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WHY WHY STANNAH? STANNAH?

From the time, you contact us to the time your stairlift is installed, Stannah treats you like family. We are committed to quality engineering, craftmanship, safety and reliability. Having you, our customers, safely navigating the stairs in the home you love remains our primary focus. What are the safety features? We’re very proud to provide a smooth safe ride with features like our state of the art obstruction detection sensors and our specialized post-in-hole seat [...]

2019-03-06T15:02:45-04:00March 6th, 2019|Health|0 Comments

Dental Hygienists… Your Partners in Prevention for Overall Health

What is a Dental Hygienist? Dental hygienists are primary oral health care professionals who provide clinical assessments and therapy, oral health education, and offer health promotion strategies to people of all ages. Where are Dental Hygienists Educated? Dental hygienists are educated at universities and colleges across Canada. Dental hygiene students study the following key topics: anatomy and physiology, microbiology and infection control, health promotion and disease prevention, and nutrition and health. While most dental hygienists [...]

2019-03-06T14:22:38-04:00March 6th, 2019|Health|0 Comments

Get the Right Help at the Right Time

Navigating the Complexities of a Medical Crisis Away from Home! For 30 years Angels of Flight has helped Canadians get the emergency medical care they need when they’re away from home. Providing access to qualified healthcare professionals, travellers can rest easy knowing they will get the right help at the right time. Angels of Flight Canada knows every second counts in a medical emergency. These situations require a prompt connection to a Canadian Healthcare Professional [...]

2019-03-05T18:22:44-04:00March 5th, 2019|Health|0 Comments

The Original Unheated Raw Honey

The Original Unheated Raw Honey Chances are you’ve heard that “raw” or “unpasteurized” honey is a healthier alternative to the mass-produced and pasteurized honey that’s so readily available at big-chain supermarkets. Pasteurization is a heat-treatment that keeps honey in its liquid form for longer, but also nullifies the taste, the aroma, and the enzymes that are responsible for honey’s antibacterial qualities. But few, apart from industry insiders, know that even honey labelled [...]

2018-04-24T20:39:42-04:00April 24th, 2018|Health|0 Comments

What the “O” in OHIP Really Means

What the “O” in OHIP Really Means We take for granted that our Ontario health card (or “OHIP”) covers many of our medical expenses here in Ontario. But what kind of coverage does it get us in other Canadian provinces? We all put travel insurance on our list when we’re heading to an exotic locale. Most of us think of it if we’re heading to the U.S. But within Canada? We typically [...]

2018-04-24T13:58:07-04:00April 24th, 2018|Canada, Health, Ontario|0 Comments

HEALTHY SNACK FOR YOUR HOLIDAY TRAVEL

HEALTHY SNACK FOR YOUR HOLIDAY TRAVEL Healthy Snacks for your Holiday Travel Whether you are rushing to the airport, exploring a new city or tackling a great outdoor adventure, keeping your energy levels up will allow you to make the most of your next trip. Bounce Protein Balls offer 100% natural energy foods in many great flavours, making them an easy grab & go choice to toss in your bag. Travelers also love [...]

2017-11-21T18:36:55-04:00November 21st, 2017|Health|0 Comments

HOT DETOX FRITTATA

HOT DETOX FRITTATA  2 tbsp                                              coconut oil, divided 2 cups                                              finely chopped leeks 1 1⁄2 cups                           [...]

2017-11-21T18:44:55-04:00November 21st, 2017|Health|0 Comments

Motion Sickness 101

Motion Sickness 101 WHY IT'S SO DEVASTATING When it hits, motion sickness is upsetting for you and your loved ones, disrupting events, your travel plans and dreams. Dealing with symptoms like nausea, dizziness, vomiting or headache can be personally embarrassing and worrisome for those travelling with you. WHAT'S ACTUALLY HAPPENING Motion sickness is a common occurrence for many people during travel. The continuous, slow and prolonged motion on boats and in vehicles increases [...]

2017-10-13T19:51:19-04:00October 13th, 2017|Health|0 Comments

Give the Gift of a Ste. Anne’s Spring

Give the Gift of a Ste. Anne’s Spring As memories of winter melt away and colourful crocuses pop out of the earth, we walk with more spring in our steps and feel the urge to spring into action. Small wonder the word “spring” is a verb as well as a noun. Spring is the perfect time and Ste. Anne’s the perfect place to hit “reset” for body and soul. It is an idyllic [...]

2017-05-04T17:50:05-04:00May 4th, 2017|Health|0 Comments

Scleroderma: Hard Word. Harder Disease.

Scleroderma: Hard Word. Harder Disease. There are few certainties about scleroderma — one of the most common rare diseases in Canada. The first symptoms are often in the fingers, but not always. Scleroderma can scar internal organs, harden skin, cause stiff joints, damage lungs and cause kidney failure, or not. It can be chronic, but sometimes, it can be fatal. We know it is a connective tissue disorder that results in excessive scar [...]

2017-05-04T17:35:59-04:00May 4th, 2017|Health|0 Comments