Mental Health

 What Can You Do About Mental Illness? A powerful way to inspire hope is to share our stories Support people who are living with mental illness – keep asking them to socialize even if they mostly say no - it’s nice to know you care When weRead more

Prostate Cancer

prostate cancer

What is Prostate cancer? The prostate is located just below the bladder and in front of the rectum. It is about the size of a walnut and surrounds the urethra (the tube that empties urine from the bladder). It produces fluid that makes up a part of

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Tick Bites & Lyme Disease

Lyme disease –is an infection caused by the bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi. Humans and animals can be infected through tick bites, but not all ticks can carry the bacteria causing Lyme disease – ONLY black legged or deer ticks. Reported Cases of Lyme Disease in Ontario (2009 –

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Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease is a chronic and progressive movement disorder, meaning that symptoms continue and worsen over time. It is a neurodegenerative disease. Movement is normally controlled by dopamine, a chemical that carries signals between the nerves in the brain. When cells that normally produce dopamine die, the

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