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5 Ways to Winterize Your Skin.

Winter is fast approaching. Cold weather, wind chill, reflective damage from snow, dry homes and offices zap moisture and make skin feel dry, chapped, cracked and even itchy. It’s time to winterize your skin. It’s time to change your routine. Here’s how. 1) Exfoliation Exfoliate regularly to remove the top layer of dead skin. This

Text Neck

There was a recent (March 25, 2017) article in The Toronto Star by Emma Teitel on the hazards of cell phones. To quote, “…we saw lots of wonderful things, but chief among them was the sky -something you don’t see very often when your face is buried in a smartphone.” The author went on to

How To Protect Your Skin

HOW TO PROTECT YOUR SKIN by Kathleen Browne, RN, BScN   Our skin is the largest organ in the human body.   The one we give the least amount of thought too, until we are not looking the way we remember ourselves. It all starts to change from: exposure to the elements (sun, wind, rain,

The Tipping Point

The Tipping Point by Edward Tonus, RMT With apologies to William Shakespeare, To Tip or not to Tip, that is the question… There is currently a heated discussion on Facebook through one of our associations (RMTAO) on accepting tips. One of the members posted about the recent ruling by the CRA: https://ca.finance.yahoo.com/news/cra-crackdowns-incentive-for-service-workers-to-declare-tips-on-taxes-202545812.html about whether you

Do You Have PC Posture

Do You Have PC Posture? When computers first arrived (IBM introduced the home computer in 1981), they were supposed to allow us to have more leisure time –let’s all laugh at the same time. HA HA! With the advent of computer technology and the increased expectation in productivity, there were more health-related problems associated with

Are Cellphones Dangerous?

Advice from Dr Roizen and Dr Oz: Q: Is there a consensus on the effects of holding cellphones to our ears? A: Cellphones do emit electromagnetic radiation that penetrates your body, affecting the cells in ways that may cause them to turn cancerous. Children’s smaller bodies are even more vulnerable because their tissue absorbs more

Looking For A Therapist

Looking for a Therapist can be a daunting task. You could ask a neighbor or a friend for a recommendation, but what if you are new to an area or just plain shy. Here are some suggestions that you may find beneficial: 1. Is the clinic clean 2. Are the colors warm and inviting, because

WORLD DIABETES DAY

WORLD DIABETES DAY November 14th is WORLD DIABETES DAY, and here are some things that YOU can do to prevent becoming afflicted with Diabetes: 1. Lifestyle Changes – healthy body weight and moderate physical activity 2. Weight Loss – improves insulin resistance and reduces hypertension 3. Physical Activity – maintaining weight loss and is linked

WELLNESS BONUS

From the Health Desk of Laurie Jennings, Associate Editor of Chatelaine magazine (November 2013) I feel so lucky to have amazing health coverage through my work. Believe me, I take advantage of it all -and then some! The reason is simple: Study after study shows immense benefits are linked with therapies like Massage (less stress,

TIGHT ENOUGH

TIGHT ENOUGH As part of the Running Room training, we stretch before and after a run. Our group of 10 wannabe runners take our spot at the entrance of Kew Gardens while we follow Charles as he leads us into various stretches. Starting with large steps to get your legs limber and heart pumping, then

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