Become an Organ Donor and Save Lives

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Most of us support improving and saving lives through organ and tissue donation, but only a fraction of us actually take the time to register. This disparity between good intentions and actions has real-world consequences. While thousands of people have received the gift of life, others have died waiting because there just are not enough [. . . more]

What the Heck is Mercury Retrograde?

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Although it sounds like the title of a Sci-Fi movie, Mercury Retrograde is an astronomical term for when the planet Mercury appears to be moving backwards in the sky (but isn’t really). All planets can appear to be moving backwards and stationary but Mercury is retrograde most often in a single year and when it [. . . more]

Elder Abuse on the Rise

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Domestic Violence in Canada According to a 2016 study released by the National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly, 766,000 Canadian seniors suffered some form of abuse in 2015. It’s expected that reported incidents of elder abuse will continue to rise with the growing senior population — Statistics Canada data shows that seniors in [. . . more]

Vegan Diet on the Rise Worldwide

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Statistics show that more people across the world are choosing to follow a vegan diet. According to Google Trends data, search interest around veganism has increased significantly from 2004 to 2017, with the highest level of interest in Australia, Israel, Canada, New Zealand and Austria. In Canada specifically, B.C., Yukon, Ontario, Nova Scotia and Alberta [. . . more]

Light Exercise Improves Memory

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Anyone over 50 usually notices their memory isn’t what it used to be. However, research has recently found that just 10 minutes of light exercise can help improve memory.  Memory loss is not uncommon for older adults and its one of the first symptoms of aging noticed. We enter a room and realize we forgot [. . . more]

Support Your Local Health Fairs

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Spring and summer bring a fresh new crop of health fairs in many communities. Often held annually or semi-annually, health fairs make for a wonderful day out with friends and family, and are usually open to the general public with free admission. Sometimes they are themed particularly for one or more segments of the general [. . . more]

Meditation: Beneficial for Stress Relief & Much More

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One of the best treatments for anxiety and stress relief, meditation is at the top of the list for most people because it is free of any cost, has no negative side effects and is limited only by one’s imagination and time. Unlike natural and pharmaceutical drugs or preparations which may carry some unwanted side [. . . more]

CAPRICORN

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CAPRICORN – December 23 to January 20 June 2019: Push has finally come to shove with Saturn and Pluto traveling through your sign so it may be time to pull back in some relationships. This month finds Mercury and Mars joining forces to oppose these two dark powerhouse planets so expect some crisis to come [. . . more]

LIBRA

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LIBRA – September 24 to October 23 June 2019: The only non-living zodiac sign, Libra the Scales, is sensitive and emotional, with deep feelings and generally a great love for all living things. This perfectly illustrates the dichotomy of the Universe and belies your innate ability to find balance when the world is upside down. Perhaps [. . . more]