Common Sense Health: Weightlifting Isn’t Just for a Medal

When asked how they exercise, people often report jogging, bicycling or walking. But what about weightlifting? Authorities say that picking up weights is not about winning a medal. Rather, as we age, strength exercises can help circumvent medical problems. Take if from Arnold Schwarzenegger, who famously remarked, “The best activities […]

Covid-19 Health

Leamington Vaccination Clinic for Ages 80 and Up Begins March 8

This clinic is by appointment only and pre-registration is required. The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) will begin administering the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to residents of Windsor and Essex County 80 years of age and older at the Nature Fresh Farms Recreation Centre (formerly Leamington Kinsmen Recreation Complex) in […]


Common Sense Health: Eating Disorders Combine Secrecy and Compulsion

It’s plainly evident that many people are eating too much. But several serious eating disorders can be harder to see, especially when they deliberately hide the problem. Recent research indicates that pandemic-related stay-at-home orders have ramped up anorexia, bulimia and binge-eating disorders. With COVID capturing all the headlines, it’s easy […]