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I know the flu vaccine doesn't fully protect me or my family from getting the flu. It is just one of the many strategies that I use during flu season to keep us healthy like frequent hand washing, adequate rest and a balanced diet. Vaccination decisions are a touchy subject for many people, so here's a snapshot of recent research..
Over the years, Autism Canada has talked to thousands of parents and there has been a similar refrain. Early diagnosis didn't happen for their children because too many well-intentioned health practitioners and educators dismissed early red flags and parental concerns in favour of a "wait and see" approach.
Parenting expert Alyson Schafer shares coping strategies for helping children deal with anxiety.
I recall sitting on the ground at the back of a church in a crouched position. Tears flowed down my face as I whimpered. It was one of those days again -- a day that I did not want to see or talk to anyone; a day that I just wanted to go to sleep and never wake up again.
According to Public Health Agency of Canada, four-million Canadians will come down with food poisoning this year. Fortunately, most recover but some do not. While some cases result from improper food handling at restaurants or at home, many are caused by products purchased at the grocery store.
An oft-cited phrase in pandemic disease planning is that it's not a question of "if," but "when." There are countless epidemics
A new strain of the swine flu virus called A(H3N2) may now be spreading through person-to-person contact, the Public Health
Hypertension or high blood pressure is projected to affect more than a quarter of Canadian adults within two years, a new