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  • Plenty can, and does go wrong, when it comes to feet
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 12 Jan 2007, p. 3     When buying new walking shoes, don't let the category of "running" scare you away. While fitting shoes at Feet in Motion, we hear it all the time: "I don't need a running shoe, I don't run!" The truth is the running category of athletic shoes is where you'll find some ...
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 12 Jan 2007, p. 3   When buying new walking shoes, don't let the category of "running" scare you away. While fitting shoes at Feet in Motion, we hear it all the time: "I don't need ...
  • Fibromyalgia diagnosis leads local woman on mission of awareness
    Newspaper  Depko, Tina, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 16 Jun 2006, p. 8     Carol Pierce of Georgetown was diagnosed with fibromyalgia in 1991 and she explains it in simple terms when people ask her about the disease. "Very simply, it is overall pain that is fairly constant," she said. "It is basically chronic pain and chronic fatigue combined. You don't sleep, so you ...
    Newspaper  Depko, Tina, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 16 Jun 2006, p. 8   Carol Pierce of Georgetown was diagnosed with fibromyalgia in 1991 and she explains it in simple terms when people ask her about the disease. "Very simply, it is overall pain ...
  • Acton branch of Cancer Society plans Relay for Life event
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 23 Aug 2006, p. 24     Do you enjoy spending time with your friends and having fun all the while supporting a good cause? If you do, come for a night of fun, friendship and fundraising at the first annual Relay for Life to be held at Rockmosa Community Centre in Rockwood. The event on Friday, ...
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 23 Aug 2006, p. 24   Do you enjoy spending time with your friends and having fun all the while supporting a good cause? If you do, come for a night of fun, friendship and fundraising ...
  • Parkinson Society plans Georgetown SuperWalk
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 23 Aug 2006, p. 24     Founded 16 years ago by seven Ontarians, SuperWalk has become Parkinson Society Canada's most significant annual fundraising event. With 78 local walks taking place thoughout Canada, including Georgetown, the walk not only raises the necessary funds for important research and support services, it ...
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 23 Aug 2006, p. 24   Founded 16 years ago by seven Ontarians, SuperWalk has become Parkinson Society Canada's most significant annual fundraising event. With 78 local walks taking place thoughout Canada, including Georgetown, the walk ...
  • Bennett Centre to receive $17,000 in funding
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 19 Dec 2006, p. 8     A Bennett Health Care Centre program will receive more than $17,000 in federal funding Wellington-Halton Hills MP Michael Chong announced Wednesday. The funding provided through the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) will go toward the Memories to Talk About Program. Through the program, ...
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 19 Dec 2006, p. 8   A Bennett Health Care Centre program will receive more than $17,000 in federal funding Wellington-Halton Hills MP Michael Chong announced Wednesday. The funding provided through the New Horizons for Seniors ...
  • Take steps to put your best feet forward
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 12 Jan 2007, p. 1     Feet in Motion co-owner Brad Mailloux tightens up his laces at the store's 72 Main St. South location in Georgetown. Whether you are starting a walking program, or you are on your feet all day at work, you can benefit from a supportive running shoe. If you suffer from pain ...
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 12 Jan 2007, p. 1   Feet in Motion co-owner Brad Mailloux tightens up his laces at the store's 72 Main St. South location in Georgetown. Whether you are starting a walking program, or you are ...
  • Making scents of aromatherapy
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 12 Jan 2007, p. 4     Although the use of plants and oils dates can be traced back 5,000 years the actual term "aromatherapy" is really one from the 20th Century. In early civilizations the whole plant was used and it was an evolution through various cultures until we reached aromatherapy as we know it today. ...
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 12 Jan 2007, p. 4   Although the use of plants and oils dates can be traced back 5,000 years the actual term "aromatherapy" is really one from the 20th Century. In early civilizations the whole ...
  • Eating your way to good heart health
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 12 Jan 2007, p. 6     With obesity on the rise in North America, the incidence of coronary heart disease (CHD) is becoming a greater concern. With Heart Month just around the corner, it's a good time to think about heart healthy foods. While we often hear about what foods we should avoid for heart health, ...
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 12 Jan 2007, p. 6   With obesity on the rise in North America, the incidence of coronary heart disease (CHD) is becoming a greater concern. With Heart Month just around the corner, it's a good ...
  • Pharmacy to help identify health risks for local residents
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 22 Feb 2006, p. 14     Young's Pharmacy and Homecare, on Main St. in Georgetown will be holding a free health check day on Thursday, Feb. 23, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Clients will be able to have their cholesterol, blood pressure, blood glucose, and bone density checked right in the pharmacy by trained healthcare ...
