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Fonthill Girl Wins Greeting Card Contest With Heartwarming Message

A Niagara region girl has the right message for the right time of year. 9-year-old Alexa Kirkwood of Fonthill was named the grand prize-winning entry of the 12th Annual Holiday Card Contest for kids. She is the daughter of a Service Desk Analyst

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Food Recalls For People And Pets

There have been a number of food recalls in the last week; including tahini products for salmonella and shake up salads for listeria. The Canadian Food Inspection agency has alerted Canadians to the industry recall of Achva and S&F brand

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Lunchtime Trivia Friday, November 30

In Lunchtime Trivia Today we touched on a subject that always has many asking questions: the topic of health. This afternoon we posed the following puzzler: This research found that having this can help ward off disease including possibly even

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E. Coli In Romaine Lettuce Traced To The U.S.

The federal government is advising the food industry not to import romaine lettuce from areas in the U.S. suspected of producing lettuce contaminated with E. coli. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says it will also take steps to make sure

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Workout At Work

Physical activity helps prevent many chronic diseases, like obesity, diabetes and heart disease. Even though arthritis is often in the knee, it also helps symptoms of joint pain and arthritis. A six-week evidence based physical activity program recommended by the

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More sleep will improve your life

The Simplest Way to Drastically Improve Your Life: More Sleep Some ways your sleep deprivation is personally harming you: Your overall cognitive performance — particularly your visual attention and ability to form memories — deteriorates. (More colloquially, this is that

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3 Easy Ways to Become a More Thankful Person

Want to make gratitude an everyday habit? Experts suggest that by following these simple steps, you can cultivate gratitude and become a more thankful person. The Power of Being a Thankful Person When Amy Paulson was growing up in Phoenix, Ariz.,

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Survey: More Than 30 Percent Of Americans Don’t Know They Have Diabetes

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A new report is revealing that many Americans have diabetes and don’t even know it. Data from a National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey estimates that more than 30 percent of American adults with diabetes don’t realize they are

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How Much Exercise Does It Take To Burn Off A Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte

Skip the whipped cream. Starbuck’s Pumpkin Spice Latte is easily one of the most popular seasonal products out there. The only other items that come close are the McRib and the Shamrock Shake, but when’s the last time anyone made

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9 Surprising Factors You Didn’t Know Were Affecting Your Blood Pressure Reading

Are your blood pressure readings higher (or lower) than usual? This might be why. The way you sit Next time the nurse tells you to hop up on the exam table so they can take your blood pressure, don’t. “When

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8 Diseases You Didn’t Know You Could Spread to Your Dog

First off, don’t worry yourself sick about making your dog sick; it’s actually pretty rare, says veterinarian Jeff Werber, DVM, Mars Petcare Spokesperson VCA Century Veterinary Group. Some research suggests there’ve only been 56 documented cases of zooanthroponosis (diseases transmitted

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5 Scientific Tips for Getting Back to Sleep After You’ve Woken Up in the Middle of the Night

1. PUT THE CELLPHONE AWAY. When you’re trying to fall back to sleep in the middle of the night, one of the biggest obstacles in your way is light. This is especially true when it comes to that blue light

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Baths vs. Exercise

Lying In A Long Hot Bath Burns As Many Calories As A 30 Minute Walk Researchers from the National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine at the University of Loughborough in the United Kingdom have found that men who take

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Positive Sayings At Work

Feeling bored, distracted, homesick, or unfocused at work is human. Totally natural. But remaining in a slump is optional. Changing your mood isn’t necessarily easy, but there is always a way. Here are some phrases you can say to yourself

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Heat Warning For Sunday August 5th And Monday August 6th

Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for this Civic Holiday long weekend which will include both the Sunday and the Monday having temperatures in the 30’s with Humidex values in the 40’s. It’s going to be warm and stick

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