Category Archives: Health

Finding Yourself Again After Cancer

How we perceive the world is much dependent on how we perceive ourselves. If perception of self is jeopardized, so too is the life force – the spirit. Women diagnosed with cancer are unwilling witnesses to its debilitating affects. The core of self enters a limbo state; a realm of darkness. The change in appearance… Continue Reading

Seeking Green Minded Businesses

Does your restaurant strive to buy food only from NB farmers? Are you a farmer raising animals in a natural way? Do you make products without chemicals? Is your business committed to decreasing its carbon footprint? If so, then Bread ‘n Molasses wants to hear about your business for an upcoming story about green minded… Continue Reading

Horizon Health Network Releases Summer Edition of Vibrant

Horizon is pleased to announce it has released its summer edition of Vibrant, an electronic health and wellness magazine designed to support Horizon’s vision of leading for a healthy tomorrow. The 24-page electronic magazine provides useful and practical information that will help individuals make more informed choices for a healthier lifestyle and is available on… Continue Reading

Play Ball! Register for Miramichi Minor Ball Association

Miramichi Minor Ball Association (Miramichi Cardinals) announced registration sessions for the 2011 season will happen over three sessions in the next few weeks. Times and locations are: Saturday, April 23rd – 10am until Noon – Douglastown Community Centre Saturday, April 30th – 10am until Noon – Lindon Recreation Centre Thursday, May 5th – 6pm until… Continue Reading

Horizon Health Network Board Corporate Summary April

1. Horizon’s volunteer services enhance patient care Volunteers are an important and vital component of Horizon. On a daily basis, over 3500 volunteers and members of Auxiliaries and Alumnae enhance the care and service provided to the clients of Horizon. They also provide an opportunity for citizens of each community to be involved in their… Continue Reading

Help children play safe outside

Winter offers a lot of different activities for children, but the cold temperatures and slippery or hard surfaces they play on require special attention to keep children safe outside. Dr. Rody Canning, chief of pediatrics at The Moncton Hospital, part of Horizon Health Network, says that it is important to keep your children safe when… Continue Reading

Roof Snow Removal Safety

As a result of the large amount of snow that has fallen in New Brunswick, more individuals are being treated in emergency departments for injuries related to shoveling snow off of rooftops. In the months of January and February in the greater Moncton area, 15 rooftop snow removal injuries including a broken back, ankles, feet,… Continue Reading

Stay warm – and healthy – this winter

Extreme cold is a common part of New Brunswick winters and emergency departments across the province see victims of hypothermia and frostbite every year. “The best way to ensure you don’t suffer from either condition is to avoid going outside in extreme temperatures whenever possible. If it is necessary to go out, wear warm clothing,… Continue Reading

February 2011 Horizon Health Network Board Corporate Summary

Horizon Health Network’s Population Health Promotion – Chronic Disease Management strategy Horizon Health Network recently formed a Population Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Management Department to improve the health and well-being of individuals and communities and to contribute to the sustainability of our provincial health-care system. The department’s mandate is to provide leadership to Horizon… Continue Reading

Safeguard Against Winter Concussions

Sports like hockey, skiing, recreational skating, sledding or snowboarding are great ways for children and adults to stay in shape and healthy during the winter months, but like any activity, there is the chance of injury. One particularly serious but preventable injury is a concussion which is a brain injury that affects the way you… Continue Reading