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Getting a full body workout is no easy feat, especially when you're exercising at home. But did you know that by working out your abdominal muscles, you're actually helping to improve all of your muscle groups? Ab exercises help to strengthen your overall core, including your hips, back, sho…

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Cabbage is packed with nutrients like Vitamin C and also has anti-inflammatory properties, and chickpeas are a super healthy source of plant-based protein. Put them together into this soup and you have a recipe for good winter health.

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There has been a lot of conflicting information about how COVID-19 spreads. Let’s clear the air. There are four coronaviruses that cause the “common cold”. They spread more in the winter because of the cool, dry air and the fact that people are indoors with reduced ventilation. The virus tha…

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There seems to be a lot of confusion about the role of a lockdown in controlling the spread of the virus that causes COVID-19. Locking down a community is a last gasp response to a failure of the basic measures that would normally control an epidemic. No one wants a lockdown.

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The Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society of Canada launched on Oct. 7 the #TakeActionForMS campaign asking Members of Parliament to extend the Employment Insurance (EI) sickness benefit from 15 to at least 26 weeks and support Canadian health charities with direct funding to sustain their critica…

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A potentially dangerous document is currently making the rounds on social media and in the news. Called the “Great Barrington Declaration”, it is a relatively short statement from the American Institute for Economic Research, a libertarian think-tank based in Great Barrington, Massachusetts …

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The messaging around our current situation could be really depressing. We went from yellow to orange to red. The government probably already knew that we were going in that direction but by doing it this way they haven’t helped us to ease into the new situation; what they’ve done is discoura…

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While September may have been Arthritis Awareness Month, October is still a good time to talk about the collection of conditions that affects the joints and other tissues of one in five Canadians.