

🕔12:25, 27.Jan 2017

By Nantanaa Mutharasu Canadians flooded social media with #BellLetsTalk on Wednesday. Bell Let’s Talk announced on Facebook there were around 131 million interactions, resulting in $6.5 million funds that will benefit mental health organizations all over Canada. The goal behind

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AIDS Awareness Week kicks off with a massive art portrait

AIDS Awareness Week kicks off with a massive art portrait

🕔11:44, 2.Dec 2016

By Nantanaa Mutharasu The AIDS Committee of Windsor kicked off AIDS Awareness Week with an art exhibition with hopes to help put a face to the suffering linked with HIV. Face of HIV is a collage with the photos of

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A skill, a sport and self defense

A skill, a sport and self defense

🕔10:34, 2.Dec 2016

By Kurlis Mati   A local taekwondo group and its instructors teach the importance of the art and self-defense. Masters Taekwondo Academy is a self-defense school that teaches a style of martial arts that originates from Korea. They teach physical

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No-Shave November

No-Shave November

🕔12:57, 25.Nov 2016

  By Noah Gecelovsky   This November, men are joining the fight against cancer and men’s mental health by growing out their facial hair and giving donations to the Movember Foundation and local cancer centres. Movember started in Melbourne, Australia

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Exercise can be inspiring

Exercise can be inspiring

🕔12:48, 25.Nov 2016

By Ryan Jones   Known as a practice that strengthens the mind, body and soul, yoga is becoming a form of exercise used by more than one million Canadians. The 2005 Statistics Canada report on physical activity also reveals more

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Teens targeted for drive safely message

Teens targeted for drive safely message

🕔09:30, 11.Nov 2016

By Alyssa Horrobin Windsor police are getting the word out about the dangers of distracted driving through students and social media. Canada recently recognized National Teen Driver Safety Week, with the WPS and many local high schools participating. In Ontario,

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Do not wait for the ‘muse to inspire you’

Do not wait for the ‘muse to inspire you’

🕔09:05, 11.Nov 2016

By Ryan Jones Journalists and authors alike are affected by writer’s block which is defined by Oxford Dictionary as a condition which hinders a person’s ability to write. According to Mental Health Daily, a mental health blog, there are many

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Check the box

Check the box

🕔14:08, 14.Oct 2016

Although the majority of Canadians support the idea of organ and tissue donation, few are filling out the required documentation and making plans to donate. According to the Canadian Transplant Society, 90 per cent of Canadians support donation but less

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Flu shot or flu not

Flu shot or flu not

🕔12:57, 14.Oct 2016

By Lyndi-Colleen Morgan As the weather changes and the flu virus spreads some people will get the flu shot, while others look for alternative options. “The need to live a healthier lifestyle is continuing to become more common among individuals, and

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Prosthetic innovation

Prosthetic innovation

🕔13:37, 30.Sep 2016 By Lyndi-Colleen Morgan   Caydence Lee is photographed wearing her myoelectric arm. This arm is one of her three current ones which also includes her recreational and swimming arms. (Photos courtesy of Candyce Lee) Five-year-old Caydence Lee plays sports and Read Full Article

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