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 22 Feb 2006, p. 14   Young's Pharmacy and Homecare, on Main St. in Georgetown will be holding a free health check day on Thursday, Feb. 23, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Clients will be ...
  • Knitting for a Cure
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 3 Nov 2006, p. 8     Georgetown Yarn and Crafts, once again, hosted a successful Knit for the Cure event this past weekend. Over the two-day event the 28 participants, including from left, Joan McLeish of Terra Cotta, store owner Diane Crawford, and `survivor' Lillian Schuch of Waterdown, raised $11,500 through ...
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 3 Nov 2006, p. 8   Georgetown Yarn and Crafts, once again, hosted a successful Knit for the Cure event this past weekend. Over the two-day event the 28 participants, including from left, Joan McLeish of ...
  • Region offers tips on how to fight flu
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 9 Feb 2007, p. 12     With cold and flu season in full swing, the Region is encouraging residents to take steps to reduce the illness. Halton Medical Officer of Health Dr. Bob Nosal said there are several things one can do to help the situation. This includes: ¬∑ Staying home and avoiding contact with others ...
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 9 Feb 2007, p. 12   With cold and flu season in full swing, the Region is encouraging residents to take steps to reduce the illness. Halton Medical Officer of Health Dr. Bob Nosal said there ...
  • Bacteria levels `unacceptable' in many wells
    Newspaper  Hennessey, Melanie; Brown, Ted, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 28 Mar 2007, 1, 3     Bill Sanford of Limehouse has his water tested regularly, but with the newest suggestions of Halton Region Health Department, those with wells are being encouraged to test their water three times a year. Well water information sessions have been scheduled for April 18 at the Limehouse Memorial Hall ...
    Newspaper  Hennessey, Melanie; Brown, Ted, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 28 Mar 2007, 1, 3   Bill Sanford of Limehouse has his water tested regularly, but with the newest suggestions of Halton Region Health Department, those with wells are being encouraged to test their water three ...
  • Cold and flu season can be deadly for people suffering from COPD
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 12 Jan 2007, p. 7     Sore throat, muscle aches or a cough: for many of us, these are the uncomfortable but hardly life-threatening symptoms of the winter cold and flu season. For the 714,000 Canadians with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), these seemingly minor infections can trigger dangerous flare-ups of ...
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 12 Jan 2007, p. 7   Sore throat, muscle aches or a cough: for many of us, these are the uncomfortable but hardly life-threatening symptoms of the winter cold and flu season. For the 714,000 Canadians ...
  • Robert Little School wins award
    Newspaper  Brown, Ted, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 21 Jul 2006, p. 26     ...
    Newspaper  Brown, Ted, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 21 Jul 2006, p. 26   ...
  • Life with a new baby is not always what you expect
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 9 Mar 2007, p. 20     As many as one in five new mothers will experience some type of postpartum (following birth) mood disorder. These mothers may feel hopeless, frustrated, tearful, guilty, anxious, exhausted, too wound up to sleep, or may feel extremely high and full of energy. A very small number of new mothers ...
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 9 Mar 2007, p. 20   As many as one in five new mothers will experience some type of postpartum (following birth) mood disorder. These mothers may feel hopeless, frustrated, tearful, guilty, anxious, exhausted, too wound ...
  • Funding available for community projects
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 20 Jan 2006, p. 25     The Halton Healthy Community Fund is now accepting proposals for worthwhile, community-based projects promoting health in 2006. A public information session to find out about criteria to qualify for funding, how to complete the proposal and to hear about success stories will be held on Thursday, ...
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 20 Jan 2006, p. 25   The Halton Healthy Community Fund is now accepting proposals for worthwhile, community-based projects promoting health in 2006. A public information session to find out about criteria to qualify for funding, ...
  • Heart Month Heart and Stroke door-to-door campaign sets $175,000 goal
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 9 Feb 2007, p. 23     The Peel/Halton Hills Chapter of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario has set a goal to raise over $175,000 during its door-to-door campaign, running now until February 28. "We are thrilled to launch Heart Month 2007in Halton Hills," said Heart and Stroke area manager Shawn Keba. "Whether ...
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 9 Feb 2007, p. 23   The Peel/Halton Hills Chapter of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario has set a goal to raise over $175,000 during its door-to-door campaign, running now until February 28. "We ...
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