80% COVID-19 patients had low vitamin D

80% COVID-19 patients had low vitamin D

A newly released study from The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism looks at the relationship between COVID 19 and vitamin D deficiencies. Most health experts say more studies need to be done but these findings are encouraging. The benefits of vitamin D have been known for

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New MOL Inspectors coming

New MOL Inspectors coming

The Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development is kicking off a recruiting campaign to hiremore health and safety inspectors.The province said inspectors are needed more than ever to curb the threat of COVID-19.The ministry is targeting as many as 98, boosting the ranks from 409 to

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Canadian baby boomers at risk of Hepatitis C

Canadian baby boomers at risk of Hepatitis C

On July 28 people around the world will acknowledge World Hepatitis Day in an effort to raise awareness about viral hepatitis and the global effort to eliminate it. The Covid‐19 pandemic has demonstrated the importance of working together internationally to confront public health challenges. Canada is one

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Make boating safety a top priority when on the water

Make boating safety a top priority when on the water

What better way to spend a summer day than out on the water with family and friends? With summer in full force and staycations picking up, Atlantic Canadians are spending more time on the water than ever. Whether it’s in speed boats, kayaks, paddleboards, or anything that

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Emergency First Aid Facts-Asthma

Emergency First Aid Facts-Asthma

Asthma is an emergency and requires immediate first aid. Asthma is known as a chronic breathing disorder that causes the airways to swell and create mucous. This is the reason an asthmatic will cough, become short of breath and then you will hear the wheezing. Irritants Many

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COVID 19 lasts on surfaces

COVID 19 lasts on surfaces

Would you be surprised? Be surprised at how long a COVID 19 or SARS-CoV2 last on surfaces up to a week? YUCK!       This studies findings come from the University of Hong Kong was published in April 2020 Article Link Illness in Children

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The Ontario government said it’s taking immediate action

The Ontario government said it’s taking immediate action

The Ontario government said it’s taking immediate action after an increase in a mysterious inflammatory illness in children that could be connected to COVID-19. Health officials say the illness appears to be similar to Kawasaki Syndrome, a rare but serious inflammatory disease. Symptoms associated with this illness include persistent

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Emergency First Aid Facts-PPE

Emergency First Aid Facts-PPE

Emergency First Aid Fact # 1 There are a lot of myths out there regarding emergency first aid treatment. Every culture and family have their own remedies for anything that ails you. Our new series of 1001 first aid facts will reveal research-based essentials of what needs

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Bored no more: Day 33

Bored no more: Day 33

Action Bored no more because you’re going to tape a cooking show-Ready, set, action! Pick a fav recipe and become the star of your own cooking show and tape it. Boy that was easy. Well it can be that easy or it can be mind boggling how

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We’re in this together!

We’re in this together!

We are in this together. In Ontario we have been physically distancing for almost two weeks. Many have gone before us and are able to show us the way to physically distance but socially connect. 

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