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Old Person's Home, Saatchi Gallery, London. Photo © Jim Limwood, Creative Commons via flickr

Seniors need more than 12 minutes of
physical activity each day

Take 12 minutes. Twelve minutes represent less than one per cent of a day. If you work full-time, commute, ferry kids around, do chores, 12 minutes of free time allows you to catch your breath, prepare for the next crisis, or give your kids some undivided attention. Or 12 minutes Read more →

Nurse practitioner. Photo © Doug McIntosh, creative commons via Flickr

Province’s nurse practitioners speak out for patients,
need to speak out for the profession, too

  The B.C. government sometimes seems to suffer from attention deficit disorder. Take the case of B.C.’s nurse practitioners. The province began regulating these health-care professionals in 2005. The goal was to increase patient access to health care in an affordable, effective manner. Many studies show this happens when nurse Read more →