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Bray to get more e-bikes after 1,000 users logged in first week

The demand has resulted in new bikes and stands being added around the town, Green Party Councilor Erika Doyle has confirmed. “I anticipated that the scheme would be a success given the amount of people that contacted me in advance of the launch, but it has exceeded expectations, said Cllr Doyle. “So far, almost 3,000 […]

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Mystery cluster of brain disease striking healthy adults robbing them of ability to talk, walk

A cluster of mysterious brain diseases has struck down at least 200 people in a small province and baffled doctors. More than 200 residents in New Brunswick, Canada, have been affected by the dementia-like disorder that causes vivid hallucinations, an inability to talk and write, memory lapses and even physical paralysis. Experts say the cases

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Dix in discussion with Catholic-run health authority about allowing MAiD after outrage over forced transfers

Days after BC Health Minister Adrian Dix told CTV News he had no plans to change an agreement that allows a Catholic-run health authority to opt out of providing medical assistance in dying (MAiD) at its facilities for religious reasons, he has changed his tune . Dix says he and his ministry have now opened

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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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Study shows nut consumption boosts memory and brain health in seniors

A recent study published in Clinical Nutrition evaluated the long-term effects of the consumption of different nuts on brain vascular function and cognitive performance. Study: Longer-term mixed nut consumption improves brain vascular function and memory: a randomized, controlled crossover trial in older adults. Image Credit: umaruchan4678 / Shutterstock.com The health benefits of nuts Nutritional interventions

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Grocery prices making healthy food unaffordable for BC families, report says

Many BC families in lower-income households cannot afford to have healthy, nutritious diets due to food costs. A BC Center for Disease Control report, Food Costing in BC 2022found that the average cost for a nutritious diet for a family of four in May and June 2022 was $1,263 per month. “Food insecurity is a

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Could Gwyneth Paltrow’s Liquid Lunch Actually Be Healthy? Experts Weight In

In case you missed it, Gwyneth Paltrow’s diet came under scorn recently, particularly her bone broth lunch. This was just one component of her unorthodox “wellness routine” that she revealed on the podcast The Art of Being Well With Dr. Cole. Many people took to social media to question their food choices—and their rectal ozone

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Seaweed, sardines and sauerkraut: the best diet for your brain at every stage of life | nutrition

While the foundations of brain structure and function are laid during pregnancy and early life, the brain is constantly being fueled and shaped by the food and drink we consume daily. We should be thinking of brain health like a retirement plan; it is best to start as early as possible so that you have

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