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Way Back Wednesday Anecdote – London Blitz

It’s Way Back Wednesday again!

Today’s post is dedicated to a recent anecdote that Gerry found while reading a biography on Winston Churchill. We thought we would share!

British Politician, Winston Churchill stated that during the London Blitz in World War Two, the British were trying to figure out how the Nazis were guiding their planes to their targets.
They deduced that they were using radio beams to guide their their bombers. Read More >

The Many Benefits of Walking

Now that the weather is getting warmer there are many different ways to get exercise, but the easiest and cheapest way to stay in shape is walking.

Walking is an easy, low-impact form of exercise that can ease you into a higher level of fitness and health. Walking is a form of exercise accessible to just about everybody. It’s safe, simple and doesn’t require practice. Walking is one of the best overall exercises you can do to improve your health and well being. Read More >

Self Care for the Modern Day Woman

March 8th, 2013 is International Women’s Day!

After more than 100 years, International Women’s Day draws millions to commemorate the advancements made in politics, education, employment, and other areas of daily life.

 

A common struggle for women today is setting their own needs of self care as a priority.  Women are often great at attending to their children, partners, parents, Read More >

Pharmacists are your friend!

March is Pharmacist Awareness Month (PAM) throughout Canada. This means that all pharmacy associations across Canada (national and provincial) are working together to improve the everyone’s understanding of the expanding role of pharmacists with a theme of “Providing more health care than you know: Ask a pharmacist.”

Most people don’t know that pharmacists are medication experts that are qualified to offer different services beyond just dispensing medications. Asking your local pharmacist about these valuable services can help improve your health at your convienence. Read More >

Raspberry Ketones and Quality Regulation: Self-Care’s Role

A recent post to CHP Canada’s Facebook page asked for our take on raspberry ketones and whether the quality of such products is regulated in Canada.The question reflects one of the many issues we hope to explore with Canadians in this blog.In a nutshell, we are hoping to start a conversation about self-care’s role in the health of Canadians and their health care system.To say that that conversation has many facets is a bit like saying that Justin Bieber has a lot of followers on Twitter.  Read More >

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