Woodford Files

Woodford Files: Is an Ounce of Prevention Worth More than a $49 Billion ‘Cure’?

September 1, 2014

Time for Government to Wake Up Canada’s premiers concluded their annual conference on August 29 with a unanimous call for more funding from the feds...

Woodford Files: The Benefits of Sweating; The Hazards of Cortisone

June 1, 2014

Summer is a prime time to flush out old residues of the past and lighten our toxic load. As solar rays intensify, an array of...

Woodford FIles: An Enlightened Approach to Weight Loss; and the Dangers of Non-stick Cookware

May 1, 2014

With the surging momentum of spring comes new books, authors, and ideas popping up all over the place. This month, we have captured several of...

Woodford Files: New sections added to Vitality: “Ask Us” and “Success Stories”

May 1, 2014

While hunkered down in the trenches of magazine production, it’s easy for us to lose sight of what’s going on out there in the real...

Woodford Files: Don Drummond’s Radical Prescription to Save the Healthcare System

March 1, 2014

As I write this column, I’m basking in the afterglow of a great acupuncture treatment that brought relief from back pain and mental strain. It...

Woodford Files: Wishing You Good Luck and Clear Vision in this Year of the Horse

February 1, 2014

 Gong Hey Fat Choy! This month we honour the Chinese New Year with a big, beautiful stallion galloping across our front cover. Can you hear...

Woodford Files: Message for the New Year

December 1, 2013

My favourite thing about the new year is the opportunity it brings to start over.  Having looked back at the mayhem and chaos that was...

Woodford Files: Love Your Local Farmer; Cool Down With Anti-Inflammatory Foods

July 1, 2013

This July/August issue has got to be one of Vitality magazine’s most popular issues of the year. Now in its 10th year, our Annual Guide to...

Woodford Files: On Bee-Killing Pesticides & Carcinogenic Parabens

June 1, 2013

With today’s ‘news’ agenda sometimes driven by the interests of media shareholders, we don’t always get the unbiased reporting that tells us what’s really going...

Woodford Files: On Public Backlash Against Pharmaceuticals; Marvellous Miso; Spring Detox

May 1, 2013

There’s an apple blossom on our cover this month in celebration of the fresh promise of spring. In those exquisite shades of pink are captured...

Woodford Files: On Cool Spring Tonics – and Hot Spring Shows

April 1, 2013

The energy of spring is gaining momentum now as we fully emerge from the darkness of a long winter. Astrologer Kaypacha says this is the...

Woodford Files: My Big Fat Summer Detox Sure Wasn’t Pretty

April 1, 2013

When I look back over the past few months to what I did on my summer vacation, I realize what a grand adventure life can...

Woodford Files: Scandals Plague Western Medicine

March 1, 2013

March is a cruel month in the northern hemisphere. While the promise of spring dangles just out of reach, we brace ourselves against icy winds...

Woodford Files: Nourishing Body and Soul in Deep Winter

February 1, 2013

As I write this, it’s cold and dark outside as the city lays nestled under a blanket of winter. Imbolc, a pagan holiday on February...

Woodford Files: Reflections on the Year That Was

December 1, 2012

On November 19, a disturbing report was released to the media showing a high correlation between breast cancer risk and workplace exposure to chemicals. Led...

Woodford Files: Inflammation

November 1, 2012

The Cause of All Chronic Disease Is it just me, or does it seem like life is getting more intense these days? Around here, it...