NOVEMBER Issue 2017 Now Available

NOVEMBER Issue 2017 Now Available

NOVEMBER  issue: “Movember” Men Health Awareness Month   GET A COPY AT TORONTO PUBLIC LIBRARIES, order HERE through PayPal or at selected BOOKSTORES. Get your copy today by subscribing below. Term 6 issues $34.95 CAD12 issues $64.95 CAD

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Publisher Message

Publisher Message

We witness more men sporting mustaches as November comes around. Mustache November, or Movember, is an annual month-long event globally that dedicates the growing of mustaches to help raise awareness for men’s health. Movember was founded in 2003 in Australia. From growing a Mo to global collaboration, the Movember Foundation...

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A Question of Modality – Raising Foster Kids in the Neighborhood

A Question of Modality – Raising Foster Kids in the Neighborhood

She looks… happy. Genuinely happy. A single mother at twenty-nine years of age. She has six kids. All genders; all races; all creeds. Her children range in age from eight- to seventeen-years-old.  She is my neighbor, and I am proud to call her my friend. Samantha (real name withheld) is...

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Publisher’s Note

Publisher’s Note

SERENITY Happy we are starting a new month; giving way to all the natural disasters from hurricanes to forest fires that rampage in September.  The human spirit is strong and collectively we will help those who were affected, that they keep on going as they rebuilt their lives. Over the...

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Preeclampsia

Preeclampsia

Each year worldwide, over 75,000 women will not survive to celebrate their next birthday, due to a poorly understood and the life-threatening condition of pregnancy and the postpartum period called preeclampsia. Frighteningly easy to mistake for the common complaints of pregnancy, the early symptoms of weight gain, water retention, and fatigue...

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September is Lymphoma and Leukemia Awareness month in Canada

September is Lymphoma and Leukemia Awareness month in Canada

One person in Canada is diagnosed with a blood cancer approximately every thirty-four minutes. An estimated combined total of 15,530 people in Canada was forecasted to be diagnosed with leukemia, lymphoma or myeloma in 2016. New cases of leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma will account for 9 percent of the 173,800 new cancer cases diagnosed...

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ACUPUNCTURE AND TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE 

ACUPUNCTURE AND TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE 

ACUPUNCTURE AND TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE  In the past few years, you may have noticed an increase in the publicity around traditional eastern medical practices, acupuncture, and other traditional health care practices. In the past few years, the number of patients to Traditional Chinese practitioners has dramatically risen in Canada. With...

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Publisher’s Note

Publisher’s Note

Bye, Bye  –  Au Revoir Adios   –   バイ   –  Tschüss   –  Nока   –  Ikosi SUMMER 2017 Going, Going, Gone are those long summer days. In this part of the world, we put away our summer toys and close up the gardens for another year. It’s back...

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Publisher’s Note August 2017

Publisher’s Note August 2017

Summer Fresh Fresh Foods, Fresh Skin Tones, Fresh Blooms of flowers Summer fresh can be the mind, body and spirit getting a boost. Most of us get out more in the summer whether vacationing in our backyards or travelling to faraway destination.  The warmer weather with longer daylight hours are...

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Q&A with a heart transplant recipient

Q&A with a heart transplant recipient

MEET Michael Sullivan, husband and father of two. He has a second lease on life thanks to his donor and their family. Michael is a heart transplant recipient. Q & A How was your health before you were diagnosed with the underlying medical condition that caused organ failure? What was...

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