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Green Hospitals Vs Green Healing

As our society becomes more environmentally aware and green conscious, new areas of attention constantly come to the forefront of our awareness. We worry about switching light bulbs, proper compost able garbage bags, and aerated shower heads. I recently saw a pizza place proclaiming itself as a ‘green eatery’ because they were only going to give out two napkins per slice of pizza.

By Guest Column William McCreary, PhD.- Friday, January 30, 2009 - Full Story

What is Your Check Engine Light Telling You?

One out of every 15 vehicles inspected at check-up events has its ‘check engine’ light illuminated when it arrives according to Car Care Canada’s Be Car Care Awarecampaign. When the ‘check engine’ light comes on, it means that a system in your vehicle, such as ignition, fuel injection or emission control, is not operating at peak performance, even if your vehicle seems to be running normally.

By Guest Column - Friday, January 30, 2009 - Full Story

The Father Factor: How Dad’s Age Increases Baby’s Risk of Mental Illness

- Paul Raeburn 
Key Concepts


It is widely recognized that a 40-year-old woman has an increased risk of bearing a child with Down syndrome. What is not known is that a 40-year-old man has the same risk of fathering a child with schizophrenia—and even higher odds of his offspring having autism. The risk of bipolar disorder appears to rise as well.

By Guest Column - Friday, January 30, 2009 - Full Story

The Obesity Solution Becomes More Confusing

On Thursday, July 17th, fat people in our nation began to rejoice at the breaking news. After years of conflicting advice detailing the best approach to dealing with weight loss, finally, the medical community had spoken. The obesity epidemic should be about to come to a screaming halt because one of the most prestigious medical journals presented its astounding findings. The New England Journal of Medicine published findings of a diet study promoting the weight loss benefits of adhering to a low carb diet.

By Guest Column William McCreary, PhD.- Thursday, January 29, 2009 - Full Story

Nursing Home Essentials

-Lise Cloutier-Steele

The placement of my father in a long term care facility was one of the most difficult decisions I have ever had to make.  He needed health care that I could not provide on my own, and knowing that home services would be difficult to get on a regular basis, a nursing home was my best option.

By Guest Column - Wednesday, January 28, 2009 - Full Story

Kurt Warner’s Return to Glory

It is a safe bet that no one picked the Arizona Cardinals to reach the Super Bowl during NFL pre-season last summer.  If someone had picked the Cardinals to play in the big game it is very likely that someone would have counted on Kurt Warner being the starting quarterback.  Yet this Sunday it will be the 37-year-old Warner who will attempt the lead the Cardinals to their first ever Super Bowl and first title for the franchise since the Cardinals won the NFL Championship in 1947 when they called Chicago home.

By Guest Column Aaron Goldstein- Wednesday, January 28, 2009 - Full Story

Unlocking a Key to Personal Excellence! 



One of the greatest secrets of champions in all areas of life and sport is often overlooked by the ‘masses of mediocrity’ as being unimportant, trivial or it is seen as being ‘way too easy’ to be of such a significant value. Yet every champion, every successful endeavor and individual is founded upon this truth.  Businesses, sports teams, executives and leaders of industry and nations have all attempted to tap into this source of power. They understand the ability that this principle has in motivating individuals to perform at higher levels than they individually believe they could achieve.

By Guest Column William McCreary, PhD.- Wednesday, January 28, 2009 - Full Story

Government moving to make supplements illegal

The US and Canadian governments are attempting to quietly pass legislation (CODEX in the US and Bill C-51/52 in Canada) that is designed to regulate natural supplements and vitamins under the control of ‘Big Pharma’ and the medical profession. Codex and Bill C-51 are proposing the need for this legislation under two claims. First is the ‘need to protect the public from the dangers posed by such supplements’. Secondly, they claim that these supplements are non effective anyway.

By Guest Column William McCreary, PhD.- Tuesday, January 27, 2009 - Full Story

Sitting Disease: Obesity’s True Culprit

A Mayo Clinic researcher has identified exactly what is causing people to gain so much weight, even though our eating habits haven’t changed a lick in decades. So what’s behind our expanding waistlines? It’s called “sitting disease” – and it’s entirely preventable.

