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HEALTHY REASONING: Mental Illness Is An Illness

HEALTHY REASONING: Mental Illness Is An Illness

By Allan Jones Pride Health Columnist Mental illness is an illness. However, it is documented that mental health services are developed to cater for the dominant cultural group. Ethnic minorities do not receive equitable care. There is a need to ...

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6 Ways To Give Yourself A ‘Breakover’

6 Ways To Give Yourself A ‘Breakover’

Valentine’s Day Isn’t about Being Alone; It’s about Being Yourself, Says Self-Empowerment Entrepreneur There’s a reason Neil Sedaka’s “Breaking Up is Hard to Do” became a pop classic – because it’s true! But breakups can also be a time to ...

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Timely Tips For Heart-healthy Living

Timely Tips For Heart-healthy Living

NC – Health-conscious Canadians are paying particular attention to cardiovascular health. Seasonal changes can sometimes throw us off our regular routines and some people discard heart-healthy habits for more convenient, unhealthy behaviours. In fact, statistics show that as many as ...

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Women’s Health – Part 1

Women’s Health – Part 1

By Dr. Virginia Nsitem Pride Health Columnist Osteoporosis Osteoporosis is a disease of low bone mass or density. Some studies have shown that osteoporosis affects men and women of all races. But older white and Asian women are at highest ...

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Fight Off Colds This Winter, Naturally

Fight Off Colds This Winter, Naturally

Submitted by Dr. George Traitses As we enter the heart of cold and flu season, consider boosting your immunity naturally. There are many foods and simple techniques that will help you and your family fight off “superbugs.” Follow these tips for ...

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Smoking Cessation

Smoking Cessation

Submitted by Dr. George Traitses Millions of Canadians smoke and research has shown that smoking can exacerbate back pain. In fact, for patients with chronic spine disease, the action or condition that is most often reported along with the pain, ...

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In 2014, Drink Something Old And Something New

In 2014, Drink Something Old And Something New

By David White January is the perfect time to reflect on the previous year and make resolutions for the new one. For those of us who take wine seriously, it’s smart to include wine in our New Year’s resolutions. This ...

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How To Break Free From Unhealthy Behaviour

How To Break Free From Unhealthy Behaviour

NC – Do you recycle New Year’s resolutions? Once again we tell ourselves: Lose weight. Don’t eat sugar or white flour. Go to the gym five days a week. Does that sound familiar? These old resolutions are the “repent” phase ...

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