Tanning Beds Banned

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

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

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

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

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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Energy created and distributed through healing drumming circles

Energy created and distributed through healing drumming circles

🕔12:02, 13.Feb 2015

By Josh Teixeira Many Windsorites are treating stress with the help of the holistic arts. One ritual involves the sharing, creating and sending of healing energy through drumming. Drumming is a powerful form of energy creation, prayer, meditation and creativity.

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Caregivers need help too

Caregivers need help too

🕔13:47, 6.Feb 2015

By Naureen Ahmed Caregivers for people with Alzheimer’s disease are twice as likely to suffer from depression as those providing care for someone without it, experts say. Shohba Desai works as a psychologist in a local hospital and said caregivers often

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Devonshire visitors get chance to experience Dementia

Devonshire visitors get chance to experience Dementia

🕔13:25, 6.Feb 2015

By David Dyck On the final day of Alzheimer Awareness Month, visitors to Devonshire Mall were given a chance to understand the regular trials experienced by Windsor’s older adults. Participants were given common tasks to complete including folding laundry and

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Seasonal depression in full swing but treatable

Seasonal depression in full swing but treatable

🕔13:20, 6.Feb 2015

By Alexandra Latremouille Seasonal affective disorder is troubling local residents this time of year, but effective treatments are becoming more readily available. SAD is a type of depression primarily affecting people during fall and winter. According to the Mood Disorders

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Thousands of nurses on strike

Thousands of nurses on strike

🕔13:02, 6.Feb 2015

By Allanah Wills   Community Care Access Centre nurses are on strike in Windsor and across the province. Almost 3000 nurses from nine different regions hit the picket line on Jan. 30. Using the slogan “forced out for fairness,” they are being

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Onyx opens in Essex

Onyx opens in Essex

🕔13:49, 30.Jan 2015

Two provincially ranked body building medalists and certified personal trainers have opened their own fitness centre in Essex, Ont. Kim and Ken Dennison have been competing as body builders in Ontario for over a decade. In 2013, Ken placed second

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Eating healthy on a budget hard to do

Eating healthy on a budget hard to do

🕔12:46, 21.Nov 2014

By Justin Thompson Production Manager A local man relying on the Ontario Disability Support Program is struggling to live a healthy lifestyle. Phil Adams, 32, who has been diagnosed with manic depression and social anxiety, collects ODSP and has a

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Plastic contaminants in the Great Lakes

Plastic contaminants in the Great Lakes

🕔11:58, 14.Nov 2014

By Ashley Ann Mentley Washing your face and hands and brushing your teeth could be contributing to contamination of the Great Lakes. Of the five Great Lakes, Lake Erie has the highest concentration of micro plastic contamination – and research

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Stress disorders are more noticeable in Canadian police officers

Stress disorders are more noticeable in Canadian police officers

🕔17:14, 7.Nov 2014

By Alexandra Latremouille 7 Nov. 2014 Canadian police officers are experiencing Operational Stress Injuries at a rate comparable to military personnel, according to the Tema Conter Memorial Trust. Twelve active police officers committed suicide because of OSI between December 2013

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Student grades are decreasing as stress is increasing

Student grades are decreasing as stress is increasing

🕔16:04, 7.Nov 2014

By Rhiannon Lotze November is mid-term month and as stress for students in post-secondary schools increases, their grades begin to decrease, according to a study by the American College Health Association and National College Health Assessment. In 2013, the ACHA-NCHA

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