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Be Allergy Free with Homeopathy: A Natural Treatment for Environmental Allergies

By Andrea Hauser We are rapidly approaching the dreaded season of sneezing, runny noses, itchy watery eyes, throat irritation and a general low feeling despite the end of winter. Canadians are much too familiar with these “summer cold-like” symptoms and consequently are far too familiar with the allergy section at the drug store. Living with[...]

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What’s In Your Sunscreen…Is It Doing More Harm Than Good?

For years we have been told to apply sunscreen before going out in the sun and we have listened. And sunscreen manufacturers have been paying attention, coming up with all kinds of products ranging from waterproof, spray-on, greaseless and hypo-allergenic just to name a few. But are sunscreens really safe? Are they really better than[...]

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Toxic Load

There are many ways that toxins invade our bodies. The air we breathe is full of pollution – byproducts from burning fossil fuels, aerosols, and metals – contributing to increased allergies, asthma, cardiovascular diseases, and other respiratory diseases1. The soil we walk on and plant our food in is laden with pesticides that have the[...]

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Shinning New Light on Sun Safety

By Andrea Hauser Nothing is better than a gorgeous sunny day. But as a skin cancer survivor, take it from me – being aware of sun safety is critical. Here are some key facts and tips you and your family should be aware of before you head outdoors this season for fun in the sun.[...]

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Spring Detoxification

Spring is usually the time when Canadians emerge from their homes and start their annual cleaning. We clear the garden, plant new flowers, repair any damage to our homes and start to reorganize the indoors. It is also a perfect time to detoxify our bodies. Many people ask me why we need to do a[...]

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Feeding A Picky Eater

For those of you who have a picky eater, mealtimes can be a nightmare. Not only do you need to make sure your child eats, but you also want to ensure that your children are getting the nutrients they need to thrive. Here are some tips to make sure your children are getting what they[...]

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FirstLine Therapy can help you regain your health this year!

FirstLine Therapy is a specialized therapeutic lifestyle change program unlike any other in that the FLT system targets the underlying causes of chronic illnesses by incorporating a sensible eating plan, exercise, nutritional supplementation, and stress management. In fact, the following key characteristics are unique to the FLT program: FLT is not just a weight loss[...]

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Ten Tips to Optimize Your Health in 2013

As part of your New Year’s resolution let’s make lasting changes to our lifestyles and diet in 2013. Let’s steer clear of that crash diet that inevitably leads to temporary results with no lasting health effects. Dieting is a multi-billion dollar industry and it wouldn’t be the hearty money-making machine that it is if there[...]

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Coping Strategies for dealing with Diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic disease that arises from the body’s inability to produce or properly use insulin. Insulin is the hormone that we make in order to use sugar as an energy source. When there is not enough insulin, or the cells in the body don’t respond to insulin, the sugar continues to circulate in[...]

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What is Breast Thermography?

reast Thermography is a well known, safe, radiation and compression-free method of assessing a woman’s risk for breast cancer, offering the earliest possible warning that problems may be developing in her breasts. Thermography, using an infrared camera and high tech computer software, takes images of the temperature and vascular supply in the breasts, based on[...]

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