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A Belated 50th for Medicare: A Health Advocate’s Perspective

Given the high extent to which Canadians cherish medicare, it is an odd thing that its 50th anniversary came and went without so much as whimper. I say odd because barely a day goes by ...

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Best Natural Remedies for Cold & Flu  

You have two options this cold and flu season: pack your body full of medications or take the all-natural route.

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Chiropractic: Is it all it’s cracked up to be?

Our spines are the backbones of our bodies, literally. Without them, we couldn’t stand up, walk around or bend with flexibility. The spinal cord does the very important work of connecting your brain with the ...

Juliet: Her Life and Art at Erchless

Born Grace Juliet Chisholm in 1902 in Oakville, Juliet was the great-granddaughter of Oakville’s founder, William Chisholm. She began her artistic career where she grew up in New York City, exhibiting with the Society of ...

Another case of Measles in Oakville: Health Advisory July 29, 2013

Halton Region’s Associate Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Monir Taha, is reporting another case of measles in a Halton adult. This brings the total number of measles cases in the cluster to six. This new ...

The most romantic occupations: Oakville Recruiter

I took a moment to read the Globe and Mail one morning and came across this gem: After analyzing 15,000 Harlequin books, neuroscientists Ogi Ogas and Sai Gaddam came up with a list of the ...

What is a Bris? Judaism 101

Imagine you have been invited to a bris, the ritual Jewish custom where a young male infant on exactly the 8th day of life gets circumcised. Understandably you might not know what it is or ...

Preventing Elder Abuse & Neglect in Oakville

How to protect yourself from abuse: Stay as active as you can – go on outings with friends; volunteer; join a gym; visit neighbours Maintain your friendships and maintain contact with loved ones Have any ...

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Our beautiful baby boy was born on July 29th, 2004.  Then came the doctor appointments, investigative tests and emergency hospital visits. My husband and I were finally told the devastating news about Callum’s condition in 2005. ...

Healing Effect of Listening: Jewish Perspective

I recently went to the Doctor because of a nagging shoulder injury.  When I got to his office, he came in and, as usual, asked me what was wrong.  As he touched the joint and ...