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Caring for the Caregiver

On Saturday, March 25th, 2017 from 10 am to 3:30 pm, I’ll be joining a number of other speakers at the Burnaby Seniors Outreach’s Caregiver Expo at the Bonsor Recreation Complex, 6550 Bonsor Avenue, Burnaby. For more information, call (604) … Continue reading

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What You Need to Know About Heart Disease

A young man at the pool asked me, “Why does blood get thicker with age?” After telling him this wasn’t true, I asked where he got the idea. “All the older men in the steam room are on blood thinners.” … Continue reading

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The Slogans You Live By: Are You Due for Rebranding?

  In business, branding is everything. A lot of thought goes into a company’s choice of name, trademark and slogan, and that slogan – the catchy way that it expresses its values, vision and purpose – influences how the organization … Continue reading

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Celebrate Move for Health day: Walk With Your Doc!

To celebrate Move for Health Day in Burnaby on Tuesday, May 10th, I’ll be presenting a talk, “We Were Made to Move” at 1 pm at the Edmonds Community Centre (at 4585 Albert St, Burnaby) and again at 5:45 pm … Continue reading

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The magic of self-compassion

Sometimes what we long for is right in front of us, and like Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz, we already have what we need. Each day, I see patients searching for a solution to their suffering that can come … Continue reading

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Misreading your blood pressure: 6 ways we go wrong

Once we’ve established that you’re breathing and you have a pulse, your blood pressure is a crucial vital sign. Even when you’re feeling well, that number can determine if you’re at risk for a stroke, heart attack, heart and kidney … Continue reading

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What you should know about blood pressure

Have you checked your blood pressure in the past year? Do you know your numbers? High blood pressure – or hypertension – is an extremely common condition. When unrecognized or untreated it can cause catastrophic effects in your body. To … Continue reading

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