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Putting Pain in its Place

New Canadian research reveals long-sought after answers that might lead to new medications for chronic pain sufferers on this week's Wed to the Med. Login - Kelowna Daily Courier | Kelowna Daily Courier www.kelownadailycourier.ca  ...

Life in the Fat-Free Fast Lane

I came across this comic recently and while it made me giggle, the message is no laughing matter. It's frighteningly indicative of the "I want it and I want it now culture" we live in. Why work hard for something if you can just buy it?...

Smart Kids, Senseless Parents?

Are you smarter than a fifth grader? Do you have a 10-year old in your house? Do you know any? If so, you don't need to tune into that once popular TV program to have your sneaky suspicions confirmed: Those fifth graders are frighteningly smart. But...

If Dogs Were Meant to Fly…

...So cute was his little face, so sparkly his brown eyes, so silky his brindled fur, it was love at first sight when I spotted him at the SPCA. And just as I could not bear to leave him orphaned a minute longer and adopted...

Is It Lost? Or Am I Loosing It?

         After recently downward dogging it in front of my yoga class with my shorts inside out, I ought to be embarrassed enough to avoid going back to the gym. But because I seek balance—in spirit and between the jeans I like to fit into...

Embarrassed? Blame your brain

I read the StyleWatch editions of People, but lately I’ve been questioning myself. Despite my best efforts, my daughter will not hesitate to flash the fashion-police badge assigned to all teenage girls and cry, “Unlawful outfit!” But just because the occasional get-up isn't great (except the...

Well, that was Embarrassing!

I have reached the age where it takes sooo much more than a little slop of wine down the front of my blouse or a piece of parsley between my front teeth to embarrass me, but I recently wore something out in public that should...

Dr. Google Is Always In

Yes, it's true. Canadians spend more time researching medical issues on line than they do banking, checking out sports scores, or even keeping up to date on the latest news. Sometimes information gleaned from online research can be life saving, as in the case of...