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Did you know smoking is still being promoted to kids in Ontario?

When I was growing up, I didn’t know anything about big tobacco companies and I knew nothing about their strategies to get young people hooked on tobacco products. All I knew is that my parents smoked the red packs and that when we went … Continue reading

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How to talk to your teens about Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)

“Wow! He’s taller than you!” Recently, I have heard this so often about my 12 year-old son.  Yes, he is shooting past me in height. My little baby is now a pre-teen!  I feel the same as any parent: he … Continue reading

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