TBDHU Blog: Public Health for Thunder Bay District

Welcome to the Health Unit's own blog - written by public health experts with a Thunder Bay District lens. We look forward to engaging with you on here! 

Recent Posts

Small Changes Toady, Healthier You Tomorrow graphic
January 31, 2018 by Adena Miller
  • Healthy Eating
  • Physical Activity
  • Workplace Health

At this time of year, we often promise ourselves that we’ll make healthy lifestyle changes. Sometimes, change can be hard! A common reason for not making these changes stick is because it’s just…

Boy being walked to school
January 18, 2018 by Laura Dennis
  • Immunizations

If you have a young one starting school in 2018 you may be thinking, “How did my baby grow up so fast? Feels like yesterday I was just changing diapers, waking up 5 times a night, making baby food…

New Year's Resolutions 2018
January 8, 2018 by Rachel Globensky
  • Healthy Eating
  • Mental Health
  • Workplace Health

Making resolutions at the beginning of a new year started about 4,000 years ago when Babylonians resolved to return borrowed items to their neighbour.  In later times, Romans made promises to…

3 men cooking a meal together
December 20, 2017 by Kelsey Stojkovic
  • Healthy Eating

For many people, the holidays are a time of traditions, with a lot of them around food. Baking holiday treats, serving family favourites and gathering for…

Picture of Northern Lights with Quote
December 11, 2017 by Lynda Fraser
  • Mental Health
  • Workplace Health

It’s an ugly truth. It’s rarely blatant. It can be hard to prove – just as all forms of discrimination are.

Every day people go to jobs where they are expected to put their best foot…

Last Updated: 18/07/2018