Category Archives: Health Awareness Months

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month ~ October 2016


National Breast Cancer ~A perfect time to have mammogram
All women are at risk of getting breast cancer and as you age your risk increases. On average, one in seven women will get breast cancer over a 90-year life span Continue reading

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Health Awareness ~ World Glaucoma Week ~ March 6th. to March 12th. 2016


Glaucoma is an eye disease, and one of the most common causes of blindness that affects one in a hundred Canadians and three million Americans over the age of forty; the disease is caused by pressure in the eye. Continue reading

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October is ADD and ADHD Awareness Month


Recognizing the Signs and Symptoms of ADD and ADHD:

It is normal for children to occasionally daydream during class, act without thinking, and forget their homework or get fidgety at the dinner table. However, impulsivity, hyperactivity and inattention, are also signs of ADD or ADHD.
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April Is Cancer Awarness Month ~ April 2015


April Is Cancer Awarness Month ~ April 2015 ~As your faith is strengthened you will find that there is no longer the need to have a sense of control, that things will flow as they will, and that you will flow with them, to your great delight and benefit. ~Emmanuel Continue reading

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October is Child Abuse Prevention Month in Ontario


The following are a few update facts on child abuse:
◾235,842 child maltreatment investigations are conducted across Canada in a year (2008 is the last year for which numbers have been tabulated).
◾75% of all cases were children younger than 11, and most cases involved exposure to family violence or neglect
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February is Heart and Stroke Awareness Month


The Heart and Stroke Foundation plays a leading role in the tracking and development of applicable and current statistics on heart disease and stroke in Canada, as well as their related risk factors. Continue reading

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April Is Cancer Awarness Month ~ April 2013


Cancer is a word that everyone dreads and is fearful of hearing; yet most of us have been touched by cancer whether it is you or a loved one has been diagnosed. Over the years research has done wonders. In many cases having cancer would mean that you have been diagnosed with a terminal illness. People today however have endless information that advises them of up-to-date information on treatments and prevention and cancer is no longer a death sentence. Continue reading

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March 2013 ~is Easter Seals Awareness Month


March is Easter Seals Awareness Month by Sylvia McGrath Helping children with disabilities gain gr
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February is Heart and Stroke Awareness Month –


A Stroke is one of the main causes of adult disability and the third leading cause of death next to cancer and heart disease Continue reading

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February is Heart and Stroke Awareness Month


The Heart and Stroke Foundation plays a leading role in the tracking and development of applicable and current statistics on heart disease and stroke in Canada, as well as their related risk factors. Continue reading

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