Tag Archives: Multiple Chemical Sensitivity

International Environmental Sensitivity Awareness Day

Join us online on May 12th for Environmental Sensitivities Day for an online seminar:  “What you need to know, who needs to know, and what you can do about Environmental Sensitivities” http://www.aseq-ehaq.ca/e…/environmental-sensitivities-day/…

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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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2015 – A Retrospective

It’s the end of 2015, a time to celebrate the promise of the coming year but also a time to reflect on the 12 months that have just passed. It was an incredibly exciting year for me professionally. As a physician who advocated for my patients for so many years, I no longer feel that I am paddling upstream against the hardline, medically conservative current that has discredited environmental medicine for decades. The patient groups that I work with have realistic hope for improved care in the near future. Continue reading

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Happy and Healthy Holidays

Holiday time is for giving and receiving presents, social gatherings and parties, and family get-togethers. But to the 12,000 canaries with multiple chemical sensitivity (MCS) in my environmental medicine practice this season also means that there are more barriers to overcome in order to participate in life’s events because this is also a time for increased chemical exposures. If you’re a canary you can feel it. If you aren’t, you can’t. What are the canaries warning us about? Continue reading

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