Biblical Series VI: The Psychology of the Flood

Biblical Series VI: The Psychology of the Flood

So I’m going to launch right into it. I like this – – story as well. This is the story of Noah and the flood and then the tower of babel. Which I think are juxtaposed very interestingly. The tower of Babel is one of those stories like cain and Abel that’s only a few …

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The Canadian vs. the American Healthcare System | Jordan B Peterson

The Canadian vs. the American Healthcare System | Jordan B Peterson

It seems indisputable I would say, that the Canadian healthcare system is preferable to the American healthcare system Except at the very highest end. And there’s a couple of reasons for that, that would even, perhaps, appeal to conservatives. One is, the amount of administrative overhead that’s spent by Canadian health institutions is far less …

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Top 5 Heart Health Tips

Nine out of ten Canadians have at least one risk factor for heart disease, which is our second leading cause of death. But the power of prevention is in your hands says Registered Dietitian Daphna Steinberg. So lifestyle is the cornerstone for prevention and for treatment, as well as an adjunct to medication. She offers …

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North American first: Researchers investigate safety of focused ultrasound to treat depression

North American first: Researchers investigate safety of focused ultrasound to treat depression

At 68, Linda Bohnen has spent decades not being able to work, travel or enjoy simple pleasures. She is essentially housebound. Worse, she is trapped inside her depression and anxiety. I’ve had depression on and off most of my life but it’s been mostly on for the past thirty odd years. And we’ve tried every …

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Degrassi chats Mental Health, Part 1

Degrassi chats Mental Health, Part 1

[iMessage swoosh sounds] [incoherent group chatter] [laughter, clapping] [Adamo]: Awesome, so we just wanted to kind of chat about your guys’ experiences. I don’t know, we never really spoke about mental health very much, and just maintaining mental health. -Glad you guys came here, ah! [A]: There you go! -There you go! [A]: ‘Cause I …

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Dante Matas – A Colourful Headache live at the Root Down

Dante Matas – A Colourful Headache live at the Root Down

♪ Someone’s changing her mind without a plan of action ♪ ♪ Loosely drawing a line between points A and B ♪ ♪ Now she’s hoping to find another new distraction ♪ ♪ And I ♪ ♪ Tend to see so much of her in me ♪ ♪ Someone’s turning away from everyone around him …

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How to keep blood pressure down in cold weather

How to keep blood pressure down in cold weather

Nearly one quarter of all Canadians have high blood pressure, and that’s bad news especially this time of year. It has nothing to do with cold weather affecting our blood vessels, and everything to do with our changing habits. Our particular lifestyle choices in winter are different. Nancy Perkins is Clinical Research Manager in Nephrology …

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A message from the Government of Ontario on World Mental Health Day

A message from the Government of Ontario on World Mental Health Day

[Title: Michael Tibollo, Associate Minister of Mental Health and Addictions] Minister Tibollo>>My name is Michael Tibollo and I’m Ontario’s first Associate Minister of Mental Health and Addictions. Today marks World Mental Health Day, which also happens to coincide with Mental Illness Awareness Week. This year, the focus of World Mental Health Day is on Suicide …

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Cardiac arrest vs. heart attack: what’s the difference?

Cardiac arrest vs. heart attack: what’s the difference?

So what’s the difference between a heart attack and a cardiac arrest? Heart attack usually presents with chest pain, shortness of breath, often with nausea and vomiting. When a heart attack is severe, it can cause the heart to stop. That’s a cardiac arrest. The best thing you can do to help someone who has …

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Stereotactic radiosurgery: what to expect

Stereotactic radiosurgery: what to expect

This short video will help you see what steps are part of treatment of your brain tumour. A team of experts will look at the imaging of your brain and make a decision about whether you can have stereotactic radiosurgery treatment. Using the Aktina PinPoint system, stereotactic radiosurgery or “SRS” for short is a very …

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