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Wigs offer “pick-me-up” for cancer patients

Wigs offer “pick-me-up” for cancer patients

Joanne Cross, owner of the Wig Boutique in Sudbury, carries a wide assortment of synthetic and natural wigs. About 30 per cent of her clients buy them for medical reasons…. Read more »

Sudbury consolidates chronic care clinics

Sudbury consolidates chronic care clinics

Pamela Brunelle, registered dietitian with Sudbury Regional Hospital’s Diabetes Education and Care Program, coaches outpatients at the hospital’s Memorial site. A dramatic change in health caredelivery is quietly underway at… Read more »

Stress, depression degrade immune system

Stress, depression degrade immune system

As a physiotherapist and a naturopathic doctor, Chris Mazzuchin of Sudbury is convinced that both conventional and complementary approaches to medicine have roles to play in cancer care. “Cancer is… Read more »

Estrogen dominance plays havoc with women’s health

Estrogen dominance plays havoc with women’s health

Diet and lifestyle are the culprits for an epidemic of hormone related health issues affecting women, claims Dr. Kathleen Reid, a Sudbury-based naturopath specializing in women’s health. Estrogen dominance, defined… Read more »

Ignoring foot care dangerous

Ignoring foot care dangerous

With the percentage of diabetics approaching 10 per cent of the population, front-line health-care providers conducting physical examinations should make a point of asking their patients to remove their shoes… Read more »

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