Compassion Care Community Helps the Vulnerable

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The Windsor-Essex Compassion Care Community (WECCC) is a non-profit coalition that brings together over 300 champions and 100 agencies to provide a fully effective community care system for elderly and [. . . more]

Breast Cancer Survivors Improve Cognition with Exercise

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A pilot study was recently published which claims that increased physical activity helped boost breast cancer survivors’ memory and cognitive function. It’s known that increased physical activity improves cognition in [. . . more]

Mouth Bacteria Could Be Linked to Bowel Disease

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Although the human digestive tract is like an unobstructed tube, when it comes to the bacteria that live inside it, there are distinct territories within the tube that host specific [. . . more]

Reducing Salt in Your Diet Has Many Benefits

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Table salt consists of two elements, sodium and chloride, and both are essential for normal physiological functions. Sodium plays key roles in maintaining the water balance in our bodies and [. . . more]

Exercise Can Help You Quit Smoking

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A study published in the British Journal of Pharmacology in December 2017 suggests that even moderate intensity exercise reduces the severity of nicotine withdrawal symptoms in smokers. Researchers at St. George’s [. . . more]

Fish-Derived Omega-3 Best for Breast Cancer Prevention

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A new study reveals that omega-3s derived from fish are better than plant-based omega-3s for preventing the development of breast cancer. Researchers at the University of Guelph discovered that omega-3 [. . . more]

Alcohol Linked to Greater Risk of Cancer

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For those who enjoy it, drinking alcohol can be a way to relax and socialize. Over the years, research has highlighted a few health benefits associated with “moderate drinking”, meaning [. . . more]

Vitamin D Deficiency Increases Breast Cancer Risk

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A recent scientific abstract suggests breast cancer risk increases if deficient in the sunshine vitamin, and inversely that vitamin D can therefore prevent breast cancer . Researchers Manar Atoum and Foad Alzoughool published their findings in [. . . more]