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Are You Considering A Midwife For Your Delivery?

Are You Considering A Midwife For Your Delivery?

NC – Although one in every six Canadian babies was delivered by a midwife last year, midwifery remains a mystery to many couples. Yet all around the world, delivery by a trained midwife is safe and effective for mothers with ...

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HEALTHY REASONING: Dementia Is An Increasing Problem

HEALTHY REASONING: Dementia Is An Increasing Problem

By Allan Bucka Jones Pride Health Columnist  Dementia is not a specific disease. It is an overall term for a set of symptoms that are caused by disorders affecting the brain. Symptoms may include memory loss and difficulties with thinking, ...

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HEALTHY REASONING: High Blood Pressure Is Dangerous

HEALTHY REASONING: High Blood Pressure Is Dangerous

By Allan Bucka Jones Pride Health Columnist Your heart pumps blood. Blood pressure is the force of blood against your blood vessels as it circulates. This force is necessary to make the blood flow, delivering nutrients and oxygen throughout your ...

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How To Support A Loved One Who’s Fighting Cancer

How To Support A Loved One Who’s Fighting Cancer

For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Woman Living with Incurable Cancer Offers 4 Suggestions  Shy about asking, “What’s the etiquette for supporting my loved one, friend or  colleague in their battle against cancer?” many people simply avoid the question altogether – ...

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Sex As We Age: A Taboo Even For Doctors

Sex As We Age: A Taboo Even For Doctors

NC – According to the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), 45% of the U.S. population will be 50 and over by next year. This means about half of women in North America are approaching or passing through stages of ...

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Treatment For Opioid Addiction Begins With The Facts

Treatment For Opioid Addiction Begins With The Facts

NC – Canada is in the midst of a public health crisis with rising rates of addiction to prescription opioids (pain relievers like OxyContin). Here, Dr. Bordman, a physician with a practice in addiction and pain, shares the myths and ...

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Toronto Chef Doesn’t Let Diabetes Define Her

Toronto Chef Doesn’t Let Diabetes Define Her

Photo above is of Siva Swaminathan. NC – Siva Swaminathan was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes as an adult eight years ago on November 14, World Diabetes Day. “It took doctors five months to diagnose me,” she says. “And I didn’t ...

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Dare To Pair Your Beer

Dare To Pair Your Beer

NC – For thousands of years, beverages have been inextricably connected to food. Beer has ingredients that can intensify, complement and create endless food-pairing possibilities. Leading brewery, Molson, explains three distinct ways: Food Pairing: The low alcohol percentage found in ...

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