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Why exercising in winter is so important

Why exercising in winter is so important

When it gets cold outside, our natural instinct is to stay indoors, but physical activity is a great way to keep off the weight gain that comes naturally at this time of year and banish the blues that can come with the shorter days. “Like most creatures, our bodies are designed to cope with the […]

Strains, sprains, and pain: treatment tips

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Strains, sprains, and pain: treatment tips

During winter, many of us go outside to enjoy traditional cold-weather activities like skiing, skating and snowshoeing. But it’s not uncommon to sustain an injury. When that happens, you need to know the difference between a strain and a sprain, how to treat them and when to see a doctor. A sprain is when you […]

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Ontario protecting the health care system from fraud

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Ontario protecting the health care system from fraud

Government of Ontario press release – Ontario is protecting the health care system against fraud by ensuring the final transition to a more secure photo health card. As of July 1, 2020, red and white health cards will no longer be accepted for Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) services. “The advanced security features of the […]

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Niagara Health names new president

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Niagara Health names new president

Niagara Health press release – Lynn Guerriero, an accomplished executive leader in the Ontario health system, will assume the role of President of Niagara Health effective Tuesday, Feb. 18/2020. This appointment follows a national search that attracted strong candidates and led to Lynn’s unanimous selection due to her unique set of skills, passion and vision […]

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Brock and McMaster renew health sciences collaboration

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Brock and McMaster renew health sciences collaboration

Brock University press release – McMaster University and Brock University have renewed an agreement which has seen more Niagara-trained doctors practising in the region. Signing a five-year extension on Wednesday, Jan. 8/2020, were Brock University President Gervan Fearon, Dean and Vice-President of the Faculty of Health Sciences at McMaster University Paul O’Byrne, Brock Faculty of […]

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Rankin Cancer Run contributes $650,000 to Cancer Care at Niagara Health

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Rankin Cancer Run contributes $650,000 to Cancer Care at Niagara Health

Niagara Health press release – On May 25, 2019, more than 14,000 people participated in the 14th Annual Rankin Cancer Run, raising more than $1 million for cancer care in Niagara. This inspiring community event fundraises for our local cancer support organizations, including the Walker Family Cancer Centre. In its 14 years, the event has […]

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