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New Blood Pressure Guidelines In US

The American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology and nine other health professional organizations issued new blood pressure guidelines Monday which has increased the number of Americans with high blood pressure by 14% to 46% of all of the US

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Butter Is Back

It looks like butter may, in fact, be back. The creamy condiment is a “middle-of-the-road” food, nutritionally speaking—better than sugar, worse than olive oil—according to a new report, which adds to a growing body of research showing that the low-fat-diet

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World Stroke Day

There are nearly 750,000 Canadians living with the effects of a stroke today and that number is nearly divided equally among men and women. Anyone could be at risk of having a stroke. Today is World Stroke Day and that

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Beards Are Good For Men

Don’t let the prospect of microbial nastiness scare you away: According to researchers from the University of Southern Queensland, a thick, rugged beard also offers benefits that make the person they’re attached to healthier and handsomer. In their 2012 study,

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“Healthy” Foods Nutritionists Say Are a Waste of Money

You can probably guess that bagels, soda, candy, and potato chips rarely make it into a nutritionist’s grocery basket. But some of the other items they refuse to eat may surprise you. Don’t waste your money on these supposedly good-for-you products,

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UPDATE: Norfolk County Taking Steps to Resolve Gas Leak

At a special meeting at Town Hall on Tuesday, people learned it could be a while before a natural gas leak in an area between Silver Hill and Langton is resolved. The issue with over Jurisdictional conflicts. The Ministry of

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UPDATED: Hydrogen Sulphide Leak In Norfolk County

UPDATE 2:   Emergency Task Forces have expanded the evacuation order in Norfolk County around the gas leaks from a 400-meter exclusion zone to an 800-meter exclusion zone around the wells as they are going to be working on capping

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The Benefits Of Optimism

Scientific research has come up with a very long list of benefits to being optimistic. Here are just a few: 1. Optimism is associated with betterhealth and a longer life. 2. Research has shown that practicing optimism and gratitude causes

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Do Good For Your Health

Most philosophies and religions, not to mention common sense, include a strong belief in giving back to the world. Not only does it have the obvious benefit of helping others, but it’s apparently one of the most therapeutic things we

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Rabies Vaccine Bait Drops

The Province issued a release, yesterday morning, about the upcoming effort to control and eradicate rabies from the province as recent cases have been popping up in the southern regions.   They say that beginning in August aircraft will be

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Sitting All Day At Work? This Study Says You’re Better Off Standing Or Stand/Walking

We have all been told and many of us no inherently that sitting all day is not good for you. Some of us will get up and walk around every half hour or so and some may get out for

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Recall: Varieties of Ground Meat

Some ground meat, sold in Ontario, has been recalled due to a possible E. coli contamination. According to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency the products in question should be thrown out or returned to the point of purchase.   The

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Health Of Countries

Top 5 healthiest and least healthy countries in the world by lifespan in years, as compiled by 24/7 Wall Street. Healthiest 1. Iceland, 82.1 2. Japan, 83.6 3. Italy, 82.7 4. Singapore, 82.6 5. Sweden, 82 Least healthy 1. Lesotho,

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Purple Day 2017

Today is Purple Day, that means raising awareness of Epilepsy, what it is; how it affects people; what you can do about it; how you can help someone struck with a seizure. We posted a bit about Epilepsy last Sunday

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Cheerios Bringing Back The Bees

It is no surprise that bees are important part of sustaining life on our planet and that they are in danger. You can learn about what simple measures you can use to help save the bees here. But it mostly comes

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