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COVID-19 Peaks In Quebec With +/- 300 Cases 1 Day

Quebec has confirmed close to 300 COVID-19 cases in the province. This is the 5th consecutive day where there have been over 200 coronavirus cases in a 24-hour period! There was one death in the past day, and another three on Sunday, as reported at 6 PM on September 14. Sante Quebec continues to remind […]

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6 Daily Habits That Will Keep Your Muscles Strong

Having strong muscles is important to overall health. And, when you’re healthy, you look and feel better. Here are six simple steps to take each day to keep your muscles strong. 1 ) Build Muscles Your heart, mind, and your joints will thank you for building muscles. You don’t have to lift heavy weights and […]

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Legionnaires’ Disease Cases in Montreal, Could Go Undiagnosed Due to COVID-19

Legionnaires’ disease has COVID-19 commonalities and may be overlooked during these times. But, new cases of the disease have emerged in Montreal in the last few weeks. Doctors are asked to be on the lookout for legionnaires’ disease, which can cause pneumonia. Legionnaires’ disease is a severe form of pneumonia — lung inflammation usually caused […]

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Benefits of the Keto Diet – What is the Ketogenic Diet

Keto, keto, keto – it’s all we hear about lately, but what is the ketogenic diet anyway? And what are the benefits of the keto diet? The ketogenic diet is a diet restricting certain foods, like all diets. But, it requires eating lots of healthy fats, some protein, and just a few carbs. The goal […]

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Acute Flaccid Myelitis: Polio-like Condition Resurgence in Canada & US

Parents should be on the lookout for a polio-like condition that can paralyze young kids. Though a rare condition, Acute Flaccid Myelitis or AFM, health officials worry that a rise in cases during the pandemic could complicate matters. Although AFM is not new, it has doctors concerned because it peaks every other year. The last […]

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Health Canada Hand Sanitizers Recall List Up to 51 Brands

Since the beginning of the pandemic, Canadians have been scrambling to find hand sanitizers. Unfortunately, at first, they were difficult to come by. The number one brand, Purell, seemed to have disappeared, but lots of others made their way on the market. And, now Health Canada hand sanitizers recall list includes 51 products! But are […]

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Israel Reopened Schools When COVID Subsided, But It Was A Disaster

The world is trying to get back to normal amid the pandemic and one way is to reopen schools. The Quebec government is also pushing for the reopening of schools in the fall, but is it safe? When Israel had COVID-19 under control, they decided it would be safe to reopen their schools in May, […]

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Still Disinfecting Everything? You Might Be Wasting Your Time

Throughout the pandemic we have heard that one thing works and then it doesn’t, leaving many of us confused and with a false sense of security. According to some, they only feel safe when spraying Lysol disinfecting spray and wiping down all surfaces with wipes, alcohol, and the like. But is that really making us […]

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Is it Safe to Go to a Barbecue During COVID-19?

It’s important to be as safe as possible whenever you’re planning an outing or a party at home. Here’s what the experts are saying with regards to the question, “is it safe to go to a barbecue during COVID-19?” It’s kind of hard to imagine a summer without even just one barbecue but lots of […]

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Is it Safe to Go to the Beach During the Pandemic?

During the pandemic, rules change every day and scientists are learning more and more about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). And now, experts are answering important questions, like is it safe to go to the beach during the pandemic now? With many activities canceled because of the pandemic and social distancing rules, people are looking for […]