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Can probiotics improve outcomes for knee replacement surgery?

Researchers at Western and Lawson Health Research Institute are examining whether the use of a daily probiotic can improve outcomes in patients who undergo total knee replacement surgery. There are more than 70,000 knee replacement surgeries in Canada each year, and up to 10 per cent of patients experience complications following the procedure. “One in […]

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The surgeon general has warned that social media harms kids. Should they be banned until they’re older?

“The 360” shows you diverse perspectives on the day’s top stories and debates. Photo illustration: Jack Forbes/Yahoo News; photo: Getty Images What’s happening On Tuesday, US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy issued an advisory calling for action to be taken to protect children from the potentially harmful effects of social media use on their mental health

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Mental health services lacking in Haldimand and Norfolk

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Local News Haldimand major says immediate action is needed Published April 26, 2023 • Last updated 14 hours ago • 2 minute read Shelley Ann Bentley — Mayor of Haldimand County. Article content Mental health services in Haldimand and Norfolk are severely lacking, says Haldimand County’s mayor. Advertisements 2 This advertisement

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‘I don’t think that’s a healthy way to play quarterback’ [Video]

There might not be a quarterback who brings a physicality to the position quite like Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen, but that’s not without its drawbacks. Bills head coach Sean McDermott told reporters at the NFL’s annual owners meetings on Monday that the Pro Bowler needs to adjust his style of play or face a

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Keto-style diet may be tied to heart disease

A low-carb, high-fat “keto-like” diet may be linked to higher levels of “bad” cholesterol and double the risk of cardiovascular events such as blocked arteries, heart attacks and strokes, according to new research. “Our study found that regular consumption of a self-reported diet, low in carbohydrates and high in fat was associated with increased levels

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