Knowing how to identify and respond to thoughts, feelings, and emotions as they relate to a person's mental health is important for their overall well-being.
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Ontario is giving women more choice over their reproductive health by making Mifegymiso, a safe and effective medical alternative to surgical abortion, available at no cost.
As of Aug. 10, women with a valid health card and prescription from their doctor or nurse practitioner will be able to get the drug for free at participating pharmacies across the province.
The Ontario Dental Association understands wanting to look your best when you say “cheese!”
But are your teeth healthy enough?
For soft or eroded tooth enamel, sensitive teeth, and restorative dental work, tooth whitening products may cause damage to your teeth.
Nexus Community Credit Union Ltd. was approached by the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation to raise money for it.
Our branch was happy to participate in this fundraiser as a number of women in our community recently have been diagnosed with this disease.
As well, cancer in some form or another has touched the lives of someone we know.
NEW YORK — Brain cancer is now the deadliest childhood cancer in the U.S., now ahead of leukemia, a result of improved leukemia treatment and a frustrating lack of progress on brain cancer.
Government statisticians reported the change in rankings Friday, drawing from a review of 15 years of death certificates.
CHICAGO — Continuing to play despite a concussion doubles recovery time for teen athletes and leads to worse short-term mental function than in those immediately removed from action, a study found.
CHICAGO — There are no bomb blasts or collisions with burly linemen in Susan Contreras’ past. Her headaches, memory loss and bouts of confused thinking were a mystery until doctors suggested a probable cause: domestic violence.
A former partner repeatedly beat her, she says.
WASHINGTON — The nation’s transplant network is taking a long-awaited step to ease a serious disparity: Where you live affects whether you get a timely liver transplant or die waiting.
TAYLOR, B.C.—Folklore says a bulb of garlic will repel a vampire, but a northwestern B.C. community believes the pungent vegetable is the answer to fighting a smaller but equally blood-thirsty pest.
The District of Taylor has approved a pilot project to apply an environmentally-friendly but potent garlic solution to several areas around town in hopes of wiping out mosquitoes.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A music therapist at a Michigan children’s hospital has made dozens of unique recordings as a gift for patients’ parents and other loved ones.