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A case report recently published in the Journal of the Canadian Medical Association reminds us how important Vitamin D is to our health. In this case, a woman after a normal pregnancy and full term delivery had an otherwise normal looking baby whose bones had failed to fully solidify in his …

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It’s every parent’s worst nightmare: what begins as a tummy ache turns out to be a terrifying diagnosis, and all during a global pandemic. That’s what happened to Laval resident Stephen Theriault, whose six-year-old daughter Séanne started complaining about a sore stomach a year ago. “At the…

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Deprived of sunshine and stressed by our cold winter months, weakened by infections, colds, Gastro, Sinusitis, and a lingering cough, you are beginning to feel terribly worn out. The end of winter is possibly the most taxing period of the year.

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Is colchicine, a drug that has been around since 1500 BC, a cure for COVID-19? Unfortunately, no. Maybe it will have a role to play in keeping people with the disease from needing to be hospitalized, but don’t count on it yet.

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For physically active people, magnesium is essential for neuromuscular functioning. A lack of magnesium impairs physical performance and decreases the ability to recover. Because this important mineral contributes to the energy metabolism of cells and to the proper functioning of muscles and…

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Walking, running and playing sports are more essential than ever for our physical well-being and our mental balance. Exercise, diet, stress management and good quality sleep are all essential elements for building immunity.

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I suppose we have all done our fair share of take-out lately, and rightly so considering we can no longer dine in at our favorite spots around the city. These days ordering take out is as much as a gesture of support for local restaurants as it is a guilty pleasure. If we are going to treat …