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Celebrate National Nursing Week

Join us in celebrating the contributions of nurses, health care aids, medical office assistants, and others to the healthcare profession, here in Canada and around the world!

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An Introduction to Vaccination

Vaccines save millions of lives every year. Chances are good you’ve gotten a vaccine sometime in your life. Maybe it was the Measles, Mumps and Rubella vaccine back when you were a child. Or maybe it was the flu shot during last year’s flu season.

But do you know how vaccines work?

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A Primer on COVID-19

COVID-19 (short for coronavirus disease 2019) is a new disease not previously seen in humans. In rare cases, animal coronaviruses can infect people. Even rarer are cases where these viruses can then spread from person to person through close contact.

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Managing Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes Mellitus Type 2, or type 2 diabetes, is one of the more common forms of diabetes. In type 2 diabetes, a problem with insulin prevents a body’s cells from using sugar (glucose) in food.

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Heart Month at Heritage College

What Can You do for Heart Month 2020?

February is Heart Month. Heart disease affects more than 2.4 million Canadian adults and is the second most common cause of death in Canada. And heart disease often begins with high blood pressure.

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