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 Health    December 1, 2016 

Hotel Rooms and Your Holiday Health

Traveling over the holiday? Keep this in mind when entering your hotel room. The average hotel room is filthier than a typical home, school or even a plane, according to some studies. Don’t let a...

 
 Health    November 3, 2016

NYS BIRTHING HOSPITALS WILL PROVIDE ADDITIONAL BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT STARTING AT BIRTH

ALBANY, N.Y. – Women giving birth in New York’s 126 birthing hospitals will receive additional encouragement and support to help them breastfeed from birth, thanks to recently updated regulations...

 
 Health    October 13, 2016

Banned for Decades, Dangerous Monsanto Chemical Remains in Thousands of Schools – including New York State

WASHINGTON – Up to 14 million students in 26,000 U.S. schools could be exposed to unsafe levels of a notorious class of chemicals banned almost 40 years ago, according to a recent study by...

 
 Health    October 13, 2016

Thinking of Quitting Smoking?

Some good reasons to quit....

 
 Health    September 29, 2016

Public Health Bulletin: Information for Canadians regarding Enterovirus (EV)-D68

(September 23, 2016) Why you need to know about EV-D68? The Government of Canada is aware of the Enterovirus (EV)-D68 cases in Canada, and is closely monitoring this issue in collaboration with the pr...

 
 Health    September 15, 2016

THREE CONFIRMED CASES OF MEASLES IN OTTAWA AND LANARK COUNTY

MCA COMMUNITY HEALTH PROGRAM PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT Please see the PSA below regarding 3 measles cases within the Ottawa area. If you or your child has been exposed, have signs and symptoms and/o...

 
 Health    September 1, 2016

State Department of Health Expands Medical Marijuana Program to Reach More Patients Suffering From Severe, Debilitating Illnesses in New York

ALBANY (August 30, 2016) - The New York State Department of Health announced that, based on a statewide needs assessment, it will implement numerous recommendations through new regulations and...

 
 Health    August 25, 2016

Backpack Safety Tips

Overloaded backpacks used by children have received a lot of attention from parents, doctors, school administrators and the media in the past several years. According to the U.S. Consumer Product...

 
 Health    August 18, 2016

Your Child's Eye Care

Eye Care professionals recommend a continuum of eye care for children that can include both vision screening and comprehensive eye exams. All children, even those with no signs of trouble, should...

 
 Health    August 11, 2016

FDA Launches Nutrition Facts Label Online: A Web-based Guide for Reading the Label

The Nutrition Facts label is found on packaged foods and beverages, and can serve as your daily guide for comparing foods and making healthy choices. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is mak...

 
 Health    August 11, 2016

Coast Guard Highlights Paddlesport Safety Measures for New Boaters

Over the past month, the U.S. Coast Guard has experienced a high number of paddlecraft related accidents on the Great Lakes and the number of inexperienced paddlecraft users has increased significantl...

 
 Health    July 28, 2016

MCA Community Health Lyme Disease Contest Questions

For the 1st contest, please read the list of questions and answers for Lyme Disease/Ticks and participate in a radio contest to be held on August 3, from 7am to 3pm. One winner to be announced. The...

 
 Health    July 21, 2016

MCA Community Health Lyme Disease Contest Questions

For the 1st contest, please read the list of questions and answers for Lyme Disease/Ticks and participate in a radio contest to be held on August 3, from 7am to 3pm. One winner to be announced. The...

 
 Health    July 14, 2016

MCA Community Health Holding 2 Contests!

For the 1st contest, please read the list of questions and answers for Lyme Disease/Ticks and participate in a radio contest to be held on August 3, from 7am to 3pm. One winner to be announced. The...

 
 Health    June 9, 2016

SUN SAFETY THIS SUMMER

The MCA Environmental Health Officer would like to remind and warn the Akwesasne community about the hot weather conditions that may impact community health. Individuals suffer heat-related illnesses...

 
 Health    May 26, 2016

Lyme Disease

Lyme Disease...

 
 Health    May 12, 2016

Protecting Akwesasne from ZIKA

By Les Benedict, SRMT Environment Division As with many other harmful viruses the mosquito has been the carrier for many contagions through the years such as West Nile Virus, Eastern Equine...

 
 Health    May 5, 2016

KNOW SOMEONE ON DRUGS?

Are you worried that your friend is drinking or using drugs? Here’s what you can do. THE WARNING SIGNS If your friend has one or more of the following warning signs, he or she may have a serious...

 
 Health    April 28, 2016

Lyme Disease

Health and Safety....

 
 Health    April 21, 2016

Powerful Communication: Apology Do's and Don'ts

Submitted by Wholistic Health & Wellness Program Do you apologize for anything and everything? Do you apologize for things that are completely out of your control? How about apologizing for other...

 
 Health    April 14, 2016

Forgiveness is...

People, upon rationally determining that they have been unfairly treated, forgive when they willfully abandon resentment and related responses (to which they have a right), and endeavor to respond to...

 
 Health    April 7, 2016

Eating Healthy in 5 Easy Steps

By Tyler Touchette The fitness industry loves to complicate everything. There are thousands of diet books and methods to losing weight. The truth is we as people never needed any of these books or...

 
 Health    March 31, 2016

4 Emotions That Can Lead to Life Change

Emotions are the most powerful forces inside us. Under the power of emotions, human beings can perform the most heroic (as well as barbaric) arts. To a great degree, civilization itself can be defined...

 
 Health    March 24, 2016

Helping Hand in Health

Submitted by Danielle (Rourke) O’Mara – Health Coach So, I’m grateful that someone is reading this article/blog, it sure does reach enough people. My interest in health and wellness didn’t...

 
 Health    March 24, 2016

How to Deal with Angry People: A Survival Guide

Submitted by Wholistic Health & Wellness Program Dealing with angry people in our society is becoming increasingly challenging. Some days, it seems anger surrounds us at home, in the workplace, on...

 

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