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Creating instant curb appeal this fall

By Admin 23.10.2013

We have all heard you should not judge a book by its cover, but when it comes to real estate, homebuyers often base their decision to pursue a home on the condition of its exterior.

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A Wife’s Journey with prostate cancer Part 2

By Admin 18.09.2013

This morning we went to the cancer clinic to see the urologist and Wesley who carefully did his research and interviewed dozens of men who had the disease, had a multiple of questions for the doctor.

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Sustainable Housing: Lungs for Your House

By Admin 11.09.2013

Stale air, lingering odours and high humidity can happen in the best of homes and sometimes, simply opening a window can bring relief. When it’s mild outside and there is a breeze, opening a window can be beneficial. However, in Canada’s hot and cold climate this is not always practical or possible. Leaving a window open in mid-winter will add to your space heating costs, cause uncomfortable drafts and the window may freeze open. You also can’t filter the dust out of the air nor can you recover any of the heat that flows out an open window. Sometimes leaving a window open is a security or noise concern. Finally, you can’t control how much air enters through an open window or where it goes once it’s in your house.

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Ten steps to avoid diabetes-related amputation

By Admin 12.12.2012

It’s estimated that as many as 75 per cent of all diabetes-related amputations are preventable. This is good news. With obesity and diabetes on the rise in the U.S., amputation among high-risk populations is a looming public health risk. In particular, the amputation rate among the African-American and Latino communities is much higher than in other populations.

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Akwantu: the Journey returns to its Jamaican roots

Roy T. Anderson and Barbara Blake Hannah
By Admin 11.07.2012

The place was buzzing with excitement. The paparazzi were out too, and in full force. No doubt, this was a historical and newsworthy event – one for the ages. Armed with high-powered cameras, two photographers expertly worked the crowd that gathered outdoors under a canopy of brilliant sunshine gleaming through clear skies, and which glimmered neon-like through the webbing of tall coconut palm trees standing majestically off in the distance.

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Nurse practitioners provide health care at local clinic

Maurice Michelin and Tarek Towfeq
By Admin 28.04.2012

The Emery-Keelesdale Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic (EK-NPLC) will have its grand opening on Thursday, May 31. The clinic is the first of its kind in Toronto and clinical director, Maurice Michelin, paints a picture of a typical day and what new clients can expect to find during a visit:

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