Category: Did you Know

Did you know? July – Self Care Day

Posted by on July 24, 2022 in Did you Know

  Self care is the ability of both individuals and communities to prevent disease, manage illness and disability, and to actively participate in health promotion (with or without direct support […]

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Did you know? June – Hydration

Posted by on June 15, 2022 in Did you Know, Men's Health, Women's Health

With warmer weather coming, staying hydrated will be important to enjoying the outdoors. On average a healthy adult male should drink 3.7L and a healthy adult woman should drink 2.7L […]

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Did you know? May – Hypertension Awareness Month

Posted by on May 10, 2022 in Did you Know

Hypertension is a medical term for high blood pressure. Blood pressure is the force of blood being pumped from your heart against your blood vessels. This process ensures nutrients and […]

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Did you know? April – Sunscreen

Posted by on April 14, 2022 in Did you Know

With Spring in the air and the temperatures beginning to match, it’s time to start thinking more about the use of sunscreen. Our skin is the body’s largest organ. It […]

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Did you know? March – SIDS

Posted by on March 14, 2022 in Did you Know

Safe Sleep Week (March 14th – 18th) Did you Know? SIDS : Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Is when an otherwise healthy infant unexpectedly dies in their sleep with an unknown cause. […]

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Did you know? February – Pink Shirt Day

Posted by on February 21, 2022 in Did you Know, Mental Health

Pink Shirt Day – Feb 23,2022 WHAT IS BULLYING? Information courtesy of Red Cross Canada WHAT IS BULLYING? Bullying is a form of aggression where there is a power imbalance; […]

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Did you know? January – Quit Smoking Resolution

Posted by on January 13, 2022 in Addiction, Did you Know, Screening, Substance Cessation

Have you made any health and wellness Resolutions for 2022? Despite the difficulty, deciding to stop smoking is one of the most common, potentially beneficial and consistently challenging resolutions. When […]

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Did you know? December – Seasonal Affective Disorder

Posted by on December 14, 2021 in Did you Know, Mental Health

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) Seasonal affective disorder is a type of depression that is directly related to changes in the seasons. Typically, occurring in late fall and winter and improves […]

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Did you know? September – Acne Awareness

Posted by on September 27, 2021 in Did you Know

Acne Awareness Although some people often dismiss pimples, acne can actually cause significant physical and emotional scars. Acne is a skin condition that can range from mild to severe and involves the […]

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Did you know? August – Diabetes

Posted by on August 18, 2021 in Diabetes, Did you Know

Are you on the path to developing Type 2 Diabetes?      Did you know… Approximately 6 million Canadians over the age of 20 years are Pre-Diabetic. Some may even […]

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