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Mindfulness

What is Mindfulness? Part 1

By Robert K Stephen (TORONTO, ON) – Mindfulness is a term you will be hearing about more and more as it is now being integrated…


Hope For Haiti

By Marilyn Reaume (BURLINGTON, ON) – Six year-old Sohn was a sick little boy in an ailing country. I followed Joanna to the missionary room…


Reefer Riches: Canada Has Much to Learn

By Robert K Stephen (TORONTO, ON) – After seeing a few documentaries on the legalization of marijuana in Colorado, the issues aren’t quite as simple…


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A Fib Part 7: What Success?

By Robert K Stephen (TORONTO, ON) – The Long Waiting Game. I have seen a plethora of statistics on the success of an initial cardiac…


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A Fib Part 6: Short Term Disability Issues

By Robert K Stephen (TORONTO, ON) – Congratulations if you have survived your cardiac ablation unscathed; which is about a 96% rate. Your immediate concerns…



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A Fib Part 4: The Risks

By Robert K Stephen (TORONTO, ON) – My take is that there are both physiological and psychological risks to A-Fib sufferers. The physiological risks are…


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A Fib Part 3: Welcome to the New Epidemic

By Robert K Stephen (TORONTO, ON) – Atrial Fibrillation is a cardiac arrhythmia. This means a heart rhythm that is not normal. Abnormally slow heartbeats…


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Ensure Your Renos are Protected

By Colleen Kenney (WINDSOR, ON) – The summer is in full swing and so, it appears, are the sledgehammers. Home renovation in Canada is no…