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Best Natural Remedies for Cold and Flu

When you’re feeling under the weather, sometimes all you want to do is curl up on the couch with a fluffy duvet, a bowl of hot soup and a soothing cup of tea. But those aren’t the only solutions to coping with cold and flu. From supplements to homemade remedies from the kitchen cupboard, we’ll try just about anything to …

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Some cold, hard facts about Hypothermia

Hypothermia – not a matter to be taken lightly by anyone venturing outdoors – is the No. 1 killer of outdoor enthusiasts in North America. For those unaware of this deadly medical condition, hypothermia occurs when the core temperature is reduced below its normal level, which is 98.6 degrees. The most common cause of hypothermia is an overexposure to cold …

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Canadian patients with lung disease still dying without access to only treatment

Too many lives have been put at risk and lost to idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) in Canada since the Canadian Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (CPFF) first took its fight for access to treatment to government policy. This week, in advance of International Rare Disease Day on February 28th, Canadian IPF patients and caregivers are appealing again to their governments for urgent …

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