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A question from an elderly mother

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Why do I still need to eat healthy? When you have an elderly parent, encouraging healthy eating may seem a bit condescending. After all, she is over 85 years old, and must have been doing something right all this time? … Continue reading

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Sky-high prices don’t mean a drug is effective

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A compelling drama played out in B.C. over the past few months features several people suffering from cystic fibrosis calling on the new NDP government to cover a new and very expensive drug. Some CF sufferers, including a woman in Victoria … Continue reading

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The American Federal Communications Commission Make Radical Changes to Neutrality Rules.

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The American Federal Communications Commission, (FCC), Chairman Ajit Pai has decided to trash the neutrality rules currently protecting consumers on the internet. His proposal will reverse the Title II classification of internet providers, which allows the agency to put strict limits … Continue reading

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Aging.

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Aging is one of the most thought about topics in the world. Every nation has proud centurians, usually quite willing to give their own personal hints on how they managed to live so long. Whisky and cigars have even been … Continue reading

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Robert Anaka is designing his own way back to freedom.

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Every now and then a chance meeting can  create a completely wow!!! moment. Such was the moment when I met Robert Anaka at a Seniors Health Show in Nanaimo last week. Fate struck Robert a cruel blow when he was … Continue reading

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How a man with vision and compassion restored hope to an injured nurse.

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Diana La Monte’s life changed forever 4 years ago when she was assaulted whilst on duty and  her life as she knew it destroyed. She lost her mobility and her independence. Diana, a licensed practical nurse, went from caring for others … Continue reading

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The Gift of Caring for Christmas

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Christmas is a time for friends, family, and celebration. A time to remember how blessed and loved we are, and to remind those we love how much they mean to us.

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Abortion pill not covered.

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Women are choosing unnecessary surgical abortions because the province doesn’t cover the abortion pill, the executive director of the Vancouver Island Women’s Clinic says. Dawn Fowler said the $350 price tag on Mifepristone, also known as the abortion pill, means some … Continue reading

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We Have A New Puppy!!!

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Meet Shay….

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Nature’s Child: Shaman, Witch, Pagan

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The wind in the trees, the waves running across the surface f the water, the gentle sigh of the earth as she settles into herself each day – all of life is energy and in constant movement. When we live on … Continue reading

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