Category Archives: News

A Human Experiment?

Here’s an idea for an experiment. Let’s take 200 different medications, grind up the tablets and empty all the capsule contents into a container, mix it up, and then swallow a capsule full of this mixture every day to see … Continue reading

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Mother Earth Day

  It’s Earth Day again, that special day when billions of people around the world join together in spirit, participating in projects to increase awareness and to support the ecological health of our planet. What could possibly be wrong with … Continue reading

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Better Safe than Sorry!

We worry about relatives or friends dying from heart disease when they are obese, smoke a pack of cigarettes daily, never exercise, have high blood pressure and high cholesterol levels, and diabetes. If that special person reduced as many of … Continue reading

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Don’t hold your breath!

Take a deep breath Every day, on online health and fitness sites, on TV and in popular magazines, media is informing us that the food we eat is affecting our health. In our doctors’ offices, diet becomes an issue as … Continue reading

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One of many barriers for canaries.

This an example of how difficult it is for people with invisible disabilities to receive accommodations that are rightfully theirs. Last week in Mclean’s Magazine It took months of mediation between a student with invisible disabilities, York University and the … Continue reading

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Love is in the air – and what else?

Millions of couples get engaged on Valentine’s day. Five years ago, my son proposed. This year, my wife and I were invited to two weddings.  Love is certainly in the air. When couples enter into a committed relationship, the next … Continue reading

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What we aren’t learning from Zika

The Zika virus is a top story in the news and with good reason. It can cause microcephaly in newborn babies whose mothers are bitten by an infected Aedes mosquito in the first trimester of pregnancy. These babies have smaller than … Continue reading

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