Health

Canadian Armed Forces takes mental health approach we could all use

To become an elite level athlete it’s a conventional belief that you need to train. Professional athletes, for instance, dedicate… Continue reading “Canadian Armed Forces takes mental health approach we could all use”

Like air traffic control: Accommodating patients’ needs when bed space is limited

Like air traffic control: Meeting patients’ needs when bed space is limited

Every morning at the Ross Memorial Hospital, representatives from each patient care area gather for a ‘bed meeting.’ The best… Continue reading “Like air traffic control: Meeting patients’ needs when bed space is limited”

Quit smoking contest offers cash for winners

Quit smoking contest offers cash for winners

If you’re someone who regularly smokes, smokes socially, has stopped smoking or never smoked in your life, this contest can… Continue reading “Quit smoking contest offers cash for winners”

King Albert: Lindsay school works with community to overcome income barriers

Part Two. This year, Statistics Canada has released new data on the social and economic well-being of cities and towns… Continue reading “King Albert: Lindsay school works with community to overcome income barriers”

Health unit says people should lobby for free dental care

The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit is calling for an expansion of  publicly-funded dental programs for low-income adults… Continue reading “Health unit says people should lobby for free dental care”

Boys and Girls Club a beacon for many Lindsay families in low-income areas

Boys and Girls Club a beacon for many Lindsay families in low-income areas

Part One.  This year, Statistics Canada has released new data on the social and economic well-being of cities and towns across… Continue reading “Boys and Girls Club a beacon for many Lindsay families in low-income areas”

We’ve all got something to offer to make community better

We’ve all got something to offer to make community better

I am often amazed at how much science and learning is involved in the daily interactions we all make with… Continue reading “We’ve all got something to offer to make community better”