West Nile virus Halton

Human Cases of West Nile Virus in Halton Region

The Halton Region Health Department has been notified by the Public Health Ontario – Toronto Laboratory of Halton’s first probable human cases of West Nile virus (WNV) illness for 2012: a female in her fifties from Burlington and a female in her thirties from Milton.

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President's Choice Decadent Chocolate Chip Cookies

President’s Choice to remove artificial colours and flavouring

The Globe and Mail is reporting that Loblaws is to begin waging a war against a new enemy. You're thinking Sobeys or Metro, right? Well, those are old enemies.

West Nile virus Halton

Burlington woman’s death linked to West Nile Virus

A Burlington senior who died last week appears to have been infected with the West Nile virus carried by a mosquito, according to Halton Region’s medical officer of

Quaker recalls Chewy Granola Bars Value Packs

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency and Quaker Canada are warning people with peanut allergies not to consume certain Quaker brand Chewy Granola Bars Value Packs. The affected Quaker brand

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Fisher Price recalls 11 million toys

Fisher-Price said Thursday that it is recalling more than 11 million children’s toys in the United States and Canada over safety concerns. The voluntary recall includes tricycles, baby playgrounds

President’s Choice Chocolate Chunk Cookies recalled

Loblaws is warning the public to avoid in-store baked President’s Choice Decadent Chocolate Chunk Cookies because they may contain small round metal pieces. The affected products are sold in

McDonald's Shrek Glasses recalled

McDonald’s Canada recalls Shrek glasses over cadmium traces

As many as one million Shrek glasses sold by McDonald’s Canada are being recalled because of toxic cadmium in the paint. “Because of abundant caution, McDonald’s is issuing a

Step 2 toy buggies recalled for faulty pins

From ParentCentral.ca: About 2.5 million toy buggies have been recalled by Health Canada and the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission because of reports the handle can become detached. The

Bringing healthcare right to your door in Milton

A knock on the door can be a cause of concern for many elderly people living alone. But in Milton, it can be the welcome signal that Julie

Study shows that lack of sleep leads to early death

From Healthzone.ca: People who get less than six hours of sleep a night are at risk for premature death, according to a wide-ranging new U.K. study. Before you chuck the

Children's Tylenol, Motrin recalled

From the Associated Press: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Saturday it was investigating a health-care company for possible other problems following its recall of more than 40

Graco crib recall includes 3,387 in Canada

From ParentCentral.ca: More than 3,000 cribs sold in Canada are part of a new recall Thursday sparked by the danger of suffocation or strangulation of babies. Ily Weldfeld, speaking for

Are 3-D TVs safe? Samsung issues warning

From the Canadian Press: One manufacturer’s warning about 3-D TV's may prompt parents and pregnant women to think twice about the new technology. Samsung Electronics Canada, which recently introduced its

Where did the flu go this winter?

From Healthzone.ca: While infection control experts are grateful for a much-needed reprieve after the chaos of the H1N1 pandemic, they are scratching their heads and wondering what happened to

Autism and vaccines: Is the debate over?

From Today's Parent: The latest round in the debate over vaccines and autism came Feb. 2 with a dramatic announcement by The Lancet. The medical journal is retracting a

Milton, Halton H1N1 clinics set to re-open

From Healthzone.ca: Flu clinics are set to re-open as early as January 7th in Halton Region for those who need a second dose of H1N1 vaccine. The second round of

Milton, Halton H1N1 clinics set to re-open

From Healthzone.ca: Flu clinics are set to re-open as early as January 7th in Halton Region for those who need a second dose of H1N1 vaccine. The second round of

Free Public Skating in Milton

Free Holiday Public Skating in Milton

UPDATED FOR 2010: Calling all parents: you know that week in between Christmas and New Year’s when your kids are still on holidays, hanging out around the house playing

Popular Evenflo ExerSaucer recalled

// From Health Canada: Product Name Cake Toy on 1-2-3 Tea for Me Evenflo ExerSaucer Stationary Activity Centre. Joint Recall between Evenflo, Health Canada, and the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission. Full

What to do if you get the H1N1 (swine) flu

// From KidsHealth.org: You've probably been wondering what you should do if you get H1N1 influenza (aka "swine flu"). The good news is that H1N1 flu isn't really that

Do you have a picky eater in the house?

// From Today's Parent: Is there a picky eater in your family? Get strategies for helping your child try new foods in this video from todaysparent.com. Comments on this story are

New Milton Breastfeeding Drop-in

From La Leche League Milton: New Breastfeeding Drop-in Announced La Leche League Milton is pleased to announce that every Tuesday morning, beginning on November 3rd, there will be a drop-in

H1N1 Immunization Clinic for Milton

// From the Town of Milton: H1N1 flu immunization clinic -- Milton location Halton Region's Health Department H1N1 Immunization Clinic for Milton is scheduled for the week of Nov. 2

The future of boys

Many have spent decades trying to address the barriers to women in education and in business. And in spite of the progress, there is more to be done. At

H1N1 Immunization Clinic for Milton

// From the Town of Milton: H1N1 flu immunization clinic -- Milton location Halton Region's Health Department H1N1 Immunization Clinic for Milton is scheduled for the week of Nov. 2

H1N1 vaccinations start next week

// From Healthzone.ca: Vaccine clinics across Ontario will be able to provide pandemic shots to priority groups next week now that Ottawa has given its stamp of approval, Health

For a good night's rest… sleep alone

From MetroNews.ca: A shared bed may bad for your health, says new study Beyonce and hubby Jay-Z made it trendy when it was rumoured that they sleep separately, even going

Kids older than 10 need 1 swine flu shot; under 10 need 2

From the Canadian Press: The first clinical trial of swine flu vaccine in children suggests that those 10 and over will only need one shot of the vaccine, but

Swine Flu Confirmed at Hawthorne Village Public School

Yesterday, the Halton District School Board confirmed a case of Swine Flu (H1N1 virus) at Milton's Hawthorne Village Public School. MiltonSearch.com received the following announcement from HVPS on

Swine Flu Confirmed at Hawthorne Village Public School

Yesterday, the Halton District School Board confirmed a case of Swine Flu (H1N1 virus) at Milton's Hawthorne Village Public School. MiltonSearch.com received the following announcement from HVPS on

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