Weightlifting, not just for a medal

When asked how they exercise, people often report jogging, bicycling or walking. But what about weightlifting? Authorities say that picking up weights is not...

Vaccine distribution plan rolling out in Leeds, Grenville and Lanark

from the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Heath Unit The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Heath Unit is pleased to be working with many community...

Keep blood pressure under control

Eleanor Roosevelt once said, “You must do the things you think you cannot do.” Avoiding disease may be the gift of lucky genetics, but...

Did Radiation Protect President Carter from Pancreatic Cancer?

by W. Gifford-Jones, MD and Diana Gifford-Jones What do former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and Gifford-Jones have in common? They were both born the same...

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic sites begin

The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Heath Unit, along with many community partners, are pleased to start providing COVID-19 vaccine at on-going community clinics...

Change your Heart Health in three months or less

It’s said, “Being wrong is acceptable, but staying wrong is unacceptable.” So think twice if you believe a high fish diet alone is providing...

Natural Magnesium from the Sea

Isak Dinesen, author of the great book “Out of Africa”, wrote, “The cure for anything is sea water.” Human physiological and environmental circumstances today...

Province makes changes to Self-Isolation requirements and school/childcare screening

from the LGL health Unit The presence of COVID-19 variants of concern (VOCs) in Ontario has prompted the province to make changes to the guidelines...

Good for you: Dietitians help you find your healthy

by Dana Douglas, RD MscFN, Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit What is a Registered Dietitian? Registered dietitians are regulated health professionals who guide individuals,...

Health Unit warns of toxic Fentanyl powder

The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit has become aware of what appears to be a new Fentanyl powder in both Brockville and...