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Chronic disease affects mental and physical health

Chronic disease affects mental and physical health

🕔13:52, 16.Feb 2018

  Rheumatoid arthritis is one of the most common chronic diseases among women and can affect mental and physical health, experts say. At the Windsor Arthritis Support Group meeting at Windsor Regional Hospital Feb.7, Lori Market pointed out the psychological

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Health roundup

Health roundup

🕔12:58, 26.Jan 2018

By Torcia Velthuizen Best foods to eat during cold and flu season There are a few ways you can avoid the sniffles, keep your body healthy and keep the germs at bay. Here is a list of the best foods

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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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Exercise to improve your Immune System

Exercise to improve your Immune System

🕔12:00, 12.Jan 2018

By Amos Johnson Exercise is beneficial to people’s health and while scientists cannot say for certain, it appears to be good for the immune system. It is important for people to know 20 – 30 minutes of exercise is needed

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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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First confirmed influenza death in Windsor and Essex County

First confirmed influenza death in Windsor and Essex County

🕔10:33, 8.Jan 2018

By Millar Hill Flu season is upon us and the local health unit is already reporting its first flu-related fatality of 2018. “The province is in the midst of a very challenging flu season,” says Dr. Wajid Ahmed, acting medical

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Health roundup

Health roundup

🕔11:36, 8.Dec 2017

By Torcia Velthuizen Holiday dinner warning Health Canada would like to remind everyone about poultry cooking safety. Poultry that is not cooked properly can lead to food poisoning by salmonella or campylobacter bacteria. Here are some tips outlined on the Health Canada website.

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Coping with kale

Coping with kale

🕔11:01, 8.Dec 2017

By Ryan Jones You can blend it, you can toss it and yes, you can even bake it. According to an article from mindbodygreen.com, the green superfood called kale has been grown globally for more than 2000 years. Why has

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Lifestyle Roundup

Lifestyle Roundup

🕔12:53, 1.Dec 2017

By Ryan Jones   In this week’s lifestyle roundup, explore Windsor’s food industry, discover a new Canadian beauty product and look into a new form of diet.   WindsorEats gets noticed WindsorEats has won Small or Medium Sized Business of

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Life After 50 in Windsor promotes healthy lifestyle

Life After 50 in Windsor promotes healthy lifestyle

🕔14:35, 27.Nov 2017

  By March Ren To the people behind Life After Fifty, seniors are a valuable part of our community and should get the support they need. The community organization held its 10th annual information and active living health fair at

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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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Flu Season is here

Flu Season is here

🕔12:14, 20.Oct 2017

By Cassidy McNea Flu season is here and health officials are recommending everyone over the age of six months get a flu shot. According to health officials, getting the flu shot can prevent the spread of infection to groups who

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VegFest returns to Windsor

VegFest returns to Windsor

🕔12:44, 6.Oct 2017

By Kylie Turner The second VegFest in Windsor attracted hundreds of people interested in learning about the ethics of the food they eat. The event was held at the WFCU Centre from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The event’s agenda

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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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Canada to say goodbye to trans fat

Canada to say goodbye to trans fat

🕔11:50, 22.Sep 2017

By Torcia Velthuizen As the Canadian government gets ready to legalize marijuana in the next year, there is another substance that will become illegal and has many health experts applauding the decision. As of Sept. 15, 2018, any food items

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ADVISORY: Poison risk

ADVISORY: Poison risk

🕔12:04, 21.Apr 2017

The Windsor Essex County Health Unit has issued a notice about a bookmark error regarding water bottle cleaning, which could cause potential health risks. The water bottle safety instructions listed on the back of a Take Charge bookmark may cause

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Spring into the gym

Spring into the gym

🕔11:51, 21.Apr 2017

By Torcia Velthuizen. After a few cold months of comfort food, hibernation is over and many are finding themselves anxious for the upcoming beach season. Kelly Reed, manager at World Gym in Windsor, said people usually join the gym to

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Abused or used

Abused or used

🕔10:39, 21.Apr 2017

By Chelsea Girard   In an unscientific online survey conducted among people between the ages of 18 and 65, all 34 participants said they believe mental illness affects a person’s physical capability. Almost 45 per cent said they believe those

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Keeping count

Keeping count

🕔13:14, 3.Feb 2017

Ontario is making it easier for those who count calories but some feel the new rules are more harmful than helpful. The new regulation is part of the Healthy Menu Choices Act and requires all restaurants with 20 or more

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