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Cranbrook Health Council plans to open a non-radiation cancer centre in Cranbrook later this year

Roger Walker, Council Chief Executive Officer, said tonight an application is being prepared to receive funding from the Communities Oncology Network of the BC Cancer Agency. A medical internist has already been located and the Centre is targeted to open in 2000. He said a group of people in Cranbrook has been very active in developing the proposal. "The result will be some joint programming with the Cancer Centre for the Southern Interior and the BC Cancer Agency to bring a much higher ..

Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology

Our interdisciplinary patient-centred approach uses music therapy, counseling/therapy, hypnosis, relaxation, and cognitive-behavioral techniques as complementary to the medical interventions of our colleagues. Pain is viewed as physiological and psychosocial. We acknowledge the psychological, social and spiritual factors of suffering held by our clients as key factors in pain management and recovery from cancer. The intention of our work in pain management is to invite patients and their ..

Breakthrough Hair Loss Treatments

There are several reasons why people experience hair loss. You may be experiencing hair loss because of certain psychological stress which may take its toll on your hair. Some people may be experiencing hair loss owning to one disaster or the other. When thinking of a solution to your hair loss, the first thing is to identify what's causing it. That's the first and most important aspect of getting a solution. In consulting with your doctor about your hair loss problem, your medical ..

How to Prepare for Retirement

Preparing for retirement begins long before you actually retire. There are many things to consider before you are able to leave your job and begin your "golden years." All you need is MONEY. You will have plenty of time but money is what you will need to enjoy your retirement years. You must know how much you will need to keep your lifestyle. Living on a fixed income is not the same as living on your employment income. When you are working you can always pick up extra income by working ..

Drugs and destruction

“ TAKE ALL THOSE CONFISCATED DRUGS AND DO AS THE VIETCONG DID WITH THE US ARMY IN VIETNAM.SUPPLY THEM SECRETLY TO THE RUSSIAN SOLDIERS.” SUGGESTED COUNT ALEXANDRE DE MARENCHES, HEAD OF FRANCE’S SECRET FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE SERVICE TO PRESIDENT REAGAN IN JANUARY1981. The international trade in illicit drugs, at the end of the twentieth century, has multiplied in volume and its devastating effects on the world’s population, even faster than the international arms trade. Global profits of ..

A Caring Approach to Laser Teeth Whitening

Making the best out of the teeth whitening treatment available but when you are considering a teeth whitening treatment you do not really know what is going to work the best and what is the best value for money but with the help of the internet it has given buyers an array of information at your finger tips. Understanding more about the Zoom Teeth whitening treatment and with the treatment having so many naming variants it is logical for consumers to get quite confused about the treatment ..

CCSI Opening

Cancer Centre for the Southern Interior Opens Minister Talks of Personal Struggle with Cancer Kelowna Youth Choir and leader Joan Gass Kelowna, April 3 (CCSI) — The BC Cancer Agency's newest full-service cancer Centre—and Canada's—was opened officially today in Kelowna by the Minister of Health, Penny Priddy. She was joined by BCCA President Donald Carlow, Board Chairman Lou Jewitt, and Vice President Dr. Bill Nelems. Among the invited guests were regional mayors, the area MP, MLA, ..

Backwash – Message Board – Message List

Posted on: Aug 31, 2003 09:24 Okay, I'm probably going out on a proverbial limb here ... so, forgive me if I offend anyone ... I DON'T GET IT! by that, I mean ... WHY does ANYONE feel that they have to ANNOUNCE their "whatever" to the world (with weird, blatant actions)? Whether it be their choice of religion, sexual preference, or a hundred other things - it is simply just a part of who they are, and shouldn't be used to judge them, or identify them, or classify them, or -- basically -- ..

Pioneer Medical Systems, Inc.->Medication Dispensing

Let us assist you in taking your medications: the correct dose, at the right time and in the ordered manner. Form an alliance with your health partners -- physician, pharmacist, clinic/treatment center, hospital, home health nurse, family, friend/caregiver, insurance company/healthcare provider to maximize your health status. You can strengthen your partnership with the MED-Companion. How The MED-Companion Monitored Medication Dispensing System Works A weeks supply of your medication is ..

Ipas > Ipas South Africa helps girls work toward their dreams

Sixteen-year-old Thato dreams of being a politician — someone who can make decisions and a difference in the lives of her fellow South Africans. A student at a Catholic boarding school, Thato got a start on achieving her dream in late May when she attended “Take a Girl Child to Work Day” at Ipas South Africa’s office outside Johannesburg. At the observance, she and 16 other teenagers learned that before they can become decisionmakers, they must start with making healthy decisions for ..