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Surviving COVID-19 – a time for reflection

posted Tuesday, April 21, 2020

by: in Boomers

The COVID 19 epidemic reminded me of another flu epidemic when I was in elementary school. I remember a few days when there were only about five of us in our class. I think the rest had the flu. I did a search and found out that was a flu pandemic from 1957-1958. It was […]

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Protecting Your Mental Well-being During a Pandemic

posted Friday, April 17, 2020

by: in Healthy Living

We are hearing a lot about the directives from our local Public Health Units for protecting our physical health during this global pandemic. We can’t deny that these protocols and steps are absolutely necessary for ensuring not only our health, and the health of our family, but also the health of the community at large […]

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Do Plastics Really Impact my Hormones?

posted Monday, April 13, 2020

by: in Healthy Living

While we isolate at home, here are a few household chores that you might want to take time to explore. We are surrounded by plastics, from food and beverage storage containers, to product packaging, to cleaning products, and so much more. Have you ever stopped to think about the effect plastics can have on our […]

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Tips for Healthy Weight Loss: What to do When You Hit a Plateau

posted Tuesday, April 7, 2020

by: in Healthy Living

During this time of a pandemic, some people maybe eating more and exercising less, which could lead to an unexpected weight gain. At my clinic I see patients throughout the year who are looking to lose that excess weight, so I’ve compiled a list of tips to help patients achieve their weight loss goals while […]

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Drag Blingo… a fundraiser for Live Different Builds – Feb 7, 2020 (Oshawa)

posted Friday, January 31, 2020

by: in Community

Get ready for a Drag-o-rific night of laughs, lewks, prizes, and so much more all in support of Live Different Builds! You’ll be going wild as these amazing qweens strut their stuff on the stage – all while generously raising money to give a family in need a home. Forget about bingo halls where you […]

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Whitby Playdium features Amusement Games, Ropes Course, Bowling, Virtual Reality, and more

posted Friday, December 13, 2019

by: in Community

Attention fun-seekers! Just in time for the holidays, Whitby is now home to the ultimate playground to dream big and be bold with the opening of a reinvented Playdium entertainment complex. Located at the Whitby Entertainment Centrum at 75 Consumers Drive, the highly new complex offers over 32,000 square feet of pure fun for everyone […]

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Bakersville Animated Gingerbread Village – Dec 7 to 31, 2019 in Port Perry

posted Wednesday, December 4, 2019

by: in Community

An amazing group of volunteers have been putting together the Bakersville Animated Gingerbread Village at  the Scugog Memorial Public Library in Port Perry for the last 20 years.  It’s a very popular event and people from all over the GTA and other parts of Ontario (and Canada) annually come to visit it during the holiday […]

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Ways to Boost Your Iron Without Supplementing

posted Monday, December 2, 2019

by: in Healthy Living

Iron-deficiency anemia, or low iron is one of the most common health concerns I see on a regular basis in my clinic. About 20% of women, 50% of pregnant women, and 3% of men do not have enough iron in their body. The most common signs and symptoms of low iron levels are fatigue, shortness […]

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Not Feeling Well? Heal Yourself with Items Available at Your Local Grocer

posted Friday, November 1, 2019

by: in Healthy Living

Next time your down and out with a cold or flu, head to your local grocery store to pick up some of these herbs to boost your immune system naturally. Here are some of the best herbs that have healing properties and an affinity towards enhancing the body’s ability to cope with common illnesses, such […]

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October Deep Thoughts…on plants, and plant based foods

posted Wednesday, October 30, 2019

by: in Boomers

Where did September and then October go to?    In September we’re blessed with a beautiful month.  So will the arrival of cold be a big shock?   January seems about right for the arrival of the first cold.  In preparation for the cold, I have been moving my geraniums inside so I can enjoy them in […]

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