Dog Bite Statistics

Dog Bite Statistics

Summer had just begun and yet it nearly ended for a Hamilton woman on June 23, 2022. While out for a bike ride on one of Hamilton’s beautiful trails, a German Sheppard broke away from its owner. The dog bit her repeatedly on her lower leg causing

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5 Tips to Prevent Seniors’ Falls

5 Tips to Prevent Seniors’ Falls

Falls are a fact of life. Even more so when you’re a senior.  Falls are the leading cause of injuries for seniors. So, if you haven’t taken care of yourself by being active to keep your balance and strength up, becoming older can be the kiss of

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Ticks and Lyme disease are on the rise in Canada

Ticks and Lyme disease are on the rise in Canada

There has seen a steep rise in reported Lyme disease cases in recent years, and as the planet warms, those numbers are expected to continue climbing. With ticks spreading further north each year, some advocates question whether Canada is prepared to cope with the rise of Lyme disease. The disease,

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3 Fact or Fiction of first aid

3 Fact or Fiction of first aid

Summer and school vacation will soon be upon us. The children can’t wait, their parents, well are too. What we can certainly agree on is this, while the kids run around without a care an injury could happen. Thank goodness most injuries are minor. Did your parents

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Top 5 tips for Naloxone Workplace program

Top 5 tips for Naloxone Workplace program

OSHA Changes  In my opinion this is a win, win, win situation. Naloxone is safe and easy to use when assisting a person that is not breathing due to an opioid overdose. this medication has been on the market for over 60 years and will not harm someone

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 4 Motorcycle and Car Safety Tips

 4 Motorcycle and Car Safety Tips

It’s spring! Okay, well the calendar says it’s spring. Spring brings warmer winds, waiting yard work and motorcycles on our roadways. My husband has been talking about getting his baby (’08 HD Super Dyna Glide) out and washing it for months. I’m glad he has a hobby

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5 point checklist for Tornado Safety

5 point checklist for Tornado Safety

We watch in disbelief as New Orleans recovers from the latest disaster to hit them. Tuesday a large tornado knocked out power, damaged hundreds of homes and killed one person. Here is a 5-point checklist for tornado sasfety. We say thank goodness we’re not prone to tornadoes

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Changes to COVID Restrictions

Changes to COVID Restrictions

  New Covid restriction rules start Feb 17, 2022 in Ontario. As of Thursday, there are no longer limits on capacity in gyms, restaurants, casinos and theatres. The feds had an announcement too.

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Years of HIV treatment in jeopardy reports Netherlands

Years of HIV treatment in jeopardy reports Netherlands

Researchers in the Netherlands have discovered a “highly virulent variant” of HIV that causes a more rapid decline in immune system strength and can result in more damaging health outcomes if not treated early. The study found that patients infected with the variant of subtype-B HIV-1, dubbed

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Top 10 ridiculous 911 calls

Top 10 ridiculous 911 calls

This is a recent post that highlights abuse of a valuable resource. Police service in the Toronto area has released its list of the most ridiculous 911 calls, and it includes non-emergency requests related to uncooperative children, long drive-thru lines and prank calls. In a news release

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