Jul 152013
How to Find Health Information for Refugees in Vancouver

A Vancouver-based website provides health information for refugees from other countries, to make it easier to get medical care in British Columbia. “Refugees already have so many barriers. There’s the barrier of language, cultural barriers, living below the poverty level,” says Dr Martina Scholtens, who created RefugeeHealth.ca. “Refugees generally come from a huge background of

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Nov 262012
How to Handle Bad News From Your Doctor

For better or worse, your life won’t be the same after a doctor’s diagnosis. These tips for coping with bad news from your doctor are from writer, speaker, and college professor Donnell King. “My wife and I were blessed with a special needs daughter who required a lot of care – she was hospitalized 22

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Mar 172011
Why Should I Exercise? How Exercising Affects Every Part of You

I got tired of asking “Why should I exercise?”, so I researched how exercising affects how I look and feel. If you’re wondering why you should exercise, you gotta read how exercising helps your brain, body, soul, and relationships… Before the tips, a quip: “The only way to keep your health is to eat what

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Jun 072010
How to Set and Achieve Fitness Goals – 5 Tips for Fat Loss

Increase your exercise motivation with these tips for setting and achieving fitness goals! You know that old quip that “nothing tastes as good as feeling slim feels”? Well, it’s true – and here’s the first tip for fat loss: “I have to exercise in the morning before my brain figures out what I’m doing.” ~ Marsha Doble. If you

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Jul 192009
Benefits of Omega-3 Fatty Acids - Why You Should Take Fish Oils

These benefits of omega-3 fatty acids will help you realize why you should take fish oils! These brain health tips summarize the benefits of DHA-3 fatty acids and fish oils, and include ways to get more DHA fish oil in your diet. By the way, I recently wrote an article for Health magazine about keeping your brain

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Apr 242009
How to Boost Your Immune System Naturally and Prevent Chronic Disease

These eight ways to prevent chronic disease – diabetes, obesity, cancer, cardiac disease, arthritis – will boost your immune system naturally. Dr Duke Johnson’s tips for staying healthy are based on the science of nutrigenomics and are effective even if a chronic disease runs in your family. “A genetic predisposition doesn’t mean you have to get [a chronic] disease,” says

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Mar 112009
The Best Anti Aging Tips to Help You Feel Good and Look Better

These are the seven best anti aging tips to help you feel good and look better – and they don’t involve Botox, cosmetic plastic surgery, or weight loss! These anti aging tips are from a fantastic book called  70 Ways to Beat 70. I love this book because it includes tips for everything from increasing your sense of

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Feb 272009
9 Natural Sleep Remedies - From Aromatherapy to Melatonin

These natural remedies for sleep will help you fall asleep and stay sleeping all night long. They’re from four sleep experts: a psychologist, a yogi, a sleep doctor, and a hotel manager (who knows a surprising amount about sleep remedies!). Before the tips, a quip:”There are twelve hours in the day, and above fifty in the

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Feb 052009

Are you worried about heart disease due to obesity? Here are six ways weight loss improves cardiac health, which may give you the motivation you need to achieve your health and fitness goals… Before the tips, a quip: “Reality check: you can never, ever, use weight loss to solve problems that are not related to your

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