By Center for Consumer Freedom - Tuesday, January 27, 2009 - Full Story

Customized Cancer Treatment Determined By Your Genes

Today, science allows us to examine a person’s genetic makeup and use their information to predict risk for some cancers, give a diagnosis of cancer and determine how a patient will respond to treatment; allowing for targeted therapies. This breakthrough field, called molecular oncology, has evolved rapidly. To ensure Ontarians have access to these services and the health system can meet demand, the Molecular Oncology Task Force, sponsored by Cancer Care Ontario (CCO), released its report and recommendations today.

By News on the Net - Monday, January 26, 2009 - Full Story

Sheriff: Dog Stops Attempted Rape in Florida by Biting Woman’s Attacker

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. —  A Boston terrier stopped a rape attempt by biting a Florida woman’s attacker, police said.

By News on the Net - Monday, January 26, 2009 - Full Story

Golf experience in Cap Cana

imageNowhere else in the world will the golf experience be like this. With a tropical setting and Nicklaus details. Three courses, fifty-four holes, each offering their own challenges and rewards.
Nicklaus Design is the global firm founded by golf legend Jack Nicklaus and owened by the Nicklaus family.

By Guest Column - Saturday, January 24, 2009 - Full Story

Almost perfect

Announcing TV Version of “On With The Show!”
If you’re like me, you like watching movies. When the chance came up to produce a TV version of “On With The Show” I got excited!

  The next thing I knew, I was in my studio facing a camera with two Collie pups in my arms, telling a story and showing people how to make a collectible figurine to remember it by. Talk about fun!

  I hope you enjoy this special story about a Collie puppy with a secret. At the end of the story, there is a link to watch the TV version.  Come on .... Let’s enjoy this story together and get “On
With The Show!”

- Ron Hevener.

By Guest Column Ron Hevener- Thursday, January 22, 2009 - Full Story

CAW Local 1001 Members Approve Closure Agreement at St. Thomas Truck Plant

TORONTO, Jan. 19 /CNW/ - CAW Local 1001 members who work at the Sterling truck plant in St. Thomas, Ontario, overwhelmingly voted Sunday in favour of a closure agreement that provides enhanced severance, extended benefits for those who qualify and funding for a job action centre.

By Guest Column - Monday, January 19, 2009 - Full Story

“Jesus Freak” Kurt Warner Headed to Super Bowl 43!

- Satire -
Sports fans who have followed Kurt Warner’s pro football career know that the man is a humble, God fearing player who always gives due credit to HIS main man: Jesus Christ, whom Warner calls his Lord and Savior.

Warner’s religious transparency leaves some feeling squeamish, none of whom are among the 50,000 crazed Arizona Cardinal fans who are still celebrating Warner’s performance in a 32-25 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles this afternoon.

By John Lillpop - Sunday, January 18, 2009 - Full Story

Grimo Nut Nursery 2009 Catalog

Grimo Nut Nursery,
979 Lakeshore Road, RR#3,
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
Canada L0S 1J0
grimonut.com

By Wes Porter - Sunday, January 18, 2009 - Full Story

Honda “Fury” makes North American debut at the Edmonton and New York City Motorcycle Shows

It’s the chopper you would build for yourself - if you had a factory instead of a garage. Introducing the Fury, a machine that radiates attitude and delivers a total riding experience approaching the outer limits of motorcycling. Welcome to the wild side - of Honda.

By News on the Net - Friday, January 16, 2009 - Full Story

Mom to the rescue

From a CFP Reader,
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By Guest Column - Friday, January 16, 2009 - Full Story

General Motors 2-Mode Hybrid Powertrain Wins Inaugural 2009 Best New Green Technology Award

General Motors 2-mode Hybrid Powertrain was declared the inaugural winner of the 2009 Best New Green Technology award by the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC). The award was announced today during a press conference at the Montreal International Auto Show.

By News on the Net - Thursday, January 15, 2009 - Full Story

CTF: School Taxes Must Drop

REGINA: The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) calls for a reduction in school taxes in its annual pre-budget submission to the province of Saskatchewan.

By Canadian Taxpayers Federation - Thursday, January 15, 2009 - Full Story