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Healthy Oakland County

(PONTIAC, MI) – Oakland County is the 10th healthiest county in Michigan, ranking ahead of neighboring Wayne and Macomb counties in health outcomes, according to…


The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit building at Ouellette Avenue and Erie Street West in Windsor is seen in this file photo from 6 February 2017.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Long Term Care A Prime Concern

(WINDSOR, ON) – A new poll commissioned by labour union CLAC, and conducted by Ipsos, is said to have found widespread concern among Ontarians about…



Audrey Aarssen conducted the 1st of three group sessions at Tilbury Arena on 16 March 2017.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Group Sessions Designed To Help Women

(TILBURY, ON) – Two of three sessions of Courage to Change have been held at Tilbury Arena during the evenings of March 16 and 23….


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Ontario To Cover OPDIVO

(WINDSOR, ON) – Windsor-area cancer patients suffering difficult-to-treat tumour types of melanoma, lung, and kidney cancers now have a new option. The Ontario government has…


A T&T Salvage Inc. diver, wearing a positive pressure dive suit, is inspected by his coworkers prior to conducting dive operations for the Argo response in Lake Erie, 24 November 2015. Divers conducting operations during the Argo response are required to wear specialized dive suits designed for the utmost safety to the diver while ensuring flexibility, ease of decontamination, and chemical resistance.Photo courtesy of US Coast Guard and Edward Primeau.

Insecure Work Causes Stress

(WINDSOR, ON) – A new report links stress, caused by insecure work, to the mental and physical health of Ontario’s precarious workers. Precarious work is…


The remnants of a Russian-built T54 tank is seen in an Ethiopian village on 22 February 1999.Photo by Andrew Gault.

LaSalle Doctor Leads Team To Ethiopia

(LaSALLE, ON) – Dr Nick Krayacich, a local family physician, has been chosen by Rotary International officials to lead a Vocational Training Team in Ethiopia….



Projects Abroad is expecting an increased number of medical intern opportunities in 2017.Photo courtesy of Projects Abroad.

Interning Opportunities For Medical Personnel

(TORONTO, ON) – Projects Abroad continues to expand its medical reach into the developing world by offering a growing number of medical internships for volunteers….


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E. Coli Present In Soynut Butters

(OTTAWA, ON) – A food recall warning was issued on March 9, and has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was…