Monthly Archives: October 2011

A fruitful, fall delight

Earlier this month, I visited the UBC Botanical Garden Apple Festival with my 3-year-old son Oskar. What a delightful festival! There were apples everywhere: apple juice, apple chips, a wide variety of apple trees and, of course, fresh apples galore. … Continue reading

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Are you passionate about cycling?

Is witnessing the Tour de France on your to-do list? Does supporting a great cause inspire you? If ‘YES’ is your answer to any of these questions, you won’t want to miss this once in a lifetime opportunity:  Ride a stage of the Tour de … Continue reading

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Integrative Cancer Care for Vancouver Island

Opening doors and bringing new perspective  Thursday, October 13th marked a historic moment for InspireHealth. Cancer patients from Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands will now have immediate access to cancer care that will enable them to do better, live longer, … Continue reading

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A Bountiful Harvest

As winter approaches, our focus may shift away from certain summer fruits and vegetables as we turn to heartier, warming meals. With a chill in the air, crisp salads seem less inviting and our daily smoothie may not be as successful in welcoming us … Continue reading

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October Research Updates

Dear Reader: In this month’s issue of Research Updates, Fang et al. reported that men with prostate cancer with higher levels of vitamin D had a better prognosis than those with lower levels of vitamin D. Kristal and colleagues found … Continue reading

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