Month: January 2023

Feeling sick? Remember the rules of etiquette

Posted by on January 30, 2023 in COVID-19, Health Education, Information

It is still cold and flu season which means we must all continue to be mindful of some simple rules to limit the spread of common sicknesses.   Feeling sick? […]

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Looking for infant and children’s medication?

Posted by on January 25, 2023 in COVID-19, Health Education, Information

Is your family struggling to find over-the-counter infant and children’s medication, like acetaminophen (Tylenol) and ibuprofen (Advil and Motrin) products? 💊   Compound pharmacies in your area may be able […]

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January is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Posted by on January 23, 2023 in eldercare, geriatric, Health Education, Information

Alzheimer’s Disease is a type of dementia that affects the brain causing problems with memory, thinking, and behaviour. During Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, take time to learn more about this devastating […]

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Healthy eating is more than the foods you eat

Posted by on January 20, 2023 in Health Education, Information, Nutrition

The Canadian Food Guide advises there is more to healthy eating than what’s on your plate.🍽️ 🤔 Be mindful of your eating habits–aware of how, why, when & what you […]

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Edmonton area Primary Care Networks work together to offer a wide range of free, resolution-worthy health classes, online and in-person! Sign up today.

Have one or two fresh ideas about becoming happier, healthier, and more fit in 2023? Our Primary Care Network and other PCNS in the Edmonton area collaborated to offer free, […]

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National Non Smoking Week

It’s national #NonSmokingWeek. 🚭 Quitting smoking is one of the best things someone can do for their health and to reduce the risk of lung cancer. If you need help […]

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Blue Monday

Posted by on January 16, 2023 in Health Education, Information, Mental Health

Are you still feeling the post-holiday blues? You’re likely not alone. Today is #BlueMonday. Today is widely considered one of the saddest days of the year as social calendars quiet […]

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Getting the influenza vaccine later is better than not getting it at all

Posted by on January 16, 2023 in Health Education, Information

It’s always best to get your flu shot early in the season, but making it one of your new year resolutions still pays off. It’s still flu season well into […]

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Importance of strength training

Posted by on January 12, 2023 in Cardiovascular, Exercise, Health Education, Information

Research shows strength training may enhance your quality of life and improve your ability to do everyday activities. Strength training and building muscle can also: protect your joints from injury contribute […]

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Winter Activities

It can be tough to be active in the winter season, between the colder temperatures, icy sidewalks and shorter daylight hours. But don’t forget – staying #active helps improve your […]

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