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Adult mindfulness course

Adult mindfulness course

🕔09:10, 9.Apr 2018

Adults have a chance to explore different kinds of mindfulness skills thanks to a local education centre. The six-week course at the Head of the Class in Windsor starts off with a beginner class called Mindful Me Adult, which allows

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Local mother marches in Ottawa for life-saving meds for Spinal Muscular Atrophy patients

Local mother marches in Ottawa for life-saving meds for Spinal Muscular Atrophy patients

🕔15:48, 24.Mar 2018

  One local mother of a two-year-old child with Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 1 marched on Parliament Hill this past week. The message: make life-saving medications accessible for all patients who suffer from SMA, a neuro-muscular disease, affecting the spinal

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Hats on for Healthcare raises money for Windsor’s youngest intensive care patients

Hats on for Healthcare raises money for Windsor’s youngest intensive care patients

🕔08:15, 17.Mar 2018

A hat can tell a lot about the person who wears it. This past Wednesday, hats worn by Windsorites across the city said “I support the efforts of Windsor Regional Hospital Foundation and WRH’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).” Hattitude

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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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Windsor’s elderly hit hardest by influenza this year

Windsor’s elderly hit hardest by influenza this year

🕔06:35, 13.Jan 2018

Windsor’s elderly have been targeted by this season’s severe influenza-A and -B outbreaks. There are “around 14 or 15” care homes in outbreak right now, according to Lora Piccinin, manager of infectious disease prevention for the Windsor Essex Health Unit.

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Campus Combat wrestling returns to UWindsor

Campus Combat wrestling returns to UWindsor

🕔14:25, 12.Jan 2018

Windsor’s long-running wrestling promotion made its annual return to the University of Windsor this week. Border City Wrestling hosted its fourth “Campus Combat” Wednesday as a part of the university’s Frosh Week. Organizers said wrestling events like these are about

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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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Prescription medication now free for everyone under 25

Prescription medication now free for everyone under 25

🕔11:43, 8.Jan 2018

By Millar Hill Prescription medications are now free for everyone in Ontario under the age of 25. Ontario has become the first province to fully cover prescriptions for children and youth who are OHIP-insured. Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health

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No kitten around: Cat yoga at Moggy’s Mission in Tecumseh

No kitten around: Cat yoga at Moggy’s Mission in Tecumseh

🕔14:43, 5.Jan 2018

Moggy’s Mission has become the cat’s meow of the downward dog. The local cat rescue organization is offering cat yoga classes. It started last summer and grew so popular, Moggy’s is now holding weekly events. It will be adding children’s

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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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Move over, Wonder Woman – the WonderBroads are here

Move over, Wonder Woman – the WonderBroads are here

🕔11:25, 8.Dec 2017

Windsor summers are marked by humid air, riverside concerts and dragon boat races on the Detroit River. Many teams compete every year at the International Dragon Boat Festival, but one of those teams is unlike the others. The WonderBroads is

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A place for everyone to play

A place for everyone to play

🕔09:19, 23.Oct 2017

By Laurie Harrison. Accessible playgrounds are turning child’s play into inclusive play for all ages. Gaining ground in Windsor-Essex, accessible play sets level the playing field for people of all ages and abilities with more than 24 in the area.

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Windsor app helps with wait times

Windsor app helps with wait times

🕔13:44, 20.Oct 2017

By Harshpal Singh   Sick? Find out the wait time before leaving your house. Clinic Seeker is an online platform and smartphone app that helps delivers real time info on wait times in emergency rooms, clinics and hospitals to Canadians.

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Kennel cough outbreak in Windsor dogging canines

Kennel cough outbreak in Windsor dogging canines

🕔14:40, 25.Sep 2017

By Alyssa Horrobin   There is a bug going around Windsor and it could affect your canine comrades, taking up to a month for recovery. Infectious tracheobronchitis, otherwise known as kennel cough, is a highly contagious (but not life-threatening) respiratory

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Windsor benefits from record-breaking Bell Let’s Talk Day

Windsor benefits from record-breaking Bell Let’s Talk Day

🕔12:25, 27.Jan 2017

By Nantanaa Mutharasu Canadians flooded social media with #BellLetsTalk on Wednesday. Bell Let’s Talk announced on Facebook there were around 131 million interactions, resulting in $6.5 million funds that will benefit mental health organizations all over Canada. The goal behind

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Overcoming Obstacles

Overcoming Obstacles

🕔12:54, 5.May 2016

Nancy Filby, 44, is a caregiver and athlete today, but not so long ago she struggled to even face herself in a mirror, step on a scale or find meaning in her life. She says until around five years ago

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Cancer seminar offers new potential survival therapies

Cancer seminar offers new potential survival therapies

🕔16:07, 30.Oct 2015

Grant recipients from Windsor’s Seeds4Hope program spoke at the Giovanni Caboto Club Oct. 28 about the latest discoveries in the causes and treatment of certain cancers. The Seeds4Hope program was created several years ago by the Windsor Essex County Cancer

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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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True or false: The flu shot

True or false: The flu shot

🕔09:15, 12.Nov 2014

It will make me sick FALSE It doesn’t work FALSE These are two among many myths surrounding a simple vaccination: the flu shot. The flu vaccine contains an inactivated virus from last year’s strain of influenza. Some believe that this

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Windsor prepares for possible ebola cases

Windsor prepares for possible ebola cases

🕔18:05, 24.Oct 2014

As the death count from ebola creeps to 5,000, Windsor-Essex area hospitals are preparing for the possibility of a local case. At a presentation for local media on Monday Oct. 20th, Windsor Regional Hospital demonstrated their preparations for health care

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