The power of yoga and meditation

🕔12:04, 23.Oct 2015

By Samantha Wigfield In a recent study, 90 per cent of 300,000 Canadians say they feel overwhelmed and stressed in their academic and daily lives. Whether yoga and meditation originated in India 5,000 years ago or in 500 B.C. in

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How to deal with stress at work

How to deal with stress at work

🕔13:42, 16.Oct 2015

Windsorites have reported some level of stress at their workplaces. Twenty seven per cent of Windsor-Essex residents between 20 and 64 years of age report they experience some levels of stress at work, according to Windsor Essex County Health Unit.

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Gender Journeys program starting in late October

Gender Journeys program starting in late October

🕔10:29, 16.Oct 2015

St. Clair College’s downtown campus is looking to help people who are struggling with gender identity issues.   The Gender Journeys program is being offered at the downtown Center of the Arts campus. It is a support group for people

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Nutrition Concerns rise for new Coca Cola Keurig

🕔12:05, 9.Oct 2015

By Tyler Boissonneault A local nutritionist is warning Windsorites to consider health risks and consequences following the launch of a new home pop brewing machine.   Just over a year ago beverage company titan Coca Cola partnered with Keurig, a

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Pharmacists are concerned with the ‘study drug’

🕔12:00, 9.Oct 2015

Pharmacists are concerned with students in university and college who abuse the use of the “study drug.” Adderall is a drug used for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, but many students use the drug as a way to increase mental focus

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Lousy Infestations

🕔12:22, 2.Oct 2015

By Samantha Wigfield/Converged Citizen Staff Many children and young adults suffer from head lice each year and experts say it can even affect the way they learn and interact with their peers. Head lice, the pesky blood-sucking bugs that live

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Childhood Diabetes

Childhood Diabetes

🕔12:01, 2.Oct 2015

By Naureen Ahmed/Converged Citizen Staff Type 2 diabetes among kids has increased over the past 20 years, according to the Canadian Diabetes Association.   The driving factors behind the increase are obesity epidemic, physical inactivity and smoking. Other factors may

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Daffodil pins make their return for Daffodil Month

Daffodil pins make their return for Daffodil Month

🕔11:13, 17.Apr 2015

Canadian Cancer Society looks to match last year’s $64,665 Cancer survivors and volunteers will be helping the local cancer society raise money as its annual daffodil sale gets underway. Members of the cancer society and volunteers will be selling daffodil

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Local band takes the stage for cystic fibrosis awareness

Local band takes the stage for cystic fibrosis awareness

🕔11:07, 17.Apr 2015

Caleb Workman Converged Citizen Staff Event held by local youth raises $8,000 A local band performed their first show at Johnny Shotz in Tecumseh on April 11. Disaster Strike, a band with members from Windsor and Essex County, joined the Music

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Carbon Monoxide fines to be handed out for no alarm

Carbon Monoxide fines to be handed out for no alarm

🕔14:22, 14.Apr 2015

By Mandy Matthews Ontarians will be fined $235 if they do not have a working carbon monoxide alarm inside their home by Wednesday. The new law is not being enforced until Wednesday because it was given a six month grace

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Tanning Beds Banned

🕔13:25, 10.Apr 2015

With summer quickly approaching many people are heading to tanning salons, but others are asking if it’s worth the possible risks of skin cancer. Saskatchewan has just banned minors under the age of 18 from using tanning beds and it

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The ‘Jolie effect’ on cancer screenings

The ‘Jolie effect’ on cancer screenings

🕔12:57, 10.Apr 2015

By Allanah Wills Health care officials in Windsor are seeing a spike in cancer screenings and it is being attributed to Angelina Jolie. The 39-year-old American actress and U.N. ambassador made the decision late last month to have her ovaries

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Fitness show comes to Essex

Fitness show comes to Essex

🕔14:23, 27.Feb 2015

WINDSOR ON; Anne Campeau prepares with her trainer Ken Dennison  for her appearance on internet fitness show Radical Body Transformation. Filming for the show on the right is Murray Urquhart and Adam Pedersen.  A local woman is looking to get

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Group of women petition against tampon tax

Group of women petition against tampon tax

🕔14:16, 27.Feb 2015

By Allanah Wills A group of Canadian women want to change the way feminine hygiene products are taxed. A petition on change.org, No Tax on Tampons, describes itself as a campaign to get the federal government to remove the GST

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pets and relieving stress

pets and relieving stress

🕔12:46, 27.Feb 2015

By Malak Zubaydi Therapeutic Paws of Canada brought puppies to the International Student Centre at the University of Windsor on Feb. 24 to help students relieve their stress by petting and spending time with the puppies. Students gathered together to

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Referendum vote could impact students’ health

🕔13:59, 20.Feb 2015

By Taylor Busch CP Editor   The Student Representative Council of St. Clair College is looking to increase health benefits and costs for students if enough students vote yes in next week’s election. According to the St. Clair College website,

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Measles outbreak in North America

Measles outbreak in North America

🕔12:55, 20.Feb 2015

By Allanah Wills An illness that once killed many of its victims and was thought to be wiped-out in North America has returned. The measles virus has seen an outbreak in the past few months across North America. According to

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Blood donation is needed to make a difference

🕔12:30, 20.Feb 2015

Canada’s blood inventory is critically low and the Canadian Blood Service is encouraging   all eligible donors to make a donation. Erin McGuey,  communications specialist for Canadian Blood Services, said in order to  meet hospital demand CBS collects 17,000 units of

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LaSalle loses some weight

🕔12:23, 20.Feb 2015

By Caleb Workman   LaSalle recreational teams have been pushing to improve the lifestyles of residents in the community with programs, activities and food. People from LaSalle and its surrounding areas have come together for a six-week time period to

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Gluten-free product prices reduced but still high

🕔12:10, 20.Feb 2015

By Alexandra Latremouille Staff Writer   Gluten-free products are becoming less expensive, even though they still cost more than foods containing gluten. A 2013 study by gastroenterologist, Mohsin Rashid, found Canadian gluten-free items cost, on average, 162 per cent more

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