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Issue: 2018-01-31, PHOTO: Pixabay

These feet were made for walking. It’s not just a song; it’s the basis for a lot of Jeddie Russell’s work at WalkOn Foot Care, Whitehorse’s new foot care clinic located in the log skyscraper. While the clinic might be new, Russell has spent many... more

Jan 31, 2018 12:00 AM Health and Wellness

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Issue: 2016-07-28, PHOTO: by Murray Munn

The Second Opinion Society (SOS) is holding its annual barbecue on Thursday, July 28th, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and all are welcome. SOS is located at 304 Hawkins St. adjacent to the Yukon Conservation Society offices. There will be hotdogs... more

Jul 28, 2016 12:00 AM Health and Wellness

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Issue: 2016-07-07, PHOTO: Glenda Koh

Mentioning Yvonne Emson’s name can trigger a response like my neighbour’s: “Oh, she saved my life! My husband’s, too.” Physiotherapists are not in the business of saving lives, but for people with severe or chronic pain, getting the right... more

Jul 7, 2016 12:00 AM Health and Wellness

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Issue: 2015-09-24 PHOTO: Courtesy of Robert Whitaker

American investigative journalist Robert Whitaker is one of the world’s leading authorities on mental health, and in particular, the way the psychiatric profession and the pharmaceutical industry have consistently shifted attention away from... more

Sep 24, 2015 12:00 AM Health and Wellness

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Issue: 2015-09-10 PHOTO: Dan Davidson

There is a campaign under way to have Father William H. Judge, S.J., declared a saint by the Vatican and named the Patron Saint of Miners. In the meantime, Father Judge, often referred to as the Saint of Dawson, will have to make do with the... more

Sep 10, 2015 12:00 AM Dawson City 1 Comments

There were early signs in Brendan's development that caused concern, such as not talking at age 22 months and not making eye contact. However, the diagnosis of autism didn't come until four days after his third birthday. more

May 24, 2012 12:00 AM Health and Wellness