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How to prevent a disabling fall

Posted by on Jan 11, 2018

By Dr. George I. Traitses As we age, our risk of falling increases.  Falling puts us at risk for serious injuries, including broken bones and muscle damage.  There are many choices that you can make that will reduce your risk of falling and protect your independence.  Check out these tips for simple things you can do to stay safely on your feet: 1) Remove your reading glasses when you are walking. Always slip them off before you take a step. 2) Never climb on a chair or stool to reach something. Always ask for assistance. 3) If you have a pet such as a cat or dog, consider putting a bell or reflector on its collar. It’s easy to stumble across an affectionate or sleeping pet that’s in your path. 4) Take your time. If you frequently find yourself rushing to pick-up the...

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UPDATED: Family still needs help for mom to provide stay-at-home-care for “Haileybird’s” leukemia fight

Posted by on Dec 26, 2017

An East York family is making the most of Christmas with ten-year-old daughter Hailey, a Gledhill Junior Public School student who was diagnosed with leukemia on November 2…

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Ten out of ten on pedicure at EY’s new The Ten Spot location

Posted by on Dec 6, 2017

I recently treated myself to a pedicure at the newest location of The Ten Spot at 979 Coxwell Avenue in Olde East York Village and was very impressed.

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There’s additive-free fish and seafood right here in East York!

Posted by on Dec 5, 2017

If you’re looking for top of the line Canadian fish and seafood free of hormones and antibiotics for your dinner table, you want to visit Fisherfolk…

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This EY brewery also a great place to hang out

Posted by on Dec 4, 2017

One of East York’s most interesting places to relax and enjoy a few beers is the Muddy York Brewing Company …

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The “good guys in food service” are based in East York

Posted by on Dec 4, 2017

If you go to an East York area restaurant or diner this holiday season, the chances are good that S&A Foods has provided its supplies.

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