BEAT THE HEAT!

Welcome to Summer!! Need help dealing with the heat? We can do that!   SCRUB TOPS To help with breathability, we now carry 100% cotton tops! Available in 2 styles and 4 patterns, the cotton is soft and pliable, breathable, lightweight, comfortable, and stylish!! What more do you need this summer? These tops are ideal for doctors, dentists, dental hygienists, nurses, PSWs, vets and vet assistants, medical professionals, and anyone who just plain thinks they’re cute! (Which they definitely are!) Tops available in styles C324T and 523T (below) in the following patterns: Déjà Vu, Zen Stem, Wildberry, and Stone Medley. […]

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LITTMAN CLASSIC III

LITTMAN 3 SIDE

Forget the new generation of iPhone, have you seen the new generation of Littmans?! Say hello to the 3M Littman Classic III! This brand new stethoscope replaces the old Classic II with many improved features. It’s not only natural rubber latex-free but it’s also free of phthalate plasticizers so it’s perfect for doctors, nurses, and patients with sensitive skin and a love for our planet. The flexible, resilient tubing has been improved to better resist alcohols and oils from skin; it’s also more resistant to stains for a longer product life. It’s also a 2 in 1 product as the […]

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CANADA DAY

Happy 149th Birthday Canada! Let’s celebrate this amazing anniversary of our incredible country by saving money!! Please visit our website this week. Until July 2nd, you can get 18% off your order of scrubs, work wear, or chef wear just by using the coupon code CANDAY16! Check out our new arrivals including new prints and new styles! We have 4 brand new prints/patterns available and brand new unisex sets available to fit your mood, whatever it is! Try them at a discount price, come back because you love them!   Please see our website for more information, or to place […]

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Brain food

September is upon us and the school year is in full effect once again.  For parents, it is sometimes challenging to meet children’s daily nutritional food intake according to Canada’s Food Guide recommendations.  According to Canada’s Food Guide, here are some tips to meet the recommended servings. Serve small nutritious meals and snacks each day. Because preschoolers and young children have small stomachs, they need to eat small amounts of food more often throughout the day. One Food Guide Serving from a food group can be divided up into smaller amounts and served throughout the day. For example, half a Food Guide Serving of Meat and […]

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The Bug Stops Here…

It’s that time of year again…back to school. Is this your first year of college or university? Maybe you’re moving into a dorm or living off campus with friends. Did you remember to bring your favourite pair of slippers and the sweater you just can’t live without? With all the hustle and bustle and overwhelming excitement of your new journey did you remember to get vaccinated?

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ADHD: 7 Life Skills Your Child Should Master

By Stephanie Watson You probably take some life skills for granted, like knowing when to wake up for work or take your medicines, and how to balance your checkbook. Yet to a teen with ADHD, those tasks can become huge hurdles. Kids with ADHD tend to be much slower than their peers to learn how to organize, plan, and prioritize, says Cindy Goldrich, EdM, ACAC. She is a certified ADHD coach and parenting specialist with PTS Coaching in Long Island, N.Y.

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Whose duty is it to care?

from CBC News Like many professionals, nurses frequently move between provinces, states and countries, looking for work. Unlike many other jobs, however, they can hold lives in their hands. So who’s watching the caregivers to ensure they aren’t simply moving away from tainted pasts? As CBC learned while investigating an Ontario nurse with a revoked California licence, the answer is complicated. Self-regulatory bodies in individual provinces or states monitor nurses to ensure they meet requirements to work in that jurisdiction. But there is no formal requirement across the board requiring one province’s college to notify others. Instead, the system largely relies on […]

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‘Star Trek’-style badge helps keep hospital staff in touch.

By: Tamsyn Burgmann Special to the Star When patients at Toronto East General Hospital need immediate bedside care, a nurse taps the “badge” clipped to her scrubs and gets instant voice access to Dr. Carmine Simone. As in a ‘Star Trek’-style badge, she can ask for instructions or bring him running. The cutting-edge tool making all this possible is called Vocera, a multi-purpose intercom that uses mobile technology. Fastened to the shirt or a lanyard strung around the neck, Vocera breaks down communication barriers by allowing people wearing the badge to speak to each other with the press of a button. Hands-free […]

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With Ocean Wise, Toronto Chefs Take Seafood Sustainability to the Next Level.

by Ocean Wise On April 26, Toronto-area Ocean Wise chefs joined forces to celebrate a fresh new take on seafood, emphasizing the need to make ocean-friendly choices for the health of our oceans. By taking a bold stance to serve Ocean Wise seafood, Toronto’s leading chefs are helping to ensure the long-term sustainability of our oceans for the future generations of chefs. On April 26, Ocean Wise chefs, ambassadors and advisory group welcomed Luma Restaurant as a new Ocean Wise partner in Toronto Local chefs welcomed new Ocean Wise partner Luma Restaurant to the esteemed group of about 50 Ocean Wise partners in Toronto – […]

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