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September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

by: EJ on 09/12/2016
Posted in: Activism , Health

Ovarian cancer is the most fatal women’s cancer.  There is no screening test for ovarian cancer and because this disease is often caught in its late stages, 55% of women diagnosed die within fi­ve years.  Please help find a reliable early detection test for ovarian cancer by supporting Ovarian Cancer Canada, the only registered Canadian charity …

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10 Ways to Improve Your Family’s Health Without Spending a Dime

by: Sara on 08/25/2016

In Today's blog post from Paige Wolf, the author of the just released book Spit that Out!: The Overly Informed Parent's Guide to Raising Healthy Kids in the Age of Environmental Guilt shows how going green doesn't have to cost you a dime!

From BPA in baby bottles and asbestos in crayons to misleading "natural" labels—making environmental …

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When ‘made in China’ is Really ‘made in North Korea’

by: Madhu on 07/03/2016

You care about ethical fashion and non-toxic beauty products, but sometimes it’s difficult to sort out who makes what, where, and what’s in it. With summer shopping around the corner, now is a great time to pick up Kate Black’s influential book, Magnifeco: Your Head-to-toe Guide to Ethical Fashion and Non-toxic Beauty to help you make …

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Unplug and Read About the Future of Technology and Our Minds

by: Kiana on 07/02/2016
Posted in: Education , Events , Health , Parenting

“Cell phones, PCs, and the Internet are now completely integrated in global culture, i-culture: welcomed by most, resisted by some, the impact apparent for all. (iMinds, Introduction, page xi)

 

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Celebrate Canada Day with a Great Summer Book Sale!

by: Kiana on 07/01/2016

Looking for some light summer reading to ease into the relaxing rhythm of the season? Why not take advantage of our Summer Sale 2016 starting today! From July 1st-10th receive a 35% discount on your favourite summer titles when ordering online, using the coupon code Summer16 at the checkout.

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