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What is Energy Healing?

What is Energy Healing?

This emerging form of complementary and alternative medicine is not a modern concept or approach. The origins are found throughout the ancient world. Early medical practitioners believed that when the energy within the body was out of balance, people became ill. In Asian countries, medical people felt the only way to a healthy body was in

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Strategies in the Workplace

Mental Health is a topic that has gained more attention each year with awareness campaigns, videos, and with public figure profiles. But most medium to small businesses still struggle to implement mental health strategies within their workplaces. The Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) has recently released a report focused on helping businesses develop such strategies

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Black Mold More Common Than You Think

Black mold can be a scary and dangerous thing. It sneaks up in places that we can sometimes neglect in our daily cleaning routines, and it is more common than you think. Black mold can cause an allergic reactions, headaches, nausea, rashes and chronic coughing. Plus it poses risk to your home or cottage as

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What Worrying Is

Worry. Stress. Anxiety. These are words that people are acquainted all too well with. When we worry, become stressed, or allow anxiety to build up within us, we are allowing negative emotions such as fear to control our thoughts and eventually our behaviors. Worry comes from our fear of not knowing and the fact that

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Youth Grief Support Community Care Health & Care Network

The loss of a loved one is life-altering at any time and can be especially challenging for young people who experience the death of a parent, sibling, grandparent or close friend. Local youth who have been through such experiences can be assured of assistance at a trying time, thanks to recent generous support from the

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Independent Living with Special Needs

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Last month we talked about supported independent living for those adults with an intellectual disability who require minimal support in their daily lives. For the adults who only require a little help, such as managing their finances and maybe a check-in once a day, there are various options available, however, there

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Most Influential Woman in Air Ambulance Services 2017

Drawing on over 29 years’ experience, Angels of Flight Canada Inc. is a 100% Canadian owned business that serves travellers around the globe who experience a medical emergency including injury or illness, supporting the needs or healthcare providers, hospitals, a variety of government agencies, insurers, businesses, and families. Gail Courneyea talks us through the firm

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Are You Prepared for a Sudden Cardiac Arrest Incident?

I believe, as a paramedic and President of Padcore Plus, that some of the public have misconceptions regarding Automated External Defibrillators (AED). For example, an Automated External Defibrillator will not restart the heart. It will however stop the heart from a life-threatening rhythm called Ventricular Fibrillation. Sudden Cardiac Arrest can happen to anyone anywhere at

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