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Wound care and minimizing the scar

When you cut or scrape yourself, or even go for surgery, the skin will heal, and may form a scar. This is completely natural, but often unwanted. How well the healing of the wound goes will determine how visible the scar is. Wounds over joints can be especially difficult to heal as they are regularly disturbed. What can we do for the treatment of a … Continue reading Wound care and minimizing the scar

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Save the Bees

Perhaps you’re not aware yet, bee populations are drastically declining. This is a huge problem because bees do lots of the pollination around the world. While pollinating is simply transferring pollen from one flower to another flower, it does much more. This is the act that fertilizes the plant allowing it to grow food. The immediate thought that the food on our tables isn’t always … Continue reading Save the Bees

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Coffee Brewing Methods and the Golden Rule

There are many ways to brew coffee. Some say the best way is to use a coffee press, while others prefer the simple coffee maker approach, amongst others. You’ll need to choose a method that is best for you. The “Golden Rule” (as it’s known by the National Coffee Association) works universally for all methods, basically use 1 to 2 Tablespoons of Coffee Grounds to … Continue reading Coffee Brewing Methods and the Golden Rule

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The Misperception of Women and Pain

We are in a period of time in health care where objective evidence is the predominant method of diagnosis. Both men and women are viewed based on what can be physically seen over what is being expressed. Basically, if the problem is not immediately visible, it’s not completely real. This in itself is a terrible injustice of the medical practice. Why would anyone ever rule … Continue reading The Misperception of Women and Pain

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Best Plants to Clean the Air in your Home

In 1989 NASA published a research study on the use of indoor plants for the purifying air. This study was intended to address an obvious issue of having astronauts in enclosed buildings and vehicles for long periods of time, but there are parallels for people everywhere on earth. There are many sealed buildings with circulated air systems where the occupants have health issues. They focused … Continue reading Best Plants to Clean the Air in your Home

Email Greetings and Salutations

The amount of time we spend in face to face contact has diminished over the years. Frankly, the technologies that help us be more productive and able to communicate more quickly have left us often less connected to the people we are trying to connect with. This is why an email should be carefully crafted to try and create a deeper connection. A greeting is … Continue reading Email Greetings and Salutations

Running of the Goats

The Running of the Goats is an event that traditionally happens twice a day at the Children’s Farm in Beacon Hill Park, Victoria, BC, Canada. This event is so much fun. The children love it, and really any adult would love it too. They close for the winter, so be sure to check their website for hours of operation if you’re planning to be in the … Continue reading Running of the Goats