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March – Cruising Through Winter, Weather Dogs, Bus Cancellations, and Saint David’s Day

posted Wednesday, March 20, 2019

by: in Boomers

I’m not very happy with the weather gods! We’ve had enough winter with its cold and snow and ice. When March arrives, we should be thinking of crocus and tulips and daffodils. In the middle of February, I went on my first Caribbean cruise in about ten years so I missed a couple weeks of […]

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Is Your Liver Causing You to Gain Weight?

posted Tuesday, March 19, 2019

by: in Healthy Living

Recently I tuned into a live webinar with Dr. Alan Christianson, NMD, about why your liver may be playing a role in your inability to lose weight. I thought this was an interesting concept, because as Dr. Christianson mentions in this webinar, fatty liver is an extremely common condition, making weight loss difficult, perhaps even […]

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Trouble Sleeping? Here’s How You Can Improve Your Sleep Routine To Get a Better Night’s Rest

posted Sunday, February 3, 2019

by: in Healthy Living

In my clinical practice I see all kinds of patients with all different concerns, however, it is a rarity that I see someone who doesn’t or hasn’t had an issue with their sleep. Sleep concerns can be related to stress, a health condition, or poor sleep habits. If you consistently go to bed after midnight, […]

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Technology Then and Now

posted Monday, January 28, 2019

by: in Boomers

As I add on the years and become less nimble, I find that I need to be quicker on my feet as I dodge people who are more interested in looking at their phones than where they are going.  Is their left hand going to mutate so that it is permanently bent to better fit […]

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Winter Got You Down?

posted Thursday, January 24, 2019

by: in Healthy Living

Feeling sad, low mood, tired, irritable, anxious, not interested? You may have the “winter blues” also known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Other symptoms include: sugar cravings, difficulty concentrating, over sleeping, weight gain, and sometimes even suicidal thoughts. Seasonal affective disorder is a type of depression that is related to the change in seasons, typically […]

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How to Achieve your New Year’s Resolution Any Time of the Year!

posted Monday, January 14, 2019

by: in Fitness / Health

We’re officially 2 weeks into the New Year and if you’ve had the courage to start a New Year’s Resolution, I hope it’s going well for you and you’re sticking with it. Sadly, research has shown that most people abandon their New Year’s Resolution around the 3rd week of January because it becomes too much […]

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Upcoming Events at the Regent Theatre in Oshawa – January/February, 2019

posted Thursday, January 10, 2019

by: in Uncategorized

  Abbamania and Night Fever – January 19, 2019 ABBAMANIA is an all Canadian cast that is quoted as the #1 and largest production of ABBA in the world with a fantastic look, vocals and sound. A cast of studio musicians, ABBAMANIA recreates ABBA in concert. Their authentic costumes, vocal collaboration and stage performance exude an […]

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7 Ways to Stay Healthy This Holiday Season

posted Sunday, December 23, 2018

by: in Healthy Living

The holidays are just around the corner, the last thing you need to come down with a cold or flu. Here’s some tips for staying healthy this winter: 1. The obvious one: wash your hands, lots. Unfortunately, the winter is synonymous with cold and flu season. The last thing you need is to be sick […]

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Five Strategies to Boost your Mood and Health this Fall/Winter Season

posted Thursday, November 22, 2018

by: in Fitness / Health

It’s November and if you live in Ontario you know what that means – cold, grey days and very long nights. For many, it means waking up in the dark and coming home from work in the dark. The loss of daylight is quite a challenge for someone like me who can struggle with symptoms […]

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Durham Region 2019 Ontario Parasport Games FEBRUARY 8 – 10, 2019

posted Thursday, November 15, 2018

by: in Community

The Ontario Parasport Games is a program of the Government of Ontario, delivered by host municipalities, in partnership with the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport (MTCS). The Games promote public awareness of parasports and showcase Ontario’s best athletes. They provide host communities with an opportunity to make their communities more accessible and inclusive and […]

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