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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: 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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Temporary closure

Sun Country Health Region regretfully announces the temporary closure of the emergency department at Bengough Health Centre and Coronach Health Centre.

The closure will take effect at 8:00 A.M. on Thursday, September 25, 2008, and will continue until further notice. Residents of the area are advised to access emergency departments in alternative health care locations.

Radville Health Centre, Assiniboia Hospital, Weyburn Hospital, Moose Jaw Hospital and Regina Hospitals will provide alternate emergency department services.

This temporary closure is due to a lack of physician coverage in the area.

For Information on Physician clinic appointments call 268-2844 in Bengough and 442-2044 in Pangman

Sun Country Health Region continues to work with the communities to find physicians to provide services for Bengough and Coronach residents to avoid such closures.

Media: For more information, please call Marga Cugnet, Vice President of Primary and Integrated Health for Sun Country Health Region, at 842-8399.

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