Windsor residents prepare for seasonal flu shot

Windsor residents prepare for seasonal flu shot

🕔13:31, 7.Nov 2014

Since the winter season has started, many Windsor residents have been recommending the flu shot. The flu shot makes the illness milder if you do get sick and it reduces the risk of the flu becoming a serious illness. A

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Doctors recommend more sleep for students

Doctors recommend more sleep for students

🕔11:06, 31.Oct 2014

  Students at the University of Windsor say being sleep deprived is a choice and not an issue they cannot overcome. Many students say the amount of sleep they get each day is six hours. Engineering student Odie Merheb, 19,

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Local influenza vaccination rates down four per cent

Local influenza vaccination rates down four per cent

🕔16:30, 17.Oct 2014

By Rhiannon Lotze Local vaccination rates have been decreasing despite influenza killing 2000-8000 Canadians every year, according to the Public Health Agency of Canada. Based on information from the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit, influenza vaccination rates in Windsor and Essex

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Thankful for the turkey, but not the excess

Thankful for the turkey, but not the excess

🕔12:02, 17.Oct 2014

By: Ashley Ann Mentley According to a recent report, the average Canadian eats almost twice their recommended daily amount of calories and three times the fat in just one traditional Thanksgiving dinner. Health Canada says the average male aged 19-30

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The truth behind the freshman 15

The truth behind the freshman 15

🕔12:55, 3.Oct 2014

  By Taylor Busch CP Editor   College and university students across the country are fighting an uphill battle to lose weight and are gaining bad habits in the process. Rumors of the freshman 15 have been circling campuses since

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AIDS walk event support drops in 26th year

AIDS walk event support drops in 26th year

🕔14:24, 26.Sep 2014

By Shelbey Hernandez   Associate Managing Editor, Entertainment Editor and Copy Editor   The AIDS Committee of Windsor has hosted its 26th annual AIDS Walk which saw fewer supporters than in past years. The walk kicked off in Dieppe Gardens

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Windsorites walk for ALS

Windsorites walk for ALS

🕔17:01, 19.Sep 2014

By Taylor Busch Nearly 500 residents took part in Sunday’s ALS walk along the Ganatchio Trail in Windsor. ALS – three letters that change people’s lives forever. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis is a rapidly progressive, neuromuscular disease that attacks every part

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Unemployment a life-long nightmare

Unemployment a life-long nightmare

🕔17:17, 28.Feb 2014

  There is a link between unemployment and mental health according to local mental health workers. Robert Goulard is a social worker from Windsor with over 29 years of experience. He said he believes unemployment is directly linked to problems

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Windsor school boards crack down on smokers

Windsor school boards crack down on smokers

🕔15:05, 28.Feb 2014

by Taylor Busch New anti-smoking ads are more relevant than people think. The Canadian government’s most recent anti-smoking campaign features smokers who go back to the place they started smoking.  In one commercial, a woman returns to her high school

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March break to cure winter blues

March break to cure winter blues

🕔14:37, 28.Feb 2014

by Casandra Malynowskyj After this year’s record-breaking winter, students are anxious to head to a warmer destination this March break. This winter has been Windsor’s coldest and snowiest in 36 years. According to Environment Canada, Windsor hasn’t had such a

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Health week

Health week

🕔13:42, 28.Feb 2014

by Chelsea Lefler St. Anne Catholic High School is hosting a health week to promote teen health in their school community. According to recent studies from Statistics Canada, teens are struggling with mental and physical health problems and substance abuse.

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Suburban Zoos – Domesticating Dangers

Suburban Zoos – Domesticating Dangers

🕔12:47, 21.Feb 2014

by Hailey Trealout For centuries humans have tried to tame nature, tried to predict weather, plowed trees for homes and controlled the levels of the sea with dams. The attraction to the call of the wild has brought newscasts to various

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Breaking the silence

Breaking the silence

🕔13:44, 7.Feb 2014

by Sean Previl Amy Gleeson has suffered from severe anxiety, panic disorder and depression for most of her life. She’s only 23 years old. The University of Windsor student said the stigma around mental illnesshas been the most difficult part

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Climate change linked to heavy precipitation

Climate change linked to heavy precipitation

🕔12:34, 7.Feb 2014

by Richard Riosa A climate change expert is warning people to become more informed about climate change and the effects it has on the planet, but few people showed up to hear him speak in Windsor. Jerry Schnoor, co-director of

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Polar vortex brings extreme cold to region

Polar vortex brings extreme cold to region

🕔13:24, 24.Jan 2014

by Dan Gray The citizens of Windsor and Essex County are dealing with another round of extreme cold caused by an arctic air mass and the polar vortex. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s Earth Observatory describes a polar vortex

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The Princess Ball adds magic to fundraising

The Princess Ball adds magic to fundraising

🕔12:55, 24.Jan 2014

By Bobby-Jo Keats Cystic Fibrosis Canada and other volunteers hosted a princess-themed event this weekend to increase awareness and raise funds toward finding a cure.      Children received the royal treatment at the Fogolar Furlan Club on Saturday during a fundraising

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Coping with the cold

Coping with the cold

🕔12:29, 24.Jan 2014

by Jessica Curtis Health officials are warning the public that only a few minutes of exposure to the extreme cold weather could increase their chances of getting hypothermia or frostbite. Medical Officer of Health for the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit,

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Windsor refuses to lose thoracic surgeries from hospitals

Windsor refuses to lose thoracic surgeries from hospitals

🕔13:44, 15.Nov 2013

By Sean Previl Hundreds of people are showing their support of Windsor Regional Hospital’s decision to continue thoracic surgery in the city. Residents of Windsor and Essex County gathered at the Vollmer Complex in LaSalle Nov. 12 to voice their

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Safety week raises awareness about prescriptions

Safety week raises awareness about prescriptions

🕔13:42, 8.Nov 2013

By: Y. Murad Erzinclioglu Senior citizens are being encouraged to re-check their medications. The Canadian Safety Council’s Senior Safety Awareness week runs Nov. 6 to 12. The time is used to raise awareness about life-saving prescription drugs that are potentially

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Dangers of the sex trade

Dangers of the sex trade

🕔15:12, 27.Sep 2013

by Shaun Garrity A former prostitute’s speech of survival on the streets causes female members of the audience to cry. A decade ago Natasha Falle was selling her body to anonymous men for money. “We were junkies, sexual deviants, criminals,

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