How to stay safe this Halloween, tips for teens & young adults! {Healthy Living}

I've been seeing lots of great tips for keeping the little ones safe this Halloween.  Being a mom of grown children, I started searching for tips to keep all the young adults safe too. Photo credit - gaudiramone, on Flickr (CC) … [Read more...]

Take Influenza Seriously – Get the Shot! {Healthy Living}

Photo attribution: Government of Canada  Influenza Immunization - "The Flu Shot" Seasonal Flu - What is it? Influenza, or the flu, is a common and highly contagious, infectious respiratory disease that affects the nose, throat and lungs. Influenza viruses can change rapidly. That’s why there is a new flu shot made every year to protect against the circulating virus strains. Seasonal Flu - Symptoms … [Read more...]

HEALTHY LIVING – Let’s get physical…physical activity that is!

Physical activity is something that everyone can do. You don't need to run a marathon or spend hours at a gym. Look for simple ways to be physically active every day. You could: … [Read more...]

How to Barbecue a Safe Burger

Many of us will be barbecuing in the upcoming summer months; steaks, chicken, fish, pork and lots of hamburgers.  Did you know, eating undercooked ground beef  may result in a type of food poisoning commonly referred to as hamburger disease? The medical name for hamburger disease is Haemorrhagic Colitis. This disease is a type of food poisoning caused by a bacteria called E.coli 0157:H7. Also known as just E.coli, it can be found in many foods including meat, and especially in ground … [Read more...]