Category: Health

Articles relating to health and wellness in Chatham-Kent.

Water Health – Keeping Beaches, Pools, and Splash Pads Safe To Stay And Play

Water Health – Keeping Beaches, Pools, and Splash Pads Safe To Stay And Play

CK Public Health- August 18, 2019

Water Testing at Kingston Park in Chatham, Ontario - Contributed PhotoIn light of National Drowning Prevention Week being held the third week of July, Water ... Read More

Hockey Fights Cancer Coming To Chatham-Kent

Hockey Fights Cancer Coming To Chatham-Kent

CKSN Submissions- July 30, 2019

There’s a long history of fighting in the game of hockey. Regardless of what side of that debate you fall on, the Canadian Cancer Society’s ... Read More

Eye See, Eye Learn Program Available In CK

Eye See, Eye Learn Program Available In CK

CK Public Health- July 27, 2019

Does your child need an eye exam? This is time sensitive information if you have a student in JK! Each year, thousands of children start ... Read More

Youth Vaping: A Concern For Athletes And Teens

Youth Vaping: A Concern For Athletes And Teens

CK Public Health- July 26, 2019

Have you noticed the increased popularity of vaping devices being sold and used across Chatham-Kent? Especially among younger audiences who are not permitted to buy ... Read More

Mosquito Season Bites: Don’t Get Stung When Playing Or Spectating Outside

Mosquito Season Bites: Don’t Get Stung When Playing Or Spectating Outside

CK Public Health- July 18, 2019

Summer season is here, and with summer comes mosquitoes. Whether you're in your own backyard, or at the soccer field, mosquitos can be a concern. ... Read More

Local CK Elementary School’s Health and Wellness Efforts “Good as Gold”

Local CK Elementary School’s Health and Wellness Efforts “Good as Gold”

CK Public Health- June 28, 2019

(L-R) Lisa Tetrault – CK Public Health Nurse, Anne-Marie Conn – Principal of École Saint-Francis, JeanMartin Doyon – Special Education Technician at École Saint-Francis - ... Read More

Are Your Sleeping Habits Holding You Back?

Are Your Sleeping Habits Holding You Back?

Life By Design Blenheim- June 5, 2019

Are your sleeping habits holding you back? Sleeping accounts for close to 1/3 of your day… and really… your life, so it's important you are ... Read More

When Shoulder Pain Is Not A Shoulder Problem

When Shoulder Pain Is Not A Shoulder Problem

Life By Design Blenheim- May 25, 2019

Having a tough time solving your shoulder pain? It could be the rotator cuff. Maybe it’s the shoulder joint itself? It could also have nothing ... Read More

5 Signs You May Have An Autoimmune Problem  And How To Start “The Fix”

5 Signs You May Have An Autoimmune Problem And How To Start “The Fix”

Life By Design Blenheim- May 7, 2019

Is your body failing? Is it turning on itself and leaving you in pain, debilitated and frustrated? You could have an Autoimmune Disease. WHAT IS ... Read More

Get Lean With Protein

Get Lean With Protein

Life By Design Blenheim- April 30, 2019

One of the fastest and best ways to drop some extra body fat (along with a bunch of other benefits) is by increasing your protein ... Read More

6 Ways to Wake Up Sleepy Glutes

6 Ways to Wake Up Sleepy Glutes

Life By Design Blenheim- April 23, 2019

You’ve been sitting all day long and research tells us your waistline is going to pay dearly, but who knew the desk life would also ... Read More

Meal Planning For Beginners

Meal Planning For Beginners

Life By Design Blenheim- April 16, 2019

Meal planning for beginner’s is the perfect place to start if you’re new to the world of “dieting” or like most, you’ve been immersed unsuccessfully ... Read More

5 Mistakes Causing Your Fitness Routine To Fail

5 Mistakes Causing Your Fitness Routine To Fail

Life By Design Blenheim- April 9, 2019

The more time that passes working in the health field the more I see the same 5 mistakes that cause people’s fitness routines to fail. ... Read More

Effectively Developing Young Athletes

Effectively Developing Young Athletes

admin- March 6, 2015

Our youth should not be developed like professional athletes. They should not have specialized training programs, and they should not specialize in one sport. Instead, ... Read More