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Ontario to break down barriers to better patient care

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Ontario to break down barriers to better patient care

Government of Ontario press release – On Tuesday, Feb. 26/2019, Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, delivered the Government of Ontario’s long-term plan to fix and strengthen the public health care system by focusing directly on the needs of Ontario’s patients and families. “The people of Ontario deserve a connected […]

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Smart tips for reducing screen-related eyestrain

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Smart tips for reducing screen-related eyestrain

How much screen time have you had today? According to research by Essilor, 72 per cent of Canadian adults spend seven or more hours in front of three different electronic devices per day. A full 90 per cent of them reported at least one eye-related problem linked to digital devices last year. While smartphones, tablets […]

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Dog in Wainfleet tests positive for rabies

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Dog in Wainfleet tests positive for rabies

Niagara Region press release – A dog in Wainfleet has tested positive for rabies. Niagara Region Public Health staff are investigating to determine all possible exposures. So far, in 2019, there have been one bat and one dog test positive for rabies. In 2018, there was a total of 19 animals that te​sted positive for […]

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Three clear reasons to see an eyecare professional

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Three clear reasons to see an eyecare professional

As many as 2.2 million Canadians are living with uncorrected vision, according to Essilor. If you’ve gone longer than two years without an eye examination, here are three reasons to book an appointment with an eyecare professional immediately. Screen time strain. Research shows that 72 per cent of adults spend seven or more hours in front […]

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Niagara Health Foundation Elimination Draw achieves record year

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Niagara Health Foundation Elimination Draw achieves record year

Niagara Health Foundation press release –  – On January 30/2019, over 250 people gathered to ‘Break the Bank’ at Niagara Health Foundation’s Annual Elimination Draw at the Croatian National Home in Welland. Community partners and attendees helped raise over $35,000 and counting in support of Niagara Health’s Welland Site. Niagara Health Foundation’s annual special events […]

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Seven ways to conquer fatigue at work

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Seven ways to conquer fatigue at work

We all deal with weariness at work — it’s normal. Usually if you grab a coffee, have a quick stretch or take a short break, you’ll feel refreshed to push through and finish the day on a strong note. But if you find yourself feeling tired on a regular basis, it might be time to […]

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