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Health Life

Pandemic Back to School Fear

This year students and parents alike have a new type of first day jitters. It’s not just the new school year or new school but the added concerns of COVID-19. This year’s back-to-school supplies is not only the new stationery and snacks, but also hand sanitizers, wipes, and masks. And don’t forget, the dos and […]

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Environment Health

Disposable Masks the New Environmental Threat

Is it just me or have you also noticed a new type of litter? This eyesore is on sidewalks, nature trails, parking lots and beaches. Not only is it carelessly tossed away, but it poses a serious safety issue and harms our environment. It’s a blue tumbleweed, a.k.a. the disposable mask. Single-use masks may look […]

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Health Life

To Mask-up or not to Mask-up?

As COVID-19 regulations loosen and more people return to work as well as outdoor activities, face masks have become a staple in our wardrobes, especially for countries like France and Spain, who’s recently joined the list of countries, where face masks are mandatory in public. Canada has not made face masks compulsory yet, but I see us heading that […]

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Health Life Tech

Managing your Mental Health in a Pandemic

The COVID-19 (Corona virus) pandemic has and still is presenting many challenges globally. Despite the known and alarming health crisis, there are issues like mental health that’s easily overlooked. In the first two weeks of self-isolation, those I checked in with, viewed their isolation period as a blessing; they were catching up on quality time with their […]