All posts tagged Health

Spend more on sickest, discuss private health care: Stilwell (in Election Central)

Spending more on the sickest patients would save British Columbia’s health care system money overall, Liberal leadership candidate Moira Stilwell said today.
She also called for better integrating private and public health care, improving care in rur…

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Eleven effective habits for a greener 2011

Everyone's doing it: green is the new bottom line. Can being green become just another effective habit for you this year?

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NDP government would have stopped clinic’s extra billing: Dosanjh (in Health)

If there had been evidence of extra billing by a private health clinic, an NDP government would have acted, said former Premier Ujjal Dosanjh.

Now a federal Liberal MP

Dear Larry Gold, all I want for Christmas is my daughter to be pain free

Dear BC Children’s Hospital President Larry Gold, This time of year most children are writing their lists to Santa, asking for bikes, iPads, a new doll.  This

How to stay fit, happy, and healthy this holiday

Make your holiday a healthy one with a little planning, creativity and the following tips.

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NDP, like Liberals, ignored private health clinic billing: Day (in BC Politics)

Successive British Columbia governments have allowed private health clinics to do business in the province.

That’s doctor Brian Day’s reaction to a story The Tyee published last week.

How to stay sane this Christmas

Did this holiday season sneak up on you? For me, it was just September, and as I talked with someone about how fast time seemed to be

How to survive a holiday recession

Many of us are finding our wallets a little thinner this holiday season. To avoid debt and get the most out of the holiday season, here are my

Two Liberal leadership candidates failed to uphold health law: Dix (in BC Politics)

The British Columbia government is yet to seek a warrant so it can conduct its audit into Brian Day's private surgery clinic.

The Green Mama’s Guide to Greening Christmas (and any other Winter Holiday)

The Green Mama shows you how to celebrate more, spend less, and all around green your holiday.

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Five short-cuts to looking sassy this season

We all love a good seasonal shindig but when you’re juggling the inevitable December duties of Christmas, kids and general, all-round chaos, any personal primping and preening routine

Cheap shrimp, hidden costs

In September 2010, I was one of ten UBC students from the Graduate School of Journalism chosen to be part of a unique class called International Reporting. The

75% off consultation and chiropractic adjustment at Sunshine Life Studio

I had stopped going to the chiropractor because I never felt the difference I desired. When I looked at the Sunshine Life Studio website I noticed their different

67% off Diet Consultation with a Registered Holistic Nutritionist

Le Petit Chou’s Wholesome Lunchbox turned my bad eating habits around. Genevieve was very helpful and adaptive to my eating style and health needs. The consult wasn’t about

Evolving beyond 12 Steps

Is there anyone today who doesn’t know someone involved in a 12-Step program? There are 12-Step programs for almost everything we can think of -- alcohol and

Campbell’s expensive autism center is money misspent, advocates say

In the weeks leading up to the premier's resignation, the Ministry of Health and Education was urgently fast-tracking construction on a 20 million dollar building for children

Move over marriage and childbirth. Winning a fight comes first.

With twenty-four hours to go before the bit competition, I’d become an obsessive slave to the scales. I was teetering so close to my target weight that after

In Love With the Mystery

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The most extreme way to banish cellulite

After a recent sparring session, I gawked at the knotty, tangled mess that had once counted as a hair ‘style’ and reluctantly acknowledged that the luxury of looking

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