Tag Archives: Canada

Turning that Sickness Into Healing

Sickness vs Wellness Medicine Part 4 of 4 In this final chapter of my blog, I have to take my hat off to you for being open to change. Most people find it easier to stay the same. Staying the same always ends up with things as status quo or more often worst than prior. As we […]

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Fighting Stress With A Wellness Approach

Sickness vs Wellness Medicine Part 3 of 4 The Stress Factor In Our Health Stress is a major cause of so many illnesses, that it is actually mind boggling. Many people deny that they are under stress. The perception is that stress is a big energy that overtakes us. We believe that we can handle […]

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The Wellness vs Sickness Approach To Your Health and Longevity

Sickness vs Wellness Medicine Part 2 of 4 Using The Wellness vs Sickness Approach with Common Illness Last week, we talked about the sickness vs wellness medicine. How does it apply to our daily illness and disease? Much about wellness medicine is about self care even when you feel fine. It is when we are […]

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Sickness vs Wellness- The New Approach to Primary Care

Sickness vs Wellness Medicine Part 1 of 4 By Dr. Divi Chandna, July 2013 The Culture of Sickness In North America, we are blessed to have access to the evolved health care technology that we do. In certain parts of Canada and the United States, the access to these services can vary. In Canada, we […]

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A future that is public … or private? Canadian Concierge Medicine?

A future that is public … or private? Canadian Concierge Medicine By Bibian Lik, The Vancouver Sun, March 14, 2013 There are competing views within medicine on how to fix Canada’s troubled health care system The health care system in British Columbia (and across Canada) is flawed and needs to be improved. That much, Dr. […]

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Alberta Canada Weak on Rules for Private Clinics: Concierge Medicine Canada

Alberta’s regulations around private medical clinics are weak compared to elsewhere in Canada and authorities lack the will to enforce the rules, a bioethics expert said Tuesday during a panel discussion at the province’s queue-jumping inquiry. Dr. Lynette Reid, associate professor at Dalhousie University’s department of bioethics, told the inquiry she’s studied the policies provincial […]

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Editorial: The Doctor Is In Concierge Medicine

Calgary Herald (Canada) –March 8, 2013 The shortage of family doctors in Alberta has been well documented for years, along with the rise in so-called concierge medicine clinics, where patients pay a hefty fee totaling as much as $10,000 a year for fast access to care and longer sessions with a concierge doctor. Unfortunately, this situation has created […]

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