These past two weeks have me thinking about the challenges of activism, and especially all those young activists working for gender equity. I write this in the hope that we can all find more ways to assist and support these activists. July 6 was my father’s birthday. He was born in 1904 and died when …

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School is out and, for many teens, the pressure of academic performance is gone. Just last week, one of my colleagues noted that there were fewer referrals and many youth were planning monthly instead of weekly sessions. It seems as if summer means a break from mental illness as well as from school. As well …

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On Friday evening in Ottawa, President Barack Obama told the capacity crowd at the Canadian Tire Centre that, under the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), 20 million more Americans received access to health care insurance. Obama believes that this is one of the accomplishments of his Presidency that has had the greatest impact on America and …

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Sustainable products and practices provide social and economic benefits while protecting public health and the environment. Considering this, if you want to have one practice with respect to your health that is sustainable on many levels, having a full-service family doctor would accomplish this. This occurred to me when I went to see my new …

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