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  • Have you used a herbal remedy to relieve a headache, or tried massage to relieve stress? If so, you're not alone. Studies show that more than 70% of Canadians have used some form of alternative or complementary medicine. Read on for more information about complementary medicine and tips on safety.

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  • One of the first things people see is your smile… but keeping your teeth and gums healthy can keep you smiling for reasons you may not have thought of. Find out how oral health affects your health and how to best care for your teeth and gums.

  • Like good nutrition and exercise, adequate sleep is part of a healthy lifestyle. Sleep deprivation is an unrecognized cause of many problems, including accidents, illness, and poor job performance. It affects many people, and it's on the rise. Find out how your sleep habits could be affecting you, and what you can do to get a good night's sleep.

  • Don't let the warm weather and hot sun catch you with your guard down. Be prepared for sun and travel.

  • Cosmetic surgery is becoming mainstream and, for better or for worse, it is likely here to stay. But is it right for you? If you've never thought about it, should you?

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