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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Water fluoridation in Milton and Halton

Why are we putting hazardous waste into our drinking water, again?

Halton Regional Council is set to revisit the issue of the fluoridation of Halton's water in January 2012, which means now is the perfect time to start really

Oakvillegreen conservation association

Public discussion about water fluoridation in Halton

You are invited to a free, public discussion about water fluoridation in Halton hosted by Oakvillegreen Conservation Association. Refreshments will be provided and everyone is welcome to attend. Halton

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

Food, Fitness and Fun at Prime Care Family Health

Food, Fitness and Fun! Summer is finally here! Children are out of school and parents are busy planning summer programs and activities. Prime Care Family Health Team has

Splash pads in Milton Ontario

How to beat the heat

Ian Punnett, the Saturday night host of the alternative radio program Coast to Coast AM (among other things) has coined it 'Under Armageddon.' The heat wave encompassing not only Southern Ontario,

Heat alert sun

Halton Region issues heat alert: July 20, 2011

Residents are reminded to take special care to prevent heat-related illness during the current heat wave in the province. The extreme heat is expected to last most of

Heat alert sun

Halton Region issues heat alert

From Halton Region: As a result of hot temperatures, a Humidex Advisory will be issued by Environment Canada beginning today, July 18, 2011. This advisory is due to

1st Annual Summer Solstice Holistic & Wellness Expo

This event is a great opportunity to visit with vendors and shop with exclusive show specials. There will be an opportunity to try procedures and treatments at specially

Prostate Cancer Prevention

Free seminar with Dr. R. Casey, Urologist on Wed. April 6 at Southside Church in Milton. Displays 6:30 Seminar 7:00. Call 905-878-2383 x4379 to reserve seats. Location:Southside Community Church Address:7480

Milton Ontario Weekend Events

The Weekender: March 11-13, 2011

The Weekender is MiltonSearch.com's guide to what's on in Milton over the weekend, published every Friday. If you have an event you'd like considered, email all

Blood Donor Clinic at New Life Church

Save 3 lives by donating blood. Please call 1 888 2 DONATE to book an

Ikea Sniglar Crib Recall

IKEA issues crib recall

IKEA Canada issued a crib recall Thursday because of the potential risk of the mattress support detaching from the frame. The company says the four bolts used to secure the

Free eye exams, glasses being provided by Halton Public Health and HDSB

How well can your child see? It isn’t always obvious to a child or a parent. The Halton District School Board wants every child to learn, grow and succeed.

55+ Health & Wellness Show

If you are over 55, this event is the place to be on Tuesday, February 1st! There will be tables set up by exhibitors from both the business and

Wellness Week at the Milton Leisure Centre

It's Wellness Week at the Milton Leisure Centre from January 23rd – 30th,

Fisher Price Tough Trike

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

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

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

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

Parenting Printouts

// From Today's Parent: Discover ways to make day-to-day life easier for you and your family with these printable checklists and tip sheets. Grocery List: Make your next trip to

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