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Canadian AIDS Society honoured by Our Own Health Centre

May, 2016

In 1986, during the darkest days of the AIDS epidemic, a group of gay men on the front lines of the battle decided they had to do more than watch their friends die – they founded the Canadian AIDS Society (CAS). It was a time when gay men were dying in droves while medical professionals […]

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Women’s Health: Your Hormones Matter & So Do You

30 June, 2014

Join us to uncover the importance of hormone balance to women’s health, from PMS and perimenopause to menopause and beyond. Hormones impact everything from mood, energy, sleep, memory and eating behavior. Learn about commonly overlooked health issues that impact women’s lives and what you can do about it. Space is limited – Pre registration is […]

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Editorial

A MATTER OF HEALTH

November, 2013

EDITORIAL: WHY HEALTH MATTERS A host of mental and physical threats face the GLBTQ* population; but how do we separate the myths and prejudice from reality? With World AIDS Day coming up on Dec. 1 and the holidays just around the corner, it’s not surprising that our minds are turning to our health. We all know that calls to suicide prevention lines and reports of stress and depression increase during the festive months. The problem is even bigger for closeted members of the GLBTQ* community, and especially for our youth, among whom suicide is substantially higher than in the general population.

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Opinions & Features

HEALTH – Do I Really Need a Personal Trainer?

September, 2010

Sure it costs a bit but it will get you there faster and safer.

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Opinions & Features

HEALTH – Are chocolate and red wine actually healthy?

September, 2010

Choosing healthy foods is still as simple as eating your greens.

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Basics to Healthy Eating Workshop

30 June, 2014

There are four simple steps when it comes to eating healthy: Plan, Shop, Cook & Enjoy! This workshop will go over the basics of healthy eating, including how to plan well, shop smart and cook healthy for you and your family. Space is limited – Pre registration is required by calling (204) 477-1123. This is […]

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Entertainment

Health and porn bound together

November, 2013

HEALTH AND SAFETY IN WINNIPEG'S PORN INDUSTRY If the U.S. has a trade association to help contribute to regulations in the adult entertainment industry and three performers contracted HIV in about a month, what does this mean for performers in Manitoba who don’t have an association to help keep them safe and healthy?

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Opinions & Features

HEALTH – Do vitamins and supplements really help?

September, 2010

Vitamins and supplements must show the type, source and potency of ingredients.

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Opinions & Features

HEALTH – A basic guide to alternative health care

September, 2010

Make sure you go in with your eyes open. Don't trust claims that don't make sense.

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Opinions & Features

HEALTH – Alternative Therapies: Miraculous Or Moonshine?

September, 2010

Alternative medicine includes therapies with a historical, cultural or religious basis.

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