Category Archives: Healthy Living

Free Public Health Talks for 2020: The Empowering Patients Program

The Empowering Patients Free Public Talks for 2020 with Dr. Davidicus Wong   Monday, February 3rd, 2020 The Keys to Positive Change Tommy Douglas Library in the Edmonds neighbourhood   Monday, February 24th, 2020  The Patient-Doctor Relationship Bob Prittie Library … Continue reading

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Four Ways to Give

  The perfect gift is the one most needed. This season, consider four gifts that we often take for granted. Mobility and Physical Independence Unable to stand or walk without crutches, I’ve been dependent on my family these past two … Continue reading

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The Fast Choice is Rarely the Healthy Choice – for Your Relationships, Emotions and Body

As an intern in my twenties coming off a night of call with the weight of the hospital off my shoulders, I would crave for a hashbrown and Sausage McMuffin on my way home to sleep. Though my hunger was … Continue reading

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The Root Cause of the Problems of the World: A Limited Sense of Self

What might be the root cause of the great problems of the world: poverty, homelessness, crime, violence, war, racism, discrimination, hunger and global climate change? I contend that it is a case of mistaken identity: a false sense of self. … Continue reading

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Your Health Depends on Your Relationships

  What determines your health and happiness? We know that it is much more than timely access to a good healthcare system. In the 2009 report of the Senate Subcommittee on Public Health, only 25 per cent of the health … Continue reading

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What You Should Know About Diabetes

Are you at risk? Risk factors for diabetes: Family history of diabetes A personal history of diabetes in pregnancy, polycystic ovary syndrome or metabolic syndrome Aboriginal, Hispanic, South Asian, East Asian or African descent Overweight Sedentary High Blood Pressure, High … Continue reading

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Emotional Wellness (Davidicus Wong)

What is Emotional Wellness? A deep sense of meaning and purpose, an abiding sense of peace, the ability to manage the stress and transitions of life, awareness of your thoughts and feelings and the ability to manage them.   Why … Continue reading

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