What is the Good Food Box? Established in 1995, the Good Food Box Program provides fresh, healthy and nutritious fruits and vegetable to hundreds of individuals and families each year. In 2017 over 14,000 boxes were sold to over 2,056 individuals. For a nominal fee, participants pay for a […]
Every May, dietitians from Hastings Prince Edward Public Health find the lowest price for 67 basic food items at eight grocery stores across both counties. These items make up what is called the Nutritious Food Basket. The items included meet recommendations from Canada’s Food Guide and do not […]
The biggest ethical controversies concerning medical marijuana are based upon two competing viewpoints: whether medical marijuana is truly a safe, effective medication which doctors should be recommending, or whether medical marijuana is indeed an effective legitimate medication which should be offered to more patients but is not because of the prejudice and stigma against marijuana.
Look for your copy of the magazine Who Cares in your newspaper the weekend of May 24. It will help you make informed decisions about your health with an emphasis on managing chronic disease. Thanks to a number of businesses and organizations who care, this valuable information will be […]
According to statistics, it appears that Hastings Prince Edward (HPE) residents have high rates of chronic diseases compared to Ontario.