Family and Health

Yukon Family and Health

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    Issue: 2019-06-05, PHOTO: Pixabay

    As Granny said, mind your ascenders and descenders

    Anyone who has ever worked in a printing shop, or who has helped teach a youngster learn how to print the alphabet, knows the importance of minding your Ps and Qs. And your Bs and Ds, for that matter... Read more

    Jun. 05, 2019

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    Issue: 2019-05-29, PHOTO: Pixabay

    Not just a beautiful aroma

    Essential oils have been used for centuries in Ayurvedic practice, burial rituals, food preparations, the perfume industry and as part of traditional medicine in many cultures. Today, essential oils are once again becoming an important part of ... Read more

    May 29, 2019

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    Issue: 2019-05-29, PHOTO: mvipond /

    A long time ago, in a lake far away

    I was 12 years old in 1955 when my oldest brother, Robin, went away to university. As siblings in a close-knit family, we had shared many delightful (and less-than) hours around the dinner table. But the six-year difference in our ages meant we... Read more

    May 29, 2019

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    Issue: 2019-05-22, PHOTO: Nate Jones

    Teaching teens about healthy relationships

    Would you believe conversations around consent don’t need to be awkward? Shelby Maunder does and she’s sharing the message with youth. Maunder is the executive director of Bringing Youth Towards Equality (BYTE), a for-youth-by-youth organization... Read more

    May 22, 2019

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