Hockey legend Darryl Sittler has partnered with Cancer Care Ontario and Colon Cancer Canada to increase awareness about the importance of regular screening for colon cancer.
After losing his
Cari Tracey (left) of BMO and Erin Coons of the RMH Foundation celebrate completion of the Lindsay BMO Financial Group’s five-year, $60,000 pledge to a Ross Memorial Hospital Foundation fundraising campaign for MRI and
Registered Dietitian Luisa Magalhaes knows that “only 39 percent of Peterborough county and city residents aged 12 years and older are getting their recommended five servings of vegetables and fruit daily.”
“We eat about
The region’s two local health units are promoting a quick-and-easy online screening tool to help parents improve their children’s eating and activity habits.
By completing a short, simple, online
It’s good to make a habit of reading the label on breads—and all foods—when doing your grocery shopping. How else are you going to know what you’re getting?
In healthy breads, the first ingredient on the list should state some type of whole grain. This could be:
By Ainsley Smith
The joys of welcoming a baby into the world are endless. Designing a nursery, looking through infinite books of baby names, child-proofing the house.
As parents, we try to prepare ourselves for these exciting and great changes. We prepare for the responsibilities by
The Kawartha Lakes Public Library is presenting a series of Financial Planning Seminars hosted by Kevin Tomlinson (CPA, CGA, CFP).
Seminars will be held Sundays at
The Fenelon Falls Age Friendly group (FFAF) wants folks to “get up, get out and get involved.”
So FFAF is offering a “Stay Strong, Live Long” workshop for
Iconic Cree singer-songwriter, Buffy Sainte-Marie, who has won both an Academy Award and several Juno Awards for her music, will be performing at the Academy Theatre in Lindsay in support of Women’s Resources.
Her March 24 concert will be
Health services once available to Lindsay residents at Ross Memorial Hospital (RMH) are being moved piece by piece to the Peterborough hospital or "quietly, silently being eliminated altogether," charges Michael Hurley, president of the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions (OCHU).
He says hospital staff members are concerned the most recent
Too much salt is not good for your car or truck body—and not for your own body either. It can contribute to high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, and kidney disease.
Table salt, seasoning salts, sea salt—and most processed foods—contain
Many local organizations are able to provide much-needed help to people in our region in their time of need, thanks to the support of donors and volunteers through the United Way.
Among those organizations are many familiar names, like: A Place Called Home, the
For every minute that passes without help, a person’s chance of surviving a cardiac arrest drops by seven to 10 percent. So having an automatic external defibrillator (AED) close at hand is
What’s your relationship status? That is: what’s the status of your relationship with your health-care provider?
You shouldn’t be afraid or uncomfortable talking