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Safety alert: Canada-wide recall for oral rinse due to 'microbial contamination'

Safety alert: Canada-wide recall for oral rinse due to 'microbial contamination'

"K. Pneumonia can cause a wide range of infections in humans."
Free Will Astrology for the week of Jan. 6

Free Will Astrology for the week of Jan. 6

Ask Ellie: Fight pessimism with purposeful optimism

Ask Ellie: Fight pessimism with purposeful optimism

It is possible to overcome the pain and pessimism from negative past life experiences
Ask Ellie: Partner's alcoholism alienating friends and family

Ask Ellie: Partner's alcoholism alienating friends and family

Regarding “for better or for worse” — what happens when there isn’t any “better” on the horizon?
Health alert: B.C.-wide recall of some grocery store combo meals due to salmonella contamination

Health alert: B.C.-wide recall of some grocery store combo meals due to salmonella contamination

Check your fridges!
Plant-based doesn't always mean healthy

Plant-based doesn't always mean healthy

As new year's resolutions start pouring in, you may want to reconsider a plant-based diet if your motivation is health.
Junk food and the brain: How modern diets lacking in micronutrients may contribute to angry rhetoric

Junk food and the brain: How modern diets lacking in micronutrients may contribute to angry rhetoric

Ultra-processed foods high in sugar, fat and empty carbs are bad for the mind as well as the body. Lack of micronutrients affects brain function and influences mood and mental health symptoms.
Support and collaboration with health-care providers can help people make health decisions

Support and collaboration with health-care providers can help people make health decisions

Shared decision-making upholds person-centred care and supports people to take charge of their own health: their views, input and experiences are important contributors to health plans.
4 New Year’s resolutions for a healthier environment in 2022

4 New Year’s resolutions for a healthier environment in 2022

What if we expanded New Year's aspirations to include resolutions that benefit our communities, society and the planet, too?
No, putting a spoon in an open bottle of champagne doesn’t keep it bubbly

No, putting a spoon in an open bottle of champagne doesn’t keep it bubbly

At a recent tasting, I was presenting some sparkling wines from the Limoux region of France, a region that produced sparkling wines at least 100 years before wines from the Champagne region were well known.