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Nutrition Tips Winter 2015

Children who have meals with their family not only eat better and are healthier; they learn to socialize and do better in school. Family meals give a time and place to keep up with what is going on with everyone, help each other out, and tell family stories. Enjoying family meals help to keep food in its place as only one of life's great pleasures. Pay attention to the food and enjoy it when it is time to eat, forget about it between times. A rushed morning without breakfast can make eating well challenging. Try these quick breakfast ideas: http://tinyurl.com/nn6b95d A long afternoon commute can make eating well challenging. Pack a snack for the afternoon before your ride so you aren’t over hungry when you get home. Healthy food choices at home and at school can help students do better in school and be healthier over all. Part of learning about healthy eating is practicing. If your children’s’ school does not teach food preparation, ask your school administration how you can help to support offering classes. Snack foods like chips, candy, and pop fill children up, but don’t supply any of the nutrition they need to grow and learn. These foods should not be offered in school. Help the school community council and school administration in your children’s school to promote healthy foods in the school.

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Radville Marian Health Centre Emergency Department to close two nights this long weekend

Date: 2015-07-30

Due to a shortage of nurses, the Emergency Department at Radville Marian Health Centre will be closed Friday and Saturday from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. on this holiday weekend. “We apologize for this inc... >>> Full Story

Community Advisory - Bengough and Pangman labs

Date: 2015-07-30

Please note: The lab/x-ray department at Bengough Health Centre will be closed Monday Aug 10. The lab at Pangman Health Centre also will be closed Thursday, Aug. 6. Posted July 30. ... >>> Full Story

Acute and emergency services to reopen at Redvers Health Centre

Date: 2015-07-16

The pieces will all be in place at Redvers Health Centre for early August. Sun Country Health Region and the Redvers and District Community Health Foundation and Recruitment Committee are pleased to... >>> Full Story

Expanded translation service in Sun Country Health Region

Date: 2015-07-02

Sun Country Health Region has contracted with a Canadian company that will provide translation and interpretative services in any language for visitors and residents needing health care whose first la... >>> Full Story

CT scanner purchased for Sun Country Health Region

Date: 2015-06-30

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Community Advisory: Air Quality

Date: 2015-06-30

Residents of South East Saskatchewan concerned about monitoring the air quality index while smoke from northern fires is floating down south can go to http://weather.gc.ca/airquality/pages/skaq-001_e... >>> Full Story

RHA Highlights - June

Date: 2015-06-26

At its regular meeting on Wednesday, June 24, Sun Country Regional Health Authority (SCRHA) announced the purchase of a CT scanner for the Region from General Electric. GE will oversee renovations a... >>> Full Story

Improved program for people with COPD

Date: 2015-06-11

The Chronic Disease Management team in Sun Country Health Region is expanding its initiative to improve services for patients in the Region who are diagnosed with COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary D... >>> Full Story

Medical Scooter Awareness Program planned this summer

Date: 2015-06-09

The Acquired Brain Injury Program at Sun Country Health Region is pleased to offer the Medical Scooter Awareness Program this summer in a location near you. Several communities have been selected so f... >>> Full Story

Landlines functioning at Weyburn General Hospital

Date: 2015-06-02

Update: Landlines are back in working order at Weyburn General Hospital on June 3.All landline telephone communication to Weyburn General Hospital was out of order Tuesday June 2, 2015. The outage i... >>> Full Story

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