Ross Memorial Hospital and its community partners will host a Diabetes Health Fair on World Diabetes Day, Nov. 14.
Both type 1 diabetes (generally infant onset and insulin dependent) and type 2 diabetes (mostly adult onset—although that’s changing—and may or may
Grade eight students from Lindsay’s Heritage Christian School recently visited Ross Memorial Hospital to present the proceeds from the school’s fundraising activities for local cancer care.
Accompanied by their
Dr. Muhammad Khan is coming to the Woodville Medical Centre. He will take over care for Dr. Maria Cescon’s patients when she retires in early November.
“I am delighted that Dr. Khan has agreed to care for all patients in my practice,” said Cescon. “I will be able to begin my retirement with the knowledge that my patients will have
Women who serve as the primary wage earners for their families and need financial help to continue their education or training can apply for this year’s Soroptimist “Live Your Dream: Education and Training Awards for Women.”
The Kawartha Lakes Soroptimist Club will provide a cash grant of up to
Ontario has begun funding free shingles vaccines for people aged 65-70. And many local healthcare providers are ready to provide these important vaccinations.
“Many of our healthcare providers have already
By Benjamin Stone
Today we discuss how to reverse disease and heal the body.
In short, all we have to do is kick the biotoxins, heavy metals, and infections to the curb. Remove these interferences, and the body heals itself.
I’ve already explained how toxins cause cellular inflammation and block the body’s natural ability to
The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit is offering a free “drive-through” flu-shot clinicto accommodate individuals with special needs—but you need to book right away to get in.
Space is limited, so you’ll need an appointment, which must be made no later than 4 pm this Friday, Oct. 21. Call the
By Dearbhla Lynch
If the risks of deadly second-hand cigarette smoke are obvious, why don’t we realize the harm posed by the trillions of used cigarette butts tossed out every year?
The “t” in trillions isn’t a typo. A study published this year in the Tobacco Control medical journal suggests nearly
Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre is bringing the live-theatre troupe “Sheatre”—and its interactive forum play about sexual assault and healthy relationships—to over 200 Kawartha Lakes students in Grades 8-12 on Oct. 27-8.
The theatre project was funded by the first grant last year from Telecare Lindsay’s Mona Hall Legacy Fund, created by
Canadians should look at their vitamin D intake, saysthe Vitamin D Society of Canada after a recent British report by the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition urged vitamin D supplements in that country.
Because of the northern latitude of both Britain and Canada, vitamin D producing sunlight can only be captured by our skin between
If you like complex systems and want to have a hand in shaping our health-care delivery, then the Central East Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) wants you.
The LHIN is looking for community members to participate in a new Patient and Family Advisory Committee (PFAC).
According to a statement from the LHIN, the committee will “serve as a forum for
There’ll be a candle-lighting ceremony at the Kinmount Train Station on Saturday, Oct. 15 at 7 pm to mark Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day.
It’s a time to remember the loss of a child—during pregnancy or as an infant—through miscarriage, stillbirth, sudden infant death syndrome, or any
It’s still largely concentrated in the Hamilton-Brantford area, but there is an outbreak of rabies among wildlife in Ontario. All the more reason to have your four-footed friends vaccinated against the disease.
In fact, in this area, pet owners can be fined if they don’t
The deaths of 347 unbuckled vehicle occupants in Ontario Provincial Police-investigated collisions over the past five years have the OPP calling on drivers and passengers to help them conduct a successful province-wide, fall seat-belt campaign.
“So far this year, 40 people have lost their lives in collisions in which they were found