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Medical Insight : Whooping Cough – Essentia Health

Welcome to Medical Insight, a weekly healthcare feature brought to you by the experts at Essentia Health. Today on Medical Insight, we talk with Pediatrician, Dr. Jonathan KenKnight, about pertussis – more commonly known as whooping cough. Pertussis is a…

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Home remedy for triglycerides | Natural Health

Home remedies for triglycerides. A good home remedy for triglycerides is also pineapple juice and orange juice like borrie tee. Triglycerides are a type of fat in the blood from the diet that when they reach values ?? above 200…

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Managing Chronic Health Conditions in Schools

[Music] During the past few decades, chronic health conditions have increased among children. As a consequence, demand for school health services has risen dramatically as more complex needs are being addressed. School health services staff support students with chronic health…

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Neurology: The Importance of Time After a Stroke – Essentia Health

When someone has a stroke, when there’s a blocked blood vessel, what we conventionally refer to as stroke is ischemic stroke. Meaning an artery, a blood vessel that supplies one part of the brain, is blocked. When that happens there…

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What are the School Health Guidelines to Promote Healthy Eating and Physical Activity?

MUSIC Since 1980, there has been a dramatic rise in childhood obesity. Schools have an opportunity to help prevent obesity and promote physical activity and healthy eating at an early age and possibly change the course of students’ lives. The…

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Guideline 5 Health Education

MUSIC Guideline 5: Implement health education that provides students with the knowledge, attitudes, skills, and experiences needed for healthy eating and physical activity. Health education can increase the likelihood that students engage in healthy behaviors and avoid or reduce health…

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Medical Insight: Celiac Disease – Essentia Health

Go to any major supermarket and you’ll find aisles of gluten-free products. Gluten, the protein found in wheat, rye, and barley, helps bread rise and gives pasta, noodles and dough elasticity and a pleasing texture. But for the 3 million…

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CSCH Video Thinking About the Link between Health and Learning

You can have the best books, teachers and learning materials in the world but if students aren’t healthy then those resources aren’t fully used and the intended outcomes may not be fully realized. In the 1990s, many school districts, including…

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What’s Up Wednesday – March 28th: Health Insurance Fairness & Affordability Package

Hello – I’m Representative Jonathan Brostoff, welcome to my latest edition of What’s up Wednesday. Today I’m going to talk to you about eight bills that I am co-sponsoring that make up the Health Insurance Fairness and Affordability Package, which…

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Using local media to increase quit attempts. A documentation of health unit practices.

In Ontario, about two million people continue to smoke. On average, we know that smokers attempt to quit about once per year, but only about 2% of those quit attempts are successful. In order to truly make a substantial dent…

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