Archive for October, 2010

Featured Condtion/Disease: Seasonal Flu

We are featuring a childhood/infant disease or condition informational post every other Friday.  Today’s topic is Seasonal Flu.

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Choice impacts Everyone!

Humans are notably inconsistent beings, which may account for the contradictory attitudes we currently see to the phenomenon of suicide. On the one hand, every effort is made to prevent people taking their own lives; there are safety barriers on bridges, crisis hotlines, suicide prevention programmes in schools. At the same time there are organised campaigns for assisted suicide and other forms of euthanasia to be sanctioned by law.

According to euthanasia advocates, we have the right to end our lives, and as autonomous individuals, each one should choose whether to live or die. There are people, it’s true, who think that autonomy and choice are too good to be wasted on just anyone. Someone commenting on a National Post blog recently insisted that “a 90 year old suffering dementia who is also blind, deaf and unable to walk is no longer a person.” The implication is that the infirm can have the time of their death chosen for them- by someone else of course.

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EGM Technician Regulation

Here are the EGM meeting highlights re: Technician Regulation….
The meeting was held in Vancouver on July 13 2010– College of Pharmacists of BC.
(click on the title to view video)

Resources for Healthy Eating and Exercise

Enjoy the benefits of a healthy weight

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October is Children’s Health Month

Children’s Health month highlights the importance of protecting children from environmental risks. Each day you will find helpful tips and links on environmental and health topics.

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