Health

May Contain Nuts – May ‘Permission vs Restriction’

May 10, 2018 @ 08:03 Do you ever find you are “allowing” yourself to have a treat, or having a “cheat day”? If your everyday dietary regime requires a cheat day, then maybe you should break-up! You are evidently unhappy and unable to sustain the diet trends you are following! Quit restricting yourself! Although we are adults, we act just ...

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Le RLISS du Nord-Est appuie une nouvelle clinique de soins primaires qui desservira White River et la Première Nation Pic Mobert

May 9, 2018 @ 08:18 Une nouvelle équipe de professionnels de la santé améliorera l’accès des résidents de White River et de la Première Nation Pic Mobert à des soins de santé de grande qualité, plus près de chez eux.   Une nouvelle clinique dirigée par du personnel infirmier praticien reliera les membres des communautés de White River et de ...

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LDHCF Donor Recognition Celebration 2018

May 4, 2018 @ 08:33 On Sunday, April 29th, the Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation held its annual Donor Recognition Celebration. Gratitude was expressed to donors and the names newly inscribed on the “In-Memory” Donor Board were respectfully acknowledged. To date, the Foundation has donated over $415,000 to the hospital for the purchase of medical equipment and other equipment needed ...

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The Mixing Spoon – Wawa’s Community Kitchen

May 2, 2018 @ 08:20   The Wawa community kitchen has officially been established!! We are a registered non-profit called “The Mixing Spoon”. We had a logo contest for high school students, and Abiguel Jones was the winner. So, what is The Mixing Spoon you ask? We are a community kitchen. And if that still leaves you confused, this community ...

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Wawa’s Indoor Walking Program Ends for Season

Apr 25, 2018 @ 08:17 The Wawa Indoor Walking Program ends tomorrow for the season. Walking Coordinator Shelly Duplessis would like to thank all those who came out to walk, and the health service providers for their visits. See you next year! Shelly Duplessis

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Together For Respect Rally

Apr 19, 2018 @ 08:21   Yesterday Wawa residents saw a rally at the Lady Dunn Health Centre. Health care workers employed by Ontario hospitals rallied across the province asking for respect and fairness in negotiations with the employers’ umbrella group, the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA).   “In an exceptional show of solidarity, unions and workers across Ontario are taking action ...

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Charity Hockey Donates to the LDHC Foundation

Apr 18, 2018 @ 11:00 On Tuesday, April 10th staff members from the Wawa Family Health Team, the Lady Dunn Health Centre and the Algoma Paramedic Services were invited to participate in a charity hockey game. Players donated whatever they wished to the cause. A total of $440.00 was raised from the event. The LDHC Foundation would like to extend ...

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Liberal government fails to address unique health needs of Northern Ontario residents

Apr 17, 2018 @ 18:01 During question period, Algoma-Manitoulin MPP, Michael Mantha, asked the Liberal premier why the government continues to neglect the unique needs of northern Ontario communities after discovering a low-income constituent suffering from chronic pain is being forced to travel almost seventy kilometres to an emergency room, three times a week, just to refill his required prescription ...

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Healthcare underfunding puts Sudbury hospital jobs on chopping block

Apr 17, 2018 @ 14:42 Following news that Sudbury’s Health Sciences North intends to cut 76 more full-time jobs in order to balance the books, Ontario NDP health critic, France Gélinas blamed the Liberal government’s 15 years of healthcare cuts and budget freezes for the job losses being planned at the Sudbury hospital.   “This premier’s inadequate hospital funding has ...

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May Contain Nuts – The Fullness Equation

Apr 9, 2018 @ 08:24 Ever find yourself snacking just after supper, or lunch? You pick a little here and a little there, and before you know it your snacking has turned into another meal. Maybe your previous meal did not leave you full and satisfied. Enter the fullness equation! Having meals that contain both fibre & protein helps us ...

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NCU Delegates Group helps launch the Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation’s “Spring Ahead to Better Health Care”

Mar 28, 2018 @ 09:21   The Northern Credit Union Delegates Group helped to launch the Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation’s “Spring Ahead to Better Health Care” campaign with a donation of $350.00.  To date the Northern Credit Union Delegates Group has donated a total of $7,207.00.   The Spring Campaign flyers have been distributed through the post office. All donations ...

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