Monthly Archives: March 2013

What you need to know about epilepsy . . . and seizures

I’ll be talking to Jill Krop about epilepsy on her am B.C. talk show on Global’s new BC1 channel, Tuesday March 26th at 9 am. Here’s the link to the video:¬†http://globalnews.ca/video/431044/ambc-mar-26 On June 28th, 2012, Parliament enacted the Purple Day … Continue reading

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5 Reasons You Need A Family Doctor . . . And What To Do Until You Get One

On March 14th, Global BC will be launching BC1, the province’s first all-news channel. Jill Krop will host her talk show AM B.C. weekdays at 9 am. Here’s a clip of my interview with Jill. https://www.dropbox.com/sh/lhljh6q6q8yeh8s/Ot5gns5D62?m Top 5 Reasons You … Continue reading

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Using Your Family History to Empower You

In my last post, I wrote of the value of knowing your family medical history and discussing with your physician your personal health risks. Again having a bad family history does not condemn you to suffer the same fate. Your … Continue reading

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The Value of Your Family History

Though some illnesses are random and many caused by the way you live your life, your family history can reveal your predisposition to certain conditions. Some people take this to the extreme. If a parent died at a young age, … Continue reading

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