Category : Health

Health benefits of coconut oil

Coconut oil – Back in the 50’s there was a huge campaign against coconut, claiming it was an unhealthy saturated fat contributing to heart disease and other ailments. No thanks to the American doctor, Ancel Keys who documented this misinformation, ...

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How meditation can improve your educational skills

Meditation can improve your educational skills – Neuroscientists, psychologists, yoga practitioners and businessmen constantly talk about meditation. It seizes the offices of large companies, schools, and universities. There are many directions and traditions of meditation. Let’s talk about why it ...

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Nearly one in four men psychologically distressed

Psychologically distressed – A SOM survey of 2,000 Quebec men has revealed that nearly one-quarter (22%) may be experiencing psychological distress, yet generally do not seek professional support. The survey was conducted at the request of Regroupement provincial en santé ...

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A happy alternative to chemical fragrances

Alternative to chemical fragrances – The information on the toxic effects of chemical fragrances is exploding in the health industry. “The-New-Second-Hand-Smoke” is what people are now calling perfumes and colognes. The fumes linger for hours and are not only hazardous ...

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Banning smoking in CDN / NDG parks

Banning smoking in CDN / NDG parks – NDMarvin Rotrand will be tabling a motion to ban smoking in parks at the November 5 Borough Council meeting in Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce. The Snowdon city councilor has long been an advocate ...

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Pharmacists, Opioids and ‘The Talk’

This morning was no different than many other days. I pulled a naloxone kit from the shelf in my pharmacy and headed into the counselling room where a patient was waiting for ‘the talk’. The patient is starting an opioid ...

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