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Tips to hit the ground running

Tips to hit the ground running

Exercise has the ability to heal the mind and restore the soul. Research shows that running and walking can be as effective as taking medication for mild to moderate depression and anxiety. It can also have a positive impact on our diet and sleep, which is often impacted when we’re feeling stressed. Adding something else […]

Eye safety tips for outdoor athletes

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Eye safety tips for outdoor athletes

With warmer weather on the horizon, many of us will be heading outside to explore all that the great outdoors has to offer. Soon, more of us will start walking or biking to work and participating in family hikes on the weekends. Many will also start to practice physical activities or sports outdoors. However, there […]

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Vision health month makes eyesight a priority

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Vision health month makes eyesight a priority

May is vision health month, and a great reminder of how important eye health and routine eye exams are. Although adults can usually detect changes in their own vision, this isn’t always the case for children. Oftentimes, the subtle signs of vision changes in kids can be easily missed by parents. They might rub their […]

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Five questions your dental hygienist might ask about your cannabis use

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Five questions your dental hygienist might ask about your cannabis use

If you consume cannabis, it might be affecting your oral health, so it’s a good idea to discuss this with your dental hygienist. If you feel intimidated sharing any of this information, just remember that they are there to help you manage your oral health based on your oral habits. The more your dental hygienist […]

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Five ways having a dog improves your health

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Five ways having a dog improves your health

Coming home after a long and stressful day and being greeted by a wagging tail, you instantly feel happier. Not only does your own experience show this, but so does research. Scientific evidence shows that having a dog in your family improves your health and well-being. Here are some of the ways your canine companion […]

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Say no to sugar and yes to oral health

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Say no to sugar and yes to oral health

Canada’s revised Food Guide confirms the importance of making healthy food and beverage choices for improved oral and overall health. With its specific emphasis on reducing sugar consumption, the Food Guide echoes what dental hygienists have been saying for years: the more sugar we eat, the worse off our teeth and body will be. As […]

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