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Tag: Health and Wellbeing

Free food, fun at MFRC Hockey fundraiser

– In a show of support for military families and the defence community, Babcock Canada has united with the Esquimalt Military Family Resource Centre for a special fundraising hockey game.

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International Self-Care Day event held at CFB Halifax

– The self-care event held in honour of International Self Care Day, provided insightful information and tips on how we, as human beings, can be more mindful of prioritizing our mental and physical health.

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Hockey Night in Oman

– It was April 27, a Saturday night, when HMCS Regina was alongside in Muscat, Oman for a port visit during Operation ARTEMIS.

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Ask the Expert: Scaphoid Fractures?

– Why all the fuss over scaphoid fractures? People with symptoms consistent with a scaphoid fracture should never be taken lightly because these fractures are often associated with serious complications such as – delayed healing, non-healing, bone death, arthritis, decreased range of motion and reduced grip strength.

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Smart Training – it’s a balancing act!

– Being physically active is one of the most important things anyone can do to stay healthy and fit.  Regular physical activity can help you feel more energized, look better and live longer.  Many chronic diseases such as diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure, cancer, depression, and heart disease can be prevented or at least considerably improved with a prescription of daily exercise. The bottom line is that regular physical activity will not only improve your quality of life, it may actually save your life!

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1 CAD Member Completes Boston Marathon Bucket List Item

– Lieutenant-Colonel Eric Travis, who works for A4 Maintenance, 1 Canadian Air Division, did not let the cheering and shouting young women of Wellesley College distract him during his participation in the 2019 Boston Marathon on April 15.

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On July 24th, the Defence Team is pleased to celebrate International Self-Care Day!

– Every year, International Self-Care Day (ISD) is recognized on July 24 – a date that symbolizes that the benefits of self-care are experienced 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Launched in 2011, International Self-Care Day aims to promote self-care as a vital foundation of health while raising awareness of health-related programmes around the world.

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CAF members take part in traditional Punjabi Bhangra Dance

– Gurdeep Panheer, a Canadian Bhangra, artist flew to Victoria to teach CAF members the techniques involved in the traditional Punjabi dance.

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June is Recreation Month!

– PLAY, your way! Make healthy, active, better living, fun and easy

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CFHS personnel return from Iraq

– Most of the Canadian Forces Health Services (CFHS) personnel who were deployed to Erbil, Iraq, as part of the Role 2 Medical Treatment Facility have returned home, after a US Medical Unit took over Command of the Role 2 in March 2019.

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