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Bathing a newborn
Bathing a newborn
Bathing a newborn can be intimidating, but as long as you pay attention to the water temperature and don't leave them unattended you're gonna do great!

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What is mental health?
What is mental health?
Mental health is a commonly talked-about topic, but its definition is a bit fuzzy. What is mental health, and what are common mental illnesses?

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Six reasons for low sex drive, and how to fix them
Six reasons for low sex drive, and how to fix them
Your sex drive is linked to your overall health. If you find that your sex drive is lower than usual, these reasons may be the cause.

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Stay healthy all winter long
Stay healthy all winter long
It may be the most wonderful time of the year, but we're also more likely to get sick once winter hits. Some simple tips can help you boost both your immune system and your mood.

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Why does winter make me SAD?
Why does winter make me SAD?
Canadian winters are tough for a lot of reasons. It's cold, snowy, and there's not enough sunshine to make the amount of vitamin D our bodies need. 

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Flare + Maple — Dr. Brett’s tips for managing anxiety during COVID-19
Flare + Maple — Dr. Brett’s tips for managing anxiety during COVID-19
2020 has been rough, especially for people with mental illness. Dr. Brett spoke to Flare about handling anxiety during quarantine, and healthy ways to cope.

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What is a cognitive assessment?
What is a cognitive assessment?
Cognitive assessments can help you understand the health of your brain and overall neurofunction. Would you be a good candidate?

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Baby diaper rash
Baby diaper rash
There's a wide range of types of baby diaper rash — from slight redness to full-blown sores. And it's not always easy to know what's causing it.

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Tips for small businesses coping with COVID-19
Tips for small businesses coping with COVID-19
Many local businesses are in financial danger with COVID-19. Here are some ways small businesses can boost their revenue and create a safe place to work.

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Postpartum checkup Q&A
Postpartum checkup Q&A
A lot can happen between the birth of your baby and your six week postpartum checkup and your baby isn't the only one who'll need some TLC.

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Loss of appetite in babies
Loss of appetite in babies
Feeding is a huge part of parenting — you give them a bottle to stop crying, nurse when they’re sick, and have a great time exploring different foods when they get big enough. So when your baby loses their appetite, it’s distressing, no matter what stage of life they’re at. Here’s how to navigate loss of appetite in your baby.

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