As the unofficial end to summer draws near, many of us will try to squeeze every ounce of remaining enjoyment out of summer. How might we do this? Perhaps making sure we throw one last backyard BBQ, or enjoying a
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In last week’s blog, we highlighted why youth engagement is so important, for youth and for the community. To recap: when youth are engaged, they will be healthier and happier, contributing to a strong and vibrant community. And who
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With International Youth Day coming up on Friday, it’s a good opportunity to share why it’s so important to work with youth, especially youth between the ages of 10 and 24. Youth engagement is a way for adults
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Each year we highlight Public Health's accomplishments, partnerships and milestones in our Community Report. It is our opportunity to share the work that makes Public Health an essential part of the local healthcare system, from working with municipalities to design
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The belief that the contraction of hepatitis C among individuals, in particular baby boomers, was largely related to certain behavioural practices like IV drug use or sexual experimentation during teen and early adult years has been around for decades. However,
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From the minute the alarm goes off Monday morning, many of us are go-go-go. Whether it’s making breakfast, taking the kids to soccer or baseball, handling a hectic workday, hosting visitors, or simply trying to throw together something brilliant
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Whether you have a love or hate relationship with hot summer temperatures, at one point or another, you’ll likely be exposed to the sweltering summer heat. This week is going to be a hot one, with a heat warning
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As Canadians, we have learned to take advantage of, and appreciate the warm summer months. But, on those scorching hot summer days, too much fun in the sun can lead to heat-related health risks like heat stroke. So, how can
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