Category: health

Eye or Vision Concerns? See Your Optometrist First

They were fighting it out in Florida recently. The eye surgeons (ophthalmologists) were battling the optometry lobby for patients’ rights. On the one hand, ophthalmologists are opposing new prescribing rights for optometrists stating that because they are not ‘medical’ doctors,…

What All Parents Need To Know About Vision

Strong Vision Is Critical For Success In School And For Full Child Development In Alberta, vision assessment in children is considered optional and this leads to some serious concerns when children who need the help don’t get it. Slowly but…

Homeopathy

See Also: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homeopathy http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Allopathy (Western medicine, biomedicine, evidence-based medicine, or modern medicine) Homeopathy is founded on some fuzzy science and not a lot of hard clinical evidence of efficacy. Having said that, much of what is purported by so-called modern…

Irene’s Smoothie

Irene’s Smoothie – A great place to start. The first part of this series explained the virtually unlimited benefits of smoothies. From savings to health, and even in helping children to do better in school, smoothies are a fun and…

The Unlimited Benefits of Smoothies

A Vitamix blender is one of the best tools in the shed for promoting good health. Unlike other more common blenders, the Vitamix is a high-powered machine that has some important advantages. First, the blade has flattened edges that turn…

5 Ways to Prevent Cyber-Bullying

How a little knowledge can help save children’s lives and dignity. There’s been a lot of discussion in the media regarding ‘cyber-bullying’ and teen suicides on the heels of the very public suicide of 15 year-old Amanda Todd. CBC.ca reports…

Charity Begins At Home

I love this simple expression, it means so much. In effect, before we can begin to do any good for anyone else around us, we must first be willing to show compassion and kindness to those closest to us. For…