Wellness

Read the latest wellness tips and news for any Kitchener resident. Learn about any health threats and how to stay ahead of them.
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Fresh ground beef is packed at a local butcher shop, October 1, 2012 in Levis, Que. The federal government has approved the sale of ground beef that...
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Ottawa approves sale of irradiated ground beef

Health Canada approves sale of irradiated ground beef, says can reduce bacteria

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Canada | Feb 20, 2017
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Kids at OD risk when opioids in home: study

Young kids at risk of opioid overdose from adult prescriptions in household: study

Canada | Feb 17, 2017

Canada lags other nations in wait times: report

Canada ranks low in international comparison of patient wait times: report

Canada | Feb 15, 2017
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Melatonin in supplements can vary widely from labels

Amounts of melatonin in supplements can vary widely from what's on labels: study

Canada | Feb 10, 2017

Schizophrenia: What the experts say

Schizophrenia: What the experts say as Greyhound bus beheader wins release

Canada | Feb 10, 2017

Sugary drinks pose threat to health: study

Sugary drink consumption predicted to harm Canadians' health, cost economy: study

Health Care | Jul 27, 2016
Visitation expanded

Visiting hours expanded to 24/7

There are no longer time constraints for people trying to visit admitted patients at local hospitals.

Kitchener Post | by Laurie Snell
Jun 24, 2016

WEALTH MATTERS: Poor financial health can make you feel physically ill

Studies have shown that people dealing with financial stress are more likely to suffer other health issues, such as...

Metroland Media | Add Comment | by Randy Cass
May 10, 2016

Five questions about stem-cell transplants in Ontario

Ontario Health Minister Eric Hoskins has pledged to fix a fatally flawed system for providing allogeneic stem-cell...

OurWindsor.Ca | Add Comment | by Diana Zlomislic
May 09, 2016

Drinking diet soda while pregnant impact’s infant’s weight, study suggests

New Canadian study of more than 3,000 moms and infants raises red flags about artificial sweeteners

OurWindsor.Ca | Add Comment | by Lauren Pelley
Mar 23, 2016

12 ways to keep fit with the family

Family time has been reduced to winding down in front of the TV at the end of a long day. It’s time to put our multi-tasking...

Oakville Beaver | Add Comment | by Pam Molnar
Mar 23, 2016

Build better bones: Fortify your child against Osteoporosis

You know that kids grow healthy and strong through exercise and proper nutrition, but did you know that childhood is prime...

Metroland Media | Add Comment | by Heather Lee Leap
Feb 25, 2016

HEART HEALTH: Do you know what to do in the event of a heart attack?

The most important thing you need to do is the reach the hospital as quickly as possible -- this will increase the chance of...

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Feb 22, 2016

HEART HEALTH: 4 basic heart attack facts everyone should know

Heart attack is directly responsible for about 10% of all deaths in Canada every year.

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Feb 22, 2016

HEART HEALTH: Symptoms can occur days before a heart attack

Most heart attack victims feel some symptoms in the days leading up to the attack.

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Feb 18, 2016

HEART HEALTH: 7 simple lifestyle changes that reduce risk of heart disease

According to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, 9 out of 10 Canadians have at least one risk factor for heart disease or...

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Feb 15, 2016

HEART HEALTH: Blood clots are more serious than you think

Unnecessary blood clotting and blockage of blood flow can lead to serious and sometimes dangerous problems.

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