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Supports expanding for people in mental-health, substance-use crises

People in a mental-health or substance-use crisis will have the support of experts as new mobile, integrated-response teams are coming to nine communities throughout the province. To help people in crisis and to free up police resources to focus on crime, the Province is expanding Mobile Integrated Crisis Response (MICR) Teams (also known as Car […]

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Small decrease in kidney function leads to poor health: study

A new Canadian study published in the British Medical Journal suggests that even a small reduction in kidney function could result in poor health outcomes for young people. Researchers surveyed health records from eight million people in Ontario from the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) between 2008 and 2021. The research focused on adults

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Tina Turner health issues: Singer opened up about kidney disease 2 months before death

Two months prior to her death this week at age 83Tina Turner opened up about having put herself “in great danger” over her health. For International World Kidney Day on March 9, the music superstar warned his social media followers about the importance of keeping an eye on your kidney health, especially since the kidneys

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Um, Pamela Anderson is *beyond* toned in this red-hot ‘Baywatch’ swimsuit

Pamela Anderson is so toned in a ‘Baywatch’ suitGregg DeGuire – Getty Images Pamela Anderson is working with Frankies Bikinis in her newest collab. The Baywatch star took to Instagram to share the news, alongside a super sculpted photo of herself modeling a red one-piece swimsuit. When it comes to her health and wellness, Pam

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The 5 best supplements for healthy aging, according to a longevity expert

If you’ve ever walked down the supplement aisle in a pharmacy, you’ve seen the overwhelming abundance of options available for your medicine cabinet. According to the 2022 Council on Responsible Nutrition Consumer Survey on Dietary Supplements, 75% of Americans use dietary supplements, most on a regular basis. More from Fortune: 5 side hustles where you

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Bella Hadid Supports Ariana Grande After She Addresses Body-Shaming Comments: ‘This Is So Important’

“You never know what someone is dealing with mentally or physically. Disease or depression. Grief or heartache. You just don’t,” Bella Hadid told her followers Arlene Richie/Shutterstock, Kevin Mazur/Getty Bella Hadid is standing up for Ariana Grande after the singer publicly addressed recent comments about her body. On Wednesday, the 26-year-old model reposted Grande’s message

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Supreme Court dismisses BC doctor’s appeal in challenge over access to private health care

Canada’s highest court will not hear an appeal from a Vancouver-based physician who has been challenging the health-care system over access to private care. The Supreme Court of Canada’s decision Thursday ends Dr. Brian Day’s 14-year legal battle to allow patients access to private care when the public system isn’t able to offer timely care.

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