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ADHD, LD, Autism, Reading Struggles? How Neuroplasticity Can Change the Brain

ADHD, LD, Autism, Reading Struggles? How Neuroplasticity Can Change the Brain

When parents learn that their child has a learning disorder or ADHD their reaction is devastation. For years, science believed the brain was hardwired and could not be changed. Fortunately, neuroscience made the uplifting discovery that the brain can change and grow new neurons at any age. The key to the brain’s incredible ability to […]

 Lorraine Driscoll

Brain & Body Empowerment

Brain & Body Empowerment

A new understanding of the brain’s resilience and ability to change offers hope to anyone struggling with a brain disorder. Scientific research in the last two decades has shifted the age-old view that the brain is unchangeable, influenced mainly by genetics and operates separately from the body. Scientists have shown the brain can re-organize and […]

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Next Week Let’s Not Forget About Our Teeth & Gums

October 16th to 22nd is Community Health and Wellbeing Week, a province-wide initiative to raise awareness about building healthier, more vibrant communities for everyone living in Ontario. The theme this year is: Health Equity at the Centre. Health inequities mean some populations have higher rates of disease and die earlier than others, because of barriers […]

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Walk for Kidney Disease – Cornwall Hosts Annual Kidney Walk

   Cornwall, August 7, 2017:  The Kidney Foundation of Canada invites the community of Cornwall to sign up for the annual Kidney Walk on Sunday, September 10th, 2017 at the Lemoureux Park bandshell. Participants and volunteers can register themselves or walk teams online at www.kidneywalk.com. All donations raised by walk participants and sponsors will go […]

 Jason Setnyk

Eastern Ontario Health Unit offers free well water testing

Eastern Ontario Health Unit offers free well water testing

Cornwall Ontario – With the arrival of spring, the Eastern Ontario Health Unit (EOHU) is reminding the public that it provides a free well water testing service to households that get their drinking water from a residential well. Water quality can change over time, or it can happen suddenly and you may not notice a […]

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