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Well Baby Visit

April 4, 2024

Written by Anna Khademi, Registered Nurse   Babies should be seen by a doctor or nurse practitioner (primary care provider) on an occasional basis. Well baby visits are crucial as they…

Bring a Natural Balance to Your Nutrition 

February 27, 2024

Do you know Dietitians Day is celebrated on the 3rd Wednesday of March? This year, it falls on March 20.  Food and nutrition have been popular topics in the media.…

Where did I put my keys?

February 15, 2024

By Dr. Andrew Xiao Navigating Memory Concerns: The Vital Role of Specialized Geriatric Care As we gracefully age, our bodies undergo numerous changes; for some, memory issues can become a…

“De-prescribing” for Seniors

February 2, 2024

Written by Dr. Andrew Xiao We understand the unique healthcare needs of our aging population. Do I still need this medication? A Physician’s Perspective on “De-prescribing” for Seniors As a…

Social Prescribing at SCHC: Connecting Community and Well-being

February 2, 2024

Written by Perris Kajirwa, Project Manager – Community Health Centre We are excited to announce the launch of our innovative Social Prescribing program here at Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities!…

Inflation Bites: Grocery Tips During an Inflation

March 10, 2023

Written by By Ruchika Wadhwa, RD, CDE, Diabetes Dietitian Educator Ouch.. the inflation in 2022 has spilled into 2023. If you’ve noticed that your groceries cost more than usual, you’re…

Abirah’s Wellness Wednesday tips has inspired many to keep healthy and active while confined at home

May 9, 2022

Written by Walter Alfred, Marketing and Communications Intern ​Trying to keep fit when stuck at home can be a big chore, but with Abirah’s Wellness Wednesday tips, they have been…

A Year later, still coping with COVID-19

May 9, 2022

Written by ​Maria Borgai (MSW RSW), Social Worker – Diabetes Program Covid-19 has plagued us for over a year now, taking a toll on our physical, mental and emotional health…

Nutrition Month 2021: Daily Tips to Improve Your Health

May 9, 2022

Did you know that March is Dietitians Month in Canada? Dietitians can give you personalized nutrition advice to help you #FindYourHealthy! A dietitian can help you to make the best…

Making Sense of Loss and Grief

May 9, 2022

Salma Jaffer & Flourette Bacchus – HaynesClinical Social WorkersInterprofessional Primary Care Team Grief is a normal response to any loss and it is painful. COVID-19 outbreak has been unprecedented time…