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Bacteria or virus – why does it matter?

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(NC) Bacteria and viruses can both cause infections. And fever. It is important to know the difference between the two. Antibiotics can treat the bacterial infection only. Brush up on your bacteria and virus facts. You will know what to do if you or your family gets sick. Bacteria. What am I dealing with? Bacteria […]

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Delays in Health Care for Elderly and Disabled Ontarians

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As the baby boomer population ages, Canada will be faced with increased pressure in terms of quality and timely care. Although there is a clear concern, it appears as though many elderly and disabled individuals are not receiving the care in which they currently require. Community Care Access Centres or CCAC, provides guidance, as well […]

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The True Cost of Family Caregiving

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When we think of the word cost, we generally associate it with finances. Once a family member requires assistance, financial cost is most certainly a contributing factor regarding care. Placing a loved one into a residential facility is expensive and many individuals do not want to force their mom or dad out of their family […]