#BeYourSELFie for eating disorder awareness

#BeYourSELFie for eating disorder awareness

🕔10:39, 2.Feb 2018

By Meng Bao Snap a selfie during Eating Disorder Awareness Week this week in Windsor. February 1-7 is Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2018. As an activity during this week, the “Be YourSELFIE” project has been organized by the Bulimia Anorexia

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Windsor long-term care home sees resident violence

Windsor long-term care home sees resident violence

🕔09:45, 2.Feb 2018

By Angelica Haggert Cognitive impairment in long-term care residents leads to aggressive behaviour. Violence between residents at long-term care facilities is on the rise province-wide, including in Windsor, according to an investigative story by CBC’s Marketplace. It reported since 2010

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Turner Syndrome Society hopes to promote awareness; educate, inform

Turner Syndrome Society hopes to promote awareness; educate, inform

🕔09:41, 2.Feb 2018

By Angelica Haggert The local group of the Turner Syndrome Society will be on the main campus of St. Clair College this week to promote awareness of the condition. Turner Syndrome is a rare genetic condition that occurs in one

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High number of patients in Windsor Regional Hospital emergency rooms with flu and respiratory problems

High number of patients in Windsor Regional Hospital emergency rooms with flu and respiratory problems

🕔09:33, 2.Feb 2018

By Ioana Iota Multiple surgeries were cancelled at Windsor Regional Hospital during the last week of January as a result of what seems to be one of the worst flu seasons ever. “What we are seeing is a surge in

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Sickle cell awareness day

Sickle cell awareness day

🕔13:21, 26.Jan 2018

By Torcia Velthuizen Social media is inundated with posts for national days such as boyfriend day or national puppy day, but lost among the innocuous holidays is a day meant to bring awareness to a serious health issue. On June

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Sweet addiction

Sweet addiction

🕔13:06, 26.Jan 2018

  By Alyssa Leonard   It is the twitch. The calling, the craving. It begs you for more. Your body wants it. Needs it. Now. It has become instinct to reach for it. The taste so gratifying. Thirst-quenching, hunger-satisfying —

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Health roundup

Health roundup

🕔12:58, 26.Jan 2018

By Torcia Velthuizen Best foods to eat during cold and flu season There are a few ways you can avoid the sniffles, keep your body healthy and keep the germs at bay. Here is a list of the best foods

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Pipes leak at Windsor Regional Hospital, operating rooms unusable

Pipes leak at Windsor Regional Hospital, operating rooms unusable

🕔12:47, 15.Jan 2018

By Angelica Haggert When it gets cold, pipes freeze. When pipes freeze at the hospital, this can have serious consequences. Two operating rooms were taken out of commission Sunday morning at Windsor Regional Hospital when cooling coils in the air

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Exercise to improve your Immune System

Exercise to improve your Immune System

🕔12:00, 12.Jan 2018

By Amos Johnson Exercise is beneficial to people’s health and while scientists cannot say for certain, it appears to be good for the immune system. It is important for people to know 20 – 30 minutes of exercise is needed

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‘An issue that is never really going to go away’

‘An issue that is never really going to go away’

🕔11:27, 12.Jan 2018

By Ryan Jones   More women in the city of Windsor have started to use local shelters, creating a demand for feminine hygiene products.   According to Statistics Canada, as of 2016 there are a total of 130 emergency shelters

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Humane Society urges dog owners to take caution

Humane Society urges dog owners to take caution

🕔19:09, 9.Jan 2018

By Alyssa Horrobin If you get cold standing outside in the snow, your pet does too. That’s the message from the Windsor-Essex Humane Society, which is urging pet owners to be careful in winter. “If they are holding feet up,

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E. coli outbreak connected to Ontario

E. coli outbreak connected to Ontario

🕔11:55, 18.Dec 2017

By Angelica Haggert A total of 30 cases of E. coli 0157 are being investigated, including six cases in Ontario. According to the Public Health Agency of Canada, the outbreak is linked to romaine lettuce and covers five provinces outside

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Hormonal disorder study brings women together from all across Canada

Hormonal disorder study brings women together from all across Canada

🕔15:03, 15.Dec 2017

By Nicole Neuts A University of Windsor professor is conducting an all-female research study about an often misdiagnosed hormonal disorder. Dr. Kendall Soucie, 35, is a psychology professor at the University of Windsor. She started a research study about polycystic

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Rehabilitation services and therapy approaches to heal mental illness.

Rehabilitation services and therapy approaches to heal mental illness.

🕔14:23, 15.Dec 2017

By Tamas Miko Windsor’s Mental Health Connections offers a variety of services for recovery for low-income population and youth. Mental Health Connections was established in 2004 and the agency has been helping thousands of clients recover from their mental illness

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Provincial cannabis legislation passes

Provincial cannabis legislation passes

🕔15:51, 12.Dec 2017

By Millar Hill Pot smokers will soon be lighting up province wide. New legislation, which passed today is designed to ensure a safe transition toward the legalization of recreational cannabis. The law will come into effect by the July 2018

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Coping with kale

Coping with kale

🕔11:01, 8.Dec 2017

By Ryan Jones You can blend it, you can toss it and yes, you can even bake it. According to an article from mindbodygreen.com, the green superfood called kale has been grown globally for more than 2000 years. Why has

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Winter preparations

Winter preparations

🕔10:31, 8.Dec 2017

By Alyssa Leonard Windsorites could be in for a snowy winter — if weather predictions are accurate. The Weather Network released the national outlook for the 2017-2018 winter forecast on Nov. 20. According to their predictions, southern Ontario can expect

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Lifestyle Roundup

Lifestyle Roundup

🕔12:53, 1.Dec 2017

By Ryan Jones   In this week’s lifestyle roundup, explore Windsor’s food industry, discover a new Canadian beauty product and look into a new form of diet.   WindsorEats gets noticed WindsorEats has won Small or Medium Sized Business of

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Flu Season is here

Flu Season is here

🕔12:14, 20.Oct 2017

By Cassidy McNea Flu season is here and health officials are recommending everyone over the age of six months get a flu shot. According to health officials, getting the flu shot can prevent the spread of infection to groups who

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Vegan desserts at VegFest

Vegan desserts at VegFest

🕔12:36, 13.Oct 2017

By Kenneth Pastushyn   At VegFest, you can have your vegan cheesecake and eat it, too. You could also have vegan pecan pie, vegan cinnamon sugar donuts or vegan cupcakes from a few of the vendors who took part in

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