Breastfeeding
Health tipsMay 2017

Get into the flow of breastfeeding

Whatever your perspective on breastfeeding, you’re bound to benefit from the information that the JGH Patient & Family Resource Centre.

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Vegetables
Health tipsMay 2017

Starting fresh for spring with healthier eating

Aside from helping us to maintain a healthy weight and avoid certain health problems, a proper diet can even contribute to nourishing our brain and stabilizing our moods.

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Sun
Health tipsNovember 2016

Keep your sunny side up during dark winter days

By the time winter hits us with all of its sombre force, daylight hours can decrease by as much as 60 per cent, and this means a major drop in our intake of vitamin D.

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Cancer and Work
Health tipsNovember 2016

Easing cancer survivors back into the work force

You’ve waged a tough battle against cancer—and you’ve won. Congratulations! But what happens now that you’re ready to go back to work?

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Questions about your medication can be answered by your local pharmacist, such as those in the Proxim outlet at the Jewish General Hospital.
Health tipsOctober 2016

Taking those first crucial steps toward reliable healthcare info

When you have a health problem, you may actually have two problems: The first is your health, and second is deciding where to go and with whom to speak.

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Vegetables
April 2016Health tips

Grow your way to a healthier you!

Why not top up your plate with produce that you’ve grown yourself?

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Sleep
April 2016Health tips

Aside from making you feel good, sleep is essential to overall health

Sleeplessness is more just than an inconvenience. Adequate sleep is a key component of a healthy lifestyle, and too little of it can have serious consequences.

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Household chemicals
Health tipsSeptember 2015

Make your house a “home safe home”

Even with the arrival of great summer weather, we still spend a lot of time indoors. That’s why it’s always the season to make sure our homes are safe and healthy.

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Publications
Health tipsSeptember 2015

Your trusted source of healthcare information

An abundance of informative and reliable material on a wide array of healthcare topics is right at your fingertips, thanks to the librarians of the JGH Patient & Family Resource Centre.

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Hands
Health tipsSpring 2015

Is your skin irritated?
Don’t make any rash assumptions

Now that winter has finally released its grip on us, it’s tempting to think we’re done with dry, itchy skin for a while. But sometimes the cold weather isn’t to blame.

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