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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This autumn has been so unusually warm that the abrupt arrival of cold weather finds me a little unprepared for the coming winter and snow. If you’re in the same situation, you’ve got some quick catching up to
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Every fall we hear the familiar refrain to “Get your flu shot” and many of us – especially those of us who are generally young and healthy – ignore it. I was 25 when the flu sentenced me to 48 hours of
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It’s that time of year again, you know “the most wonderful time of the year” as one commercial has coined it. What are we talking about? Back-to-school of course! And, families all over Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph just like yours are busy
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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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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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