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Notable films for Easter, Canada and Earth Day
Huffing in a henhouse
Your numerology cycles: April
Magic reelism: smoke & mirrors
Rx for youngsters: Take physic, pomp
Two good kids films (though one is better for adults) and...
"Never the Last," a virtuosic séance
A rock and a hard place
Super hero fun, a not so good Stephen King adaptation and a...
Unhappy Birthdays, Part 3: Why "birth rape" continues to happen
Jesusa Ricoy-Olariaga has learned much from the mothers who send their pain down the telephone wire to her position at a birth trauma helpline. She’s learned not only the “whats” of birth rape,...
May 15th, 2012
Vancouver researcher examines health of HIV-exposed but uninfected infants
One Vancouver based researcher is examining some of the most at-risk people on the planet, hoping his research can play a significant part in studying and treating HIV in our community.
Marguerite du Plessis
May 9th, 2012
Unhappy Birthdays, Part 2: The politics of "birth rape" and mothers with PTSD
Women today are as likely to develop PTSD from giving birth as modern solders are from military combat, due to the "rape"-like procedures used in some hospitals.
May 8th, 2012
Living wage in BC could prevent disabilities: SFU prof
Bruce Lanphear, an SFU researcher, believes that removing social inequities and increasing the standard minimum wage are key factors in preventing disabilities.
May 3rd, 2012
Get cheeky, get swabbed and save lives through stem cell donation
Saturday, May 12 | 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. | Grand Court at Metropolis at Metrotown Calling out all healthy Vancouverites between the ages of 17 and 50 years, from all ethnicities. In honour of Mother...
May 7th, 2012
If nothing ever changed, there would be no butterflies: the power of transformation
An addictions counselor talks about her own "butterfly moment" of beating substance abuse.
May 4th, 2012
Unhappy Birthdays: Why more mothers are saying they were "birth raped"
Imagine a woman lying on her back, immobilized with fear and a numbing drug, as a stranger penetrates her with his hand and touches her with sharp objects, against her consent. What has just been...
May 1st, 2012
Dish N' Dazzle at the 2012 BCHF fundraiser
Wine and dine for a good cause at this year's Dish N' Dazzle on May 16, 2012, for the BCHF.
Apr 26th, 2012
Awareness to down there-ness-cancer below-the-belt launch party
Proceeds from the Underwear Affair benefit the BC Cancer Foundation in support of research into cancers such as prostate, colorectal, ovarian, bladder, cervical and testicular cancer.
Apr 17th, 2012
"Pink slime" scare sensationalized: UBC food safety expert
North American consumers are all worked up about “pink slime” in beef. But the product isn’t used in Canada, and experts say the scare is based on “fabricated sensationalism”.
Apr 12th, 2012