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Posted On November 3, 2017By seasideIn Regulars

The Natural Path: The Future of Natural Medicine

by Dr. Kristen Bovee, Peninsula Naturopathic Clinic –  To be an effective doctor in natural medicine, I spend a lot of time (and money) investing in education to be able to pass along my knowledge to support patients in their health. I would like to share the three areas of innovation in natural medicine I have found the most intriguing and that have the potential of improving patients’ health using “vis medicatrix naturae” (“the healing power of nature”~ Hippocrates). Stem cell therapy is the utilization of our own body’s immatureRead More

Posted On November 3, 2017By seasideIn Regulars

Historically Speaking: Remembering Why We Remember

by Valerie Green –  Perhaps because there has been so much horror in the world of late, it seems even more important every November 11 to remember why we honour all those who serve their countries. On November 11, 1919, when the first Remembrance Day was held throughout Commonwealth countries to mark the end of the First World War, it was simply a new concept held at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month to remember those who had lost their lives for their country. TodayRead More

Posted On November 3, 2017By seasideIn Regulars

Ask a Stylist

by Shai Thompson –  November Style Tip: Yes we have been here before, but let’s review. When you try on clothes, trying then on for fit not sizing is the number one rule of thumb. The absolute last thing you want to look like is 15 pounds of potatoes in a 10-pound bag! So if you think you may have gained a pound or two this summer and plan on dressing up for the holiday season, I suggest trying them on now. If they don’t fit, it’s time to goRead More
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Posted On November 3, 2017By seasideIn Regulars

Inside Out: New Knowledge for Better Health

by Linda Walker, Peninsula Physiotherapy & Massage –  As fall fast approaches, patients are reporting stiffness returning to their bodies. This is common here in the rainforest and comes with the territory! People are also commenting about how unprepared they feel for their body’s aging processes. Since this is the Innovation Issue, I thought I’d help enlighten people with new knowledge in three areas of health. First, let’s dispel the myth of osteoarthritis being a “disease.” The purpose of clarification is to empower and change people’s view of their healthRead More
by Paula Kully –  Driving along the Pat Bay Highway near Sidney, I am often thrilled at the sight of a plane suddenly swooping into my line of vision as it comes in for a landing at the Victoria International Airport. Or, how exciting is it to first hear the great whoop, whoop, whoop of a military helicopter before seeing it moving through the sky like a giant dragonfly? Some days, we may even be treated to a special viewing of an antique plane from bygone days – all becauseRead More