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Teaching your kids to make healthy choices

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Teaching your kids to make healthy choices

As a parent, you are one of your children’s most important role models and their best source of support for achieving a healthy lifestyle. Here are a few tips to help set them on the right track for a fit body and mind. Demonstrate how to manage stress in a healthy way. Whether it’s a hard […]

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Celebrating an extraordinary year at Niagara Health

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Celebrating an extraordinary year at Niagara Health

Niagara Health is leading the way and transforming patient experiences. About 200 members of the hospital and community celebrated Niagara Health’s accomplishments at Tuesday’s Annual General Meeting June 26/2018. “Our teams are doing extraordinary work demonstrating tremendous compassion while providing high-quality care for our patients and families,” Niagara Health President Suzanne Johnston shared with the […]

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Tips to survive a heat wave

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Tips to survive a heat wave

Most of us enjoy everything our short summers have to offer. But a heat wave can make even the biggest warm-weather enthusiasts long for winter. Stay cool and comfortable with these tips from Health Canada. Understand heat illnesses. Hot temperatures can be dangerous and lead to heat illnesses such as heat exhaustion, heat fainting, heat […]

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What healthy fats are and how to get them

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What healthy fats are and how to get them

Fats are essential for good health and an important part of any diet. Studies show that the right kinds can help maximize your metabolism, protect against heart disease, speed nutrients through your body and even improve vitamin intake. But not all fats are the same, so it’s important to choose the right type. In popular […]

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New program for mental health patients

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New program for mental health patients

Program enhances care for people with complex mental health needs A new program at Niagara Health is enhancing care and access to services for people with complex mental health needs. The Wellness Recovery Integrated Comprehensive Care program, which was launched in April, helps people to fully understand their mental health needs and to identify and […]

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How to select the right sunscreen formula

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How to select the right sunscreen formula

Sunscreen is an essential part of any sun safety routine, but with so many options available, how do you know which one is best for your skin? Here Banana Boat shares sun protection tips that can help you and your family. When selecting a sunscreen, the first thing you should look for is a broad-spectrum […]

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