As parents we want the best for our children. We introduce them to books, nursery rhymes and songs while they’re young to start developing their literacy – reading and writing – and vocabulary. We count their little fingers, toes and toys
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I confess to being a hopeless romantic at heart. I even confess to liking those little red cinnamon hearts and pastel-coloured conversation hearts that are synonymous with Valentine’s Day. I’m not the only romantic in town as clearly
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They’re doing what? Young people that is, and hookah. You know, water pipe. Shisha. In case you’re not a millennial or haven’t been to one of the places in the world where hookah smoking is traditional, a
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You’ve made it past “Blue Monday”, purportedly the most depressing day of the year, and nearly into February. Without bringing up how many more weeks of winter there are (maybe the groundhogs will tell us on Thursday!) you might
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What do you have packed in your car this winter? An ice scraper, check. Windshield washer fluid good to -40C, check. Warm blanket…oh, right…you keep meaning to pack one of those. How about a winter emergency kit? With
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The Internet is full of claims about how marijuana affects health. You can find web pages that tell you that marijuana will decrease your IQ, and others that will tell you that marijuana will make you smarter. You can find
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After her 5-year-old son gets home from school today, Jennifer will empty his backpack. Inside she’ll find a sticky half-eaten apple, some pine cones and a notice from Public Health that his immunization record is incomplete. Jennifer will read
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Public Health works around the clock to help individuals and the community stay well. Our role is an essential one in the healthcare system: we promote health, and prevent disease and injury. We are also prepared to respond to any
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