Minor Wound Care

Minor Wound Care

Cuts and scrapes can occur from all sorts of everyday activities. While some wounds require a trip to the doctor’s office, many wounds can be treated at home, especially minor wounds. A minor wound is small cut or scrape that can be cleaned with little help and its edges meet easily.

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Vaccinations

Vaccinations

Protecting Yourself and Your Community

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From Preconception to Early Childhood

From Preconception to Early Childhood

Nutrition and Health Resources

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Warts

Warts

Many of us have them. Small bumps on your feet or hands can irritate, hurt and look ugly. Although you may want to visit your doctor for treatment there are many things you can try at home to get rid of warts yourself.

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Surviving the Cold Winter Weather

Surviving the Cold Winter Weather

Winter comes every year and leaves its make on Saskatchewan with short days, cold, and snow. Although many of us are used for winter, there are things we can all do to be safer and more prepared for the coldest months of the year.

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Sprains and Strains

Sprains and Strains

Twisting your ankle and hurting your wrist can be painful, but often treated at home. The term “sprain” is often used to cover both strain and sprain injuries, and the treatment of those juries is often the same.

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Make Your Own Medical Kit: Basic Supplies

Make Your Own Medical Kit: Basic Supplies

There are lots of reasons you might need a medical kit at home. Scraped knees, headaches and sore throats can all be treated at home with simple supplies. If you are making a medical kit at home, it is a good idea to keep all the items together in a breathable bag.

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Burns

Burns

Burns can happen to the best of us. Maybe you spilled your coffee over your hand or got some oven cleaner on your skin? Both can cause pain, irritation and a variety of other issues that may have to be seen by a doctor. Learn how to treat them yourself, and when to see a doctor.

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Internet Use and You

Internet Use and You

17% of U of S students admit that the internet has negatively affected their academics in the last 12 months. (2013 National College Health Assessment).

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Women’s Health

Women’s Health

A Pap test is one of the most effective cancer screening prevention strategies.

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Oral Health: Cavities And What To Do About Them

Oral Health: Cavities And What To Do About Them

Also called tooth decay, cavities are areas of damage of the enamel covering your teeth, which develop into holes in the teeth.

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Headaches 101

Headaches 101

Nearly all headaches experienced by college students are Tension-Type headaches. Tension-Type headaches may be caused by tightening muscles in the back of the neck and/or scalp. It is no surprise that these headaches are the most common type amongst college students, as students are constantly sitting in strained positions (sitting in uncomfortable lecture chairs, hunching over a book to catch up on readings).

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Colds and Flu

Colds and Flu

When you wake up coughing, with a runny nose and a fever, it can be hard to know if you have a cold or the flu. Either way, it is time to stay home and rest up.

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Everyday Back Care

Everyday Back Care

In their lifetime, more than 80% of adults will have back pain. Once a person has injured their back, they are more likely to reinjure it and have more severe pain as a result. There are many things we can do in our everyday life to care for our backs.

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Acne and Other Skin Concerns

Acne and Other Skin Concerns

Acne is caused by blockages formed in your pores. Contrary to popular belief, pores are not blocked by outside dirt; they are blocked by your own cells. The pores in your body are used to excrete sebum, oil that carries dead cells from the body. For reasons as yet unknown, some pores get blocked by sebum instead of excreting it. This causes a backup of oil and dead cells, resulting in acne.

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