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The heart health benefits of milk

Studies show that milk is part of cardioprotective eating patterns Nine out of 10 Canadians have at least one risk factor for heart disease, stroke, or vascular cognitive impairment, and23 percent of adults report that they have been diagnosed with hypertension or take anti-hypertensive medication....

How milk nourishes the brain

Unveiling the surprising ways dairy foods influence mental health By Cara Rosenbloom, RD Anxiety, depression and other forms of mental illness affect about half of all Canadians by the time they reach age 40.  And it starts young -- Canadians aged 15 to 24 are more...

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Sexuality in end-of-life care: Who should start the discussion?

By Andria Bianchi In December 2017, Canada’s federal government called on the Minister of Health...

Helping patients become tobacco-wise

While cancer rates for non-Aboriginal people in Canada are decreasing, rates among Aboriginal people...

Spine stimulation tingles the pain away

In 2011, Deborah Finbow’s hand was bitten by an agitated dog. The wound was...

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Same-day discharge laparoscopic hysterectomy surgical program

Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) as obstetrician/gynecologist Dr. Tammy LeRiche performed the first ever laparoscopic...

Canadians give governments an ‘F’ in meeting their mental health and substance use health needs

Federal and provincial governments are getting a resounding ‘F’ from Canadians when it comes...

Benefits of Colour-Coded Packaging System

When your OR is moving quickly, picking errors are bound to happen. And when...

ENHANCED BLOOD FLOW: The Benefits?

Improved blood flow has many therapeutic and prophylactic benefits: Promoting wound healing Treatment of...