ROMA calls for more local health services

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Rural communities are disproportionately impacted by Ontario’s healthcare crisis, according to a new report published by the Rural Ontario Municipal Association (ROMA).  The paper, titled...

EOHU releases first of six Regional Mental Health Survey Summaries

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submitted by EOHU On World Mental Health Day 2023, the Eastern Ontario Health Unit (EOHU) is excited to release the first in a series of...

Government debating euthanasia expansion for mental illness

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submitted by AARP On October 5, Parliament debated whether to proceed with expanding medical assistance in dying (MAiD) to those whose sole underlying medical condition...

Farmers encouraged to reach out for mental health supports

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by Sara Wood, Director, OFA Summer is a busy time on the farm. Whether we’re cutting hay or silage to feed our livestock next winter,...

Not every pain needs a pill

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How we wish there were better ways to treat pain. But scientists are struggling to find them. The very nature of pain remains elusive...

New strategy aims to address substance use

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submitted by EOHU Local community partners and people with lived substance use experience have come together to address issues related to substance use in Cornwall,...

MyChart connects patients to their health story

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submitted by Jane Adams Terry MacLellan and his family have lived in Barrhaven for 13 years, but they still think of Winchester District Memorial Hospital...

Periods – What’s Normal?

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submitted by Andrea Empey Like so many other teenage girls, I had no idea what to expect with my first period. I also did what...

The Importance of Spiritual Care

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submitted by Jane Adams Spiritual care is an important part of the support provided to each of our residents at Dundas Manor. Our Pastoral Care...

Cardiac symptoms for some women to watch for

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submitted by Louise Arsenault I was compelled to write about my own experience after hearing the news about the lady from Cape Breton, NS a few...

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