Congratulations to Bobcaygeon’s Cindy Snider, the family doctor recruitment and retention coordinator for the Kawartha Lakes Health Care Initiative (KLHCI).
The Rural Ontario Medical Program (ROMP) has given her the
An article in Canadian Psychology suggests current classroom strategies to help children with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are missing half of the equation—the child’s
Private surgery and procedure clinics are a "colossal and expensive failure" in the United Kingdom (UK) and Ontario should learn from the UK's "dismal
By Benjamin Stone and Amandha Vollmer
Ever wonder why we hear the term “cold-and-flu season?”
When the seasons change, so too do our immune systems.
When autumn approaches, our immune systems up-regulate due to
Fear of Psychosis is the first free workshop offered by the Ross Memorial Hospital Mental Health Program and the RMH Family Centered Care Working Group in its seven-part
Kawartha Lakes says hello to one new family doctor as it says goodbye to another. Come next January, Dr. Anaar Bhopa will take over the Lindsay practice of Dr. Wayne Stanley.
The Discipline Committee of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario had revoked Dr. Stanley’s licence to practice medicine in August after he pleaded no contest to
By Diane Engelstad, education beat
With a new school year just getting started, a 2007 book by Norman Doidge called The Brain That Changes Itself has me wondering how our education system is incorporating new information about the brain into its curriculum and teaching methods.
Here’s what we now know:
• The brain is far more
Accidental drug overdose is the third leading cause of unintentional death in Ontario—far surpassing deaths due to traffic accidents.
And the Peterborough region ranks higher than
Whether you run/walk/bike or roller blade, you’ll want to join Bobcaygeon’s Terry Fox Run on Sunday, Sept. 20, from 1 to 5 pm.
The Bobcaygeon run is back for the second year in a row, revived last year by a new committee, after a string of
St. James Anglican Church in Fenelon Falls is inviting everyone to the annual Blessing of the Backpacks, a special Start-Up service to celebrate the beginning of a new school year.
“Starting or returning to school is a really big event in a child's life,” says Rev. Susan Spicer. “They may have mixed
Library Area Supervisor Diane Lansdell (LEFT), joins cancer coach Ildiko Nanai and Chief Librarian Dave Harvie at the Community Cancer Resource Centre.
Ildiko Nanai will bring her free, cancer-prevention and cancer-support workshops back to the Lindsay library this September.
She will run the prevention workshops on Sept. 9 and
With 22 percent of the City of Kawartha Lakes population already aged 65 or older,an Age-Friendly Community Planning Grant of $35,000 from the provincial government is a welcomed opportunity.
The money will be used to help develop a
Do you care about clean hands at the hospital? Would you like to be in the Guinness Book of World Records?
Then come to Ross Memorial Hospital on
The City of Kawartha Lakes Family Health Team is opening a new, permanent Health Care site in Little Britain.
The new site—at 414