It's that time of year again! Kids are counting down the moments until they get dressed up and roam their neighbourhoods in search of free candy. And you know adults have already started sneaking mini-sized treats at home or the office.
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On Oct. 17, edible cannabis products, cannabis extracts, and cannabis topicals become legal in Canada.
There are different ways to consume cannabis including smoking, vaping, cooking in foods or drinking infused beverages.
Any food or drink item that includes compounds of THC and/or CBD (tetrahydrocannabinol and cannabinol), are considered an “edible.”
Dentists across Ontario hope everyone has a safe and happy holiday season, and are gifting you with helpful dental tips to keep it a merry time for your mouth.
Whether you're staying in with family and friends, or heading out to parties between now and New Year's, the Ontario Dental Association (ODA) wants you to enjoy the festivities while keeping these four “S”s in mind.
Over the years, I've discovered many simple methods that will help to easily perfect the meals that we serve.
Some are so obvious, like a meat thermometer. Yet it's bizarre when I come across a household that does not have one.
The Northwestern Health Unit reports a first case of influenza has been confirmed in the region.
Having one positive case means that there are other, non-lab tested cases in the area.
Influenza cases this early in the season are rare, and the health unit is urging everyone to get a 'flu shot right away as the vaccine takes two weeks to work.
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.
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.