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The Benefits of Hand Washing

Is it important to wash your hands? Simply put, yes. Frequent hand-washing is one of the best ways to avoid getting sick and spreading illness. You can spread certain “germs” casually by touching another person. You can also catch germs when you touch contaminated objects or surfaces and then you touch your face (mouth, eyes, and nose).

Hand-washing is easy to do and it requires only soap and water or an alcohol-based hand sanitizer. Read More >

Why Your Brain Craves Infographics

The popularity of infographics has sky-rocketed with the rise of the internet and the ease with which one can produce them – but have you ever wondered exactly why we love infographics?

We love infographics here at CHP Canada! It really helps simplify self-care topics and make them easier to understand in a short amount of time!

Take a look at the infographic below that exposes the science behind the boom. Read More >

Dreaming of Sleep? The Facts Behind Snoring

We all know what snoring is, we all know what it sounds like and we all know how annoying it can be – keeping us awake at night and also resulting in relationship problems. Some of us are snorers, others have to suffer during the night. Yet few people really know much about snoring or its causes.

The three main reasons for snoring are:

  • being overweight
  • smoking and
  • drinking alcohol

Read this infographic to learn more about the causes of snoring:  Read More >