Child abuse hurts long-term

Child abuse hurts long-term

🕔11:40, 19.Feb 2016

By Dylan Fremlin When most people think of post-traumatic stress disorder they think of men returning from war, but that is not the only cause of PTSD. Patrick O’Sullivan is a 31-year-old ex-NHL hockey player who suffers from PTSD. O’Sullivan’s

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More Plant Based Options in Windsor

More Plant Based Options in Windsor

🕔11:31, 19.Feb 2016

Canada has seen a substantial increase in people going vegetarian or eating less meat according to a poll by the Vancouver Humane Society. The Vancouver Humane Society conducted a poll saying that about 12 million Canadians are now vegetarian or

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Fighting for love

Fighting for love

🕔11:27, 12.Feb 2016

Meaghan Marton and Ricardo Rodriguez show off their fighting stance at Border City Boxing Club on February 8, 2016 Photo By Michelle Laramie   By Michelle Laramie A Windsor couple is putting on boxing gloves to help make their Valentine’s

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OneMatch gives a second chance

OneMatch gives a second chance

🕔12:36, 5.Feb 2016

By Lyndi-Colleen Morgan Young males are the most needed stem cell donors but currently make up less than one-quarter of the total registry, according to OneMatch, the national stem cell and marrow network. In 2015 data from OneMatch found male

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New gym for downtown YMCA

New gym for downtown YMCA

🕔11:47, 5.Feb 2016

By Nate Hinckley Members of the YMCA on Pelissier Street will soon have to travel to a new location to use its gym facilities. While the daycare portion of the centre is running smoothly, its gym has been struggling financially.   Last

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Vaping in the Wild West

Vaping in the Wild West

🕔12:04, 27.Nov 2015

By Todd Shearon A Windsor man is providing a viable option to help people quit smoking, through vaping. Mike Hart, owner of Vape Me Vapables, has been running his home-based business for three years and it has a growing success

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Spitfires Alumni faceoff former All-Stars

Spitfires Alumni faceoff former All-Stars

🕔12:52, 20.Nov 2015

  By Samantha Wigfield He shoots, he scores! The Windsor Spitfire Alumni faced off against former NHL All-Stars in a short, two period game in support of the Canadian Diabetes Association, and raised over $3,000 from the event. The third

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Post-Halloween Sugar Rush

Post-Halloween Sugar Rush

🕔12:05, 6.Nov 2015

Children bouncing off the walls for weeks after Halloween is every frazzled parents nightmare. But when a child really wants that one last piece of candy before brushing their teeth at night, it might be hard to say no. However,

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Weed killers may pose risks to man’s best friend

Weed killers may pose risks to man’s best friend

🕔13:47, 30.Oct 2015

By Blake Wilson Weed killer warning labels caution users against the hazards posed to children, but a new study reveals pets may also be in danger. A University of Maryland team collected urine samples from 33 dogs whose owners treated

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GMOs continue to go unlabeled

🕔13:04, 23.Oct 2015

by Eugenio Mendonza Under current Canadian laws no company is required to label products as a Genetically Modified Organisms. However, some experts say the public should be more informed about how their food is grown. For the past 20 years

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The Reality Of Multi-Vitamins

🕔12:28, 23.Oct 2015

  By Naureen Ahmed/Converged Citizen Staff Experts say prolonged deficiency of certain vitamins can lead to illness and diseases. However, there is some debate about whether vitamin supplements are necessary for healthy individuals. According to Shahnaz Ahmed, MD, Internal Medicine,

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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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