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Windsor woman surviving through the ups and downs of bipolar disorder

Windsor woman surviving through the ups and downs of bipolar disorder

🕔19:09, 21.Apr 2018

By March Ren Shocked. Sad. This is how Natalie Cooper remembers her high school friend who committed suicide. It was a terrible time that would come as she was dealing her own mental health struggles, which had already started much

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Low Carbs changes lives

Low Carbs changes lives

🕔15:22, 20.Apr 2018

By Jessica Kapasi   Google has released the top search terms for New Year’s resolutions in 2018, with it 10 most googled diets from last year. The ketogenic diet, or more commonly known as “keto” was one people were especially

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What should be the minimum age to use cannabis after legalization?

What should be the minimum age to use cannabis after legalization?

🕔14:57, 20.Apr 2018

  By Tamas Miko The legalization of cannabis in Ontario will come into effect later in 2018. However, questions arise about what will be the minimum age and if it would be safer for youth. The government is legalizing recreational

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Why it is important to understand autism.

Why it is important to understand autism.

🕔13:38, 20.Apr 2018

By Kristian Beaudoin   April is Autism Awareness Month and parents and experts have been spreading a message of understanding and acceptance. Autism, also known as autism spectrum disorder, is a range of conditions involving challenges to social skills, verbal

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The NDP promises universal dental care program

The NDP promises universal dental care program

🕔07:17, 24.Mar 2018

  The provincial election has not even started, but the NDP are promising a universal dental health care plan. One in three working people do not have a workplace benefits plan and seniors and those on social assistance are left

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Everyone pleased with mission move

Everyone pleased with mission move

🕔13:58, 23.Mar 2018

By Cody Wall The Downtown Mission of Windsor is scheduled to move in 2019 and residents in the area and The Mission all agree that it is for the best. Due to a shortage of space, the Mission recently purchased

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Blood drive a success

Blood drive a success

🕔11:54, 23.Feb 2018

By Torcia Velthuizen Have you ever thought of giving the gift of life? Canadian Blood Services hosted a blood drive at St. Clair College on Feb. 15 and had a goal of at least 100 donations from students. Chelsea Derenoski,

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Health roundup

Health roundup

🕔11:40, 23.Feb 2018

By Torcia Velthuizen   Recalls   A variety of Iron Vegan Sprouted Protein bars have been recalled due to the possible presence of metal pieces. A full list of what flavours should be returned or thrown out can be found

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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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