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© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. Diabesity Coach Did you see that a heart-warming news clip on TV today? The Children’s Bridge Foundation in Canada brought 10-year-old Vietnamese orphan Son Phan here for “extreme” health care three years ago. The Children’s Hospital in Boston has been treating him to remove a football-sized tumour on his face. Son

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© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. Diabesity Coach That was the first thing I heard on the news this morning. And I thought, what a good idea. While our Acute Care Systems are under overhaul, wouldn’t it be a good time for us to help the government help us? We were ordering lunch at a Vancouver restaurant

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© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. Diabesity Coach There has been so much in the media about health care reform in the U.S. Here in Canada we’re undergoing some big changes too, but there is a fundamental difference in that we can go see a doctor anytime we choose without having to worry about the cost. Somebody

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© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed., Diabesity Coach Best letter in the Richmond papers this week: a certain Dana expressed relief that the city had finally passed the by-law banning the use of pesticides on private lawns and government-owned land. At least I now know that I can go for a power-walk in the park without coming

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