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Raising a stink over getting Pinked

Raising a stink over getting Pinked

Mar 1, 2015

Will “Boob Bombing” really prevent breast cancer? DRUG BUST by Alan Cassels • The people’s briefing note on prescription drugs Rarely, if ever, has a disease colonized a colour, but that’s precisely what you can say about the corporate fundraising behemoth around breast cancer. It’s audacious, sometimes crass and very hard to miss. And did I say,...

Home radon test could be a lifesaver

Home radon test could be a lifesaver

Mar 1, 2015

SCIENCE MATTERS by David Suzuki   • In late January, the BC Lung Association released results of Canada’s largest-ever, community-wide home radon testing project, conducted in Castlegar and Prince George, two of BC’s radon hot spots. In more than half the Castlegar homes tested, and one-third in Prince George, radon concentrations exceeded Health...

Healthy love relationships

Healthy love relationships

Mar 1, 2015

UNIVERSE WITHIN by Gwen Randall-Young • I want to be in a relationship where you telling me you love me is just a ceremonious validation of what you already show me. – Steve Maraboli We have always heard the Inuit have at least 50 different words for “snow.” We really need at least that many words for love because it is hard to understand what someone...

Eating & driving planet aids

Eating & driving planet aids

Mar 1, 2015

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina MS, RD, and Sahar Lakhani • As spring buds appear, we might be looking at our lifestyle choices and considering new steps. Taking action gives a sense of empowerment and two effective and powerful actions we can take immediately to limit our impact on climate change are: 1. Adopt a plant-based diet or shift in that direction. 2....

STAR WISE: March 2015

STAR WISE: March 2015

Mar 1, 2015

by Mac McLaughlin • Aries | Taurus | Gemini | Cancer | Leo | Virgo | Libra Scorpio | Sagitarius | Capricorn | Aquarius | Pisces The spring equinox takes place on March 20 at 3:45 PM Pacific Daylight Savings Time (PDST). It is an auspicious astrological event and many cultures in ancient times used the spring equinox chart as their cosmic indicator as to how...

How small towns are driving Canada’s digital future

How small towns are driving Canada’s digital future

Mar 1, 2015

INDEPENDENT MEDIA by Cynthia Khoo and Steve Anderson “If you want it done right, you have to do it yourself” and when it comes to Internet access, communities across Canada are doing just that. Through municipal broadband networks operated by local governments, public utilities, cooperatives, non-profits and public-private partnerships, Canadian cities and...

Women and antidepressants

Women and antidepressants

Feb 1, 2015

Caution: addiction ahead DRUG BUST by Alan Cassels • Why are so many women taking antidepressants and what does this say about one of medicine’s biggest questions? It’s a problem that’s been growing for decades and shows very few signs of improving. Let’s strip this issue down to a few bare essentials. Q: So what is the problem? A: For some reason,...

Earth warmer as oil price drops

Earth warmer as oil price drops

Feb 1, 2015

SCIENCE MATTERS by David Suzuki • With oil prices having plunged from more than $100 a barrel last summer to below $50 recently, the consequences of a petro-fuelled economy are hitting home – especially in Alberta where experts forecast a recession. The province’s projected budget surplus has turned into a $500-million deficit on top of a $12-billion...

This game of life

This game of life

Feb 1, 2015

UNIVERSE WITHIN by Gwen Randall-Young • Life is to be lived, not controlled; and humanity is won by continuing to play in face of certain defeat. – Ralph Ellison, Invisible Man Games involve challenges, be they sports, board games, card games, video games or televised survivor games. We enjoy the challenges and often try to improve our skills so we can...

Steps for a healthy heart

Steps for a healthy heart

Feb 1, 2015

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina MS, RD, and Sahar Lakhani • February is Heart Month, an optimum time to care about your heart. While death rates due to cardiovascular disease have dropped – in part because many people are adopting lifestyle changes that reduce their risk – heart disease still remains the #1 killer. Every seven minutes, a Canadian dies from...