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01 Mar
Embrace Aging Month in the Okanagan

Is sixty the new forty? A lot of Okanaganites say, "YES!" We're living longer, we know that, but today's seniors want to live better. That's why UBC Okanagan holds an annual Embrace Aging month. Fourteen (free) events scattered across the calendar starting March 1st, 2016. I'll...

21 Feb
Fight the Flu; Get Shot!

This week The Good, the Bad and the Bloody looks at the flu and why it's more dangerous than many of us think and why it's still not too late to get vaccinated....

25 Jan
Song in your heart good for your brain

Fingertips drumming the steering wheel, head bopping to the beat, lips syncing the words — you’ve seen her before. She’s the woman driving down the highway, so enraptured in song; she’s oblivious to the amused car poolers around her. Source: Song in your heart good for...

27 Nov
Motion is Lotion for Healthy Joints

Kelowna-Lake Country MLA, Norm Letnick, may be the Minister of Agriculture, but he holds regular free health forums aiming to keep his constituents informed and motivated to lead healthy and happy lives. It was standing room only at his latest forum featuring Healthy Joints, where...

14 Nov
Praying for Paris

Most mornings I journal but today, as I curled up on my couch, hot cup of coffee in hand and reached for my familiar spiral-bound book, its cover took my breath away.  Devastated by yesterday's deadly attacks on the French capital, I yearned to express...

07 Aug
Oh, HitchBOT!

It was a dark day in Philly when, in the home of brotherly love, a child-like Canadian celebrity was killed. HitchBOT, the traveling robot that thumbed its way across Canada, the Netherlands, and Germany, met an untimely demise in the good old U.S. of A on...

30 Jul
Wear your nationality with pride, eh

I couldn't help but note my fellow Patriot in the American airport. His black t-shirt emblazoned with bright red, capital letters proudly announcing CANADA caught my eye. Since an article I read in the Globe and Mail suggesting wearing our maple leaf when we travel...