Lifestyle

Maureen Gordon has weathered hard times before. She and her husband began running ecotourism outfit Maple Leaf Adventures out of Vancouver about a month before the 9/11 terrorist attacks devastated international travel in 2001. The rebound was relatively quick. Fallout from COVID-19 has proven much more prolonged. “The pandemic of course was incredibly tumultuous and
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Peer-reviewed research is emerging about the possible impact of British Columbia’s safer supply program, which provides prescription alternatives to toxic illicit drugs. Two studies in international medical journals cast the strategy in a different light. One found the program was associated with a reduced risk of death from overdose and other causes among opioid-using participants,
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With spring finally arriving, Canadians may eagerly consider resuming hobbies like gardening and golfing. But researchers are warning of potential health risks associated with these hobbies, especially those that heighten pesticide exposure. Research published in the Journal of Neurological Sciences earlier this year found that outdoor recreational activities, such as golfing, woodworking and hunting may
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