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Is Homeopathy Good For Our Children?

Is Homeopathy Good For Our Children?

Homeopathy and pediatrics Many parents worry about having to resort to pharmaceuticals for their children. Frequent use of antibiotics for recurring colds has led to antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Long-term use of pain killers for painful conditions like migraines can...
Can Mindfulness Help Improve Politics?

Can Mindfulness Help Improve Politics?

Mental health and Brexit Brexit politics are having a negative impact on British mental health. Anxiety, depression and insomnia are all increasing. The use of antidepressants has risen by over 13% since the 2016 public vote. People fear losing their jobs, or being...
Can Obesity Cause Cancer?

Can Obesity Cause Cancer?

Obesity, cancer and lifestyle choices Lifestyle choices cause 42 % of cancer cases according to the American Cancer Society. While smoking is still by far the biggest cause of cancer, obesity is second leading cause of cancer cases and deaths. Why obesity can lead to...
Can Mindfulness Prevent Classroom Violence?

Can Mindfulness Prevent Classroom Violence?

Classroom Violence On the Rise There has been an alarming increase in classroom violence in Canada. As this 2018 Global News video points out, up to 70% of Ontario teachers have witnessed violence in school. This increase in aggression is blamed in part on classroom...
Can We Fight the Flu Naturally?

Can We Fight the Flu Naturally?

Australia’s flu season is bad this year This year’s flu season in Australia is in the news. In June 2019 so far, 31,220 people were diagnosed with the flu according to figures from the Australian government. In June 2018, there were only 1,984. June...
Is Juice Good for You?

Is Juice Good for You?

Fabulous Fiber Fruits and vegetables are not the same as juices made from fruits and vegetables. Fruits and veggies are high in fiber. In juice, fiber is usually absent. The fibers found in fruits and vegetables are an essential part of what makes them healthy for us....
How to Make Health Care Sustainable

How to Make Health Care Sustainable

The cost of health care is unsustainable. According to the Fraser Institute report, it rates as the single largest budget item for every province in Canada. A recent CBC article showed that 70 % of health care expenses currently treat only 30% of the population. Older...
Living Mindfully, Dying Gracefully

Living Mindfully, Dying Gracefully

Mindfulness At the End of Life. As Atul Gawande’s best-selling book Being Mortal points out, we’ve come a long way in treating illnesses, managing pain, and helping people live longer. However, we still haven’t figured out how to deal gracefully with death and dying....