Monthly Archives: March 2015

Why Ethics Matters to You

Do you believe that medical ethics is an area of philosophy that doesn’t apply to you? Many share that misconception. The principles of bioethics – autonomy, confidentiality, beneficence and non-maleficence – certainly sound like high level philosophical concepts. No wonder … Continue reading

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#38 Where is the Happiest Place on Earth?

One of our favourite family vacation destinations has been Disneyland, the happiest place on earth. I’ve told my kids to notice the transformation in the families around us as we walked through the gates and entered the Magic Kingdom. Of … Continue reading

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A Hundred Days to Happiness #37: Reviewing your week

Most of us celebrate Friday because it brings a welcomed break from the work of the week. After my son moved to his campus dorm for his first year at UBC, I looked forward to seeing him back home on … Continue reading

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What to pack . . . for your hospital stay

In my last column, I wrote of the inevitability of you landing in the strange place we call Hospitaland and the curious customs of its inhabitants. To prepare you for a potentially unexpected visit and to reduce the chance of … Continue reading

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Are you prepared for a visit to the hospital?

The odds are in favour you’ll one day find yourself in a hospital, and the older you get, the greater the odds that you will. You might as well pack your bag today because being a patient is a lot … Continue reading

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#36 The ABCs of Health and Happiness

The ABCs of Health and Happiness Davidicus Wong Accept responsibility for your own health. Be active. Create happiness for yourself and others. Don’t drink to excess. Eat a healthy diet. Follow your bliss. Greet each day with gratitude. Help yourself … Continue reading

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#35 TEN THINGS YOU CAN DO FOR YOUR HEALTH

10 THINGS YOU CAN DO FOR YOUR HEALTH by Davidicus Wong Be active. Make physical activity part of each day. Get a good night’s sleep. Eat a variety of fruits and vegetables. Avoid saturated and trans fats in butter, hard margarine, lard … Continue reading

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