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Wednesday, 13 May 2015 00:00

A coach can help you live with cancer

If you or a loved one has ever been diagnosed with cancer, you know how overwhelming and frightening it can be, says Ildiko Nanai.

“Cancer is a multifocal disease,” she explains. “Many factors

Wednesday, 29 April 2015 00:00

Do the Walk of Life—for your heart

            Gord Zimmerman was alone on his sailboat when his heart attack hit six years ago. “I was coughing and sweating,” he says. “Later, someone told me a lot of people had the flu, so I figured that’s what I had.”

            Six months later, during a check-up, Gord’s family physician asked him when

            One of Lifeline Telecare Lindsay’s last acts this month at its final annual general meeting was to designate

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 00:00

Help United Way score its Touchdown

            The United Way for CKL is asking supporters to help the organization celebrate its “2014-2015 United Way Campaign Touchdown.”

            Cake and coffee will be served at the event at

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 00:00

Ontario back docs honour Crystal Longo

            The Ontario Chiropractic Association has awarded a Bobcaygeon member for her community work with Bobcaygeon Helps Food Bank.

            In choosing to award Chiropractor Crystal Longo in its Community Relations category, the association cited

            The President of the Canadian Medical Assocation (CMA) told a packed Seniors' Centre in Bobcaygeon that Canada needs a national plan for seniors' care “so that care is one stop and seniors are getting the care they need at home whenever possible."

             “Seniors stuck living in hospitals is not

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 00:00

Accidents get ugly in beautiful weather

            Statistics show that traffic accident fatalities nearly double in summer months compared to winter months.

            Weather is not the factor most of us think it is. In 2011, more than 83

By Diane Engelstad

            One letter-writer to The Promoter says she is “appalled” by provincial plans to update the sex-ed curriculum (see Village Voice). But Dave Lyons, Healthy Active Living Consultant for the Trillium Lakelands District School Board (TLDSB), says the board is “not aware of

            A new strategy piloted in Bobcaygeon to help people living with dementia—“the blue umbrella program”—is attracting attention and interest across the province and country.

            So David Webster, executive director for the local Alzheimer Society, is moving to

Wednesday, 18 February 2015 00:00

How Sandy Morrow lived to tell the tale

            After playing hockey last Sept. 26, local resident Sandy Morrow returned to the dressing room with heaviness in his chest and severe jaw pain.“Every tooth in my head ached, and my chest was tight,” he recalls.

            Morrow lay down on a bench, and a fellow teammate and local Lindsay physician decided to

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