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Thursday, April 18th, 2013

Best Foot Forward

Plantar fasciitis is a painful, debilitating and increasingly common injury. If you’ve suffered it, you know that only too well. If you haven’t, here’s how to avoid it. Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common and annoying of orthopedic conditions. Almost everyone has either had a bout of it or knows someone who has.

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

Does my child have ADD?

Diagnosing AD/HD, often referred to as ‘ADD’, is complicated. There are no quick and easy tests available, but through careful interviewing and documenting concerns, qualified health professional can help families understand what AD/HD is, what it isn’t...

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

The Family Stress of Bullying

Imagine finding out that your child is being hurt by another child… and at the opposite end of that stressful extreme, imagine that you were told your child is hurting other children. By Cheryl Patterson Parents of...

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

Toxics 101: The Dirt on Household Cleaning Products

Cleaning is supposed to be about maintaining a healthy home, yet some common household cleaning products contain chemicals that can harm human health and the environment. When we use these chemicals to clean our home, they linger...

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

The ABCs of Packing a Healthy School Lunch

  The Ontario Dental Association offers tips on nutritious foods for a healthy smile. The food your child eats for lunch and snacks should provide the energy and nutrients to help them get through the school day,...

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

Lifestyle and Your Oral Health

  Oral health is one factor that contributes to a healthy lifestyle. Here are some tips to help you look after your oral health. Stress People may overlook the effect stress has on our oral health. However,...

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

Eye Disease and How to Prevent It

According to the Canadian National Institute 
for the Blind (CNIB), more than one million Canadians are living with significant vision loss
or blindness. This figure exceeds the combined
 number of Canadians with breast cancer, prostate cancer, 
Alzheimer’s and...

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

Reduce your Allergy and Asthma Symptoms with Less Stress

  When it comes to allergies and asthma, food and environment aren’t the only things that can ail you. It’s not uncommon to find stress in the mix too. Dr. Pamela Frank, licensed naturopathic practitioner in Toronto,...

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

How to Combat the Stress of Bullying

Amanda Todd, 15, Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, Jamie Hubley, 15, Ottawa, Ontario, Mitchell Wilson, 11, Pickering, Ontario, are just a few of a string of recent youth suicides in Canada, resulting from bullying. A study by The...

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

Battle the Mid-Life Bulge

You may have been slim and trim your whole life, but suddenly, as you started approaching your mid 40s to early 50s, you noticed something that leaves you scratching your head. Your belly is getting bigger. You...

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