March 3, 2015
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Action Cancer Ontario vous invite à prendre soin de votre côlon

Le mois de mars est le mois de la sensibilisation au cancer colorectal, et Action Cancer Ontario (ACO) a le mandat d’assurer une meilleure sensibilisation à propos d’un organe qui n’a souvent pas toute l’attention qu’il mérite. Le côlon joue un rôle important dans le système digestif en contribuant à éliminer les déchets de l’organisme. En Ontario, environ 8 900 personnes ont reçu un diagnostic de cancer colorectal en 2014

CANADA’s MOST PRESTIGOUS NON-FICTION BOOK PRIZE PICKS A WINNER AT AFTERNOON AWARDS LUNCHEON

The Winner of the 2015 RBC Taylor Prize is Plum Johnson, author of They Left Us Everything, published by Penguin Canada. The $25,000 award was announced today in Toronto by Prize founder and Chair Noreen Taylor during a gala luncheon celebrating this year's finalists. This was the 14th awarding of the country's most prestigious prize for literary non-fiction. Plum Johnson is an award-winning author, artist, and entrepreneur. She was the founder of KidsCanada Publishing Corp., publisher of KidsToronto, and co-founder of Help's Here! resource magazine for seniors and caregivers. The author lives in Toronto where she paints and is working on her next book.

Cancer Care Ontario wants you to pay attention to your colon

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and Cancer Care Ontario (CCO) is on a mission to raise awareness about an organ that doesn’t get the attention it deserves. The colon plays a major role in the digestive system, helping to remove waste from the body. In Ontario, approximately 8,900 people were diagnosed with colorectal cancer in 2014.

COMMON COLD CAUSING COSTLY HEADACHES LE RHUME EST TOUJOURS TRÈS COUTEUX POUR LE SYSTÈME DE SANTÉ

A poll of just over 1200 Canadians conducted by Redfern Research, found that almost half of Canadians (49%) said they are more likely to practice self-care than they were five years ago, compared to only 14% who said they are less likely to practice self-care. Le sondage suggère que de plus en plus de Canadiens choisissent de s’auto-soigner plutôt que de consulter un médecin lorsqu’ils sont atteints d’une affection mineure. Réalisé par Redfern Research, le sondage comportait plus de 1 200 répondants canadiens et a démontré que près de la moitié (49 %) d’entre eux sont davantage susceptibles de s’auto-soigner qu’il y a six ans, comparativement à 14 % qui ont déclaré être moins susceptibles de s’auto-soigner.

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