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Getting Down To The Truth About the COVID-19 Vaccines, With Dr. Christine Prudhoe, MD, CCFP.

Getting Down To The Truth About the COVID-19 Vaccines, With Dr. Christine Prudhoe, MD, CCFP.

With so much information out there about COVID-19 and most recently, its vaccines, it can be difficult to decipher what’s true and what’s not. With the COVID-19 vaccination program underway in Canada, we felt it was important to get down to the bottom of the truth. We had the chance to speak with Dr. Christine Prudhoe, MD, CCFP, a family doctor based in Ottawa and get you answers to some of the most common questions and misconceptions surrounding the vaccines. First off, can you tell us a bit about yourself and your background? My name is Christine Prudhoe and I’m...

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4 Underrated Essentials That Make Wintertime Activities More Enjoyable

4 Underrated Essentials That Make Wintertime Activities More Enjoyable

With everyone wanting to enjoy as much fresh air and time outside as possible despite low temperatures, we're sharing a few of our favorite (and we think underrated!) wintertime outdoor essentials. We hope these will not only keep you warmer and more comfortable, but more protected too!

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5 Ways to Prevent "Maskne"

5 Ways to Prevent "Maskne"

Maskne is no joke. As if the weight of the pandemic wasn’t enough, we’ve all struggled with some type of unwanted acne due to the constant wearing of masks.Maskne occurs when sweat, dead skin, oils and bacteria get trapped in your skin (ew). In addition to that, the chaffing or rubbing of the mask against the epidermis moves all of the above around, causing multiple blemishes to appear. To help you combat this, we’ve compiled a list of easy ways to prevent maskne.1. Wash your mask regularlyThe simplest way to prevent maskne is to be diligent about washing your mask....

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How to Reduce "Glasses Fog"

How to Reduce "Glasses Fog"

"How do I stop my glasses from fogging up when wearing a mask?" This is one of the most common questions we get from our community, particularly in the winter. Whether you wear prescription glasses or sunglasses, we have a few tips to help you out: 1. Find a mask with the best possible fitThe source of fog is our breath escaping from inside the mask and landing on the cooler lenses of our glasses. The key to reducing or eliminating fog is ensuring your mask has a snug fit and provides a secure seal around your face. Threads masks are tapered at the nose...

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