PCA 2020

Health & Wellness

Raising Your Child in a Weight Obsessed World

Ten Signs And Symptoms Of An Eating Disorder

The appearance of any of the following warning signs in an individual might indicate an eating disorder. If you are worried about someone's eating behaviors or attitudes, it is important to express your concerns in a supportive way. In a private setting, talk to them about specific things you have seen that have caused you to worry.

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Helping Kids Take their Medicine

A Spoonful Of Sugar Helps The Medicine Go Down

Maybe Mary Poppins did have a point: A spoonful of sugar does help the medicine go down. Sometimes a little assistance is necessary to get a child to take medicine that will help them feel better.

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Managing Those Cold Symptoms

As the leaves turn yellow and there is a bite in the air, our thoughts turn to winter and the inevitable colds, coughs, and congestion that come with moving indoors. As you look at a wall of decongestants, cough suppressants and expectorants at your local pharmacy, how do you choose the best products to ease your family’s suffering? Here are some helpful hints for the next time the cold bug bites…

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Creating a Habit for Life

There are many reasons to get children and youth involved in physical activity. An alarming two thirds of Canadian children are not sufficiently physically active for optimal growth and development and 25% of Canadian children are considered overweight.

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