Wellbeing

The Psychology of Change

If you look up the word change in the dictionary, you’re given several options. One of the best definitions states simply, “to transform”. Another states, “to make the form…of something different from what it is, or from what it would be if left alone.” To some...

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Stress

Introduction Women have had an interesting evolution, and fought through a revolution, in the past five decades. We've certainly "come a long way, baby" to a point where a woman is neither chastised nor rebuked for choosing her own life path, be it a career,...

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West Nile Virus

It's that time of year again when the mosquitoes start biting. And that brings the issue of West Nile virus into the forefront of people's minds yet again.HistoryThe West Nile virus was discovered in the West Nile area of Uganda in 1937 and then spread to the...

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Living with Diabetes

Introduction Types of Diabetes & Risk Factors The term "diabetes" is often used collectively to refer to several forms of the condition in which high blood sugar features as the central issue. Sugar is always present in the blood. As the body breaks down the foods...

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The Women’s Club

Most of the time, when it comes to health conditions, it doesn't matter whether you're a man or a woman; you have an equal chance of having to live with things such as failing eyesight or digestive issues. However, when it comes to osteoporosis, depression, certain...

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Flu Prevention

Flu Prevention

In Canada, flu season usually runs from November to April and an estimated 10-25% of Canadians may get the flu each year. When most people think of flu symptoms, they think of body aches, fatigue, and maybe a cough. However, influenza, or the flu, actually begins as a...

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