West Nile Virus – Symptoms and Health Effects {HEALTHY LIVING}

{Mosquito - Image source: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca} West Nile Virus has been a hot news topic of late, even here in the relatively cooler climate of Canada.  I thought I would take this opportunity to familiarize you with some West Nile Virus facts: … [Read more...]

How to reduce your risk of mosquito & tick bites

This is the time of year when we all love being outdoors as much as possible; camping, picnicking, hiking or just working or playing in the yard.  However, we are not alone, mosquitos and ticks also enjoy this time of year and their bites can cause a range of health problems, from itchiness and irritation to potentially serious diseases. {Mosquito - Image source: Alvesgaspar (CC)} Mosquitoes can bite at any time of the day, but most species are more active at dawn and dusk.  Ticks are often … [Read more...]

Keep your kids safe around household chemicals!

Chances are you have a variety of household chemical products at home, like cleaning liquids and powders, drain cleaners and paint. These can pose serious health risks to children if they are not used and stored properly. … [Read more...]

Healthy Living – DEATH LOVES PROCRASTINATION

Act.  There are so many ways you can Make Death Wait. … [Read more...]