Woodford Files

Woodford Files: Looming Healthcare Crisis

March 1, 2011

On February 28 in the Globe and Mail, a report entitled Doctors Urge Health Care Action Plan to thwart ‘looming crisis,’ stated: “The Canadian Medical...

Woodford Files – February 2011

February 1, 2011

I’ve been a fan of CBC’s Marketplace for ages. Their hard-hitting journalism has covered many controversial issues, including the oral contraceptive, Yasmin, and the health risks...

Woodford Files – December 2010 / January 2011

December 1, 2010

What an exciting year this has been for Vitality. In 2010, our coverage spanned everything from the dangers of fluoride in drinking water, to the...

Woodford Files – November 2010

November 1, 2010

The popularity of natural health care is increasing at a remarkable rate. According to a report by the University of Guelph: “The functional food, nutraceutical,...

Woodford Files – October 2010

October 1, 2010

Aaah, autumn. I just love it. From leaves crunching underfoot to market shelves groaning under the weight of local produce, this is my favourite time...

Woodford Files – September 2010

September 1, 2010

Whew, after the sweatiest summer on record, everybody is back to school and back to work. Actually we’ve already been at work for a month,...

Woodford Files – July/August 2010

July 1, 2010

Wow! With a record total of 47 entries in Vitality’s Guide to Organics 2010, this has got to be our yummiest issue of the year....

Woodford Files – June 2010

June 1, 2010

I don’t think any of us started out as activists; it just became inevitable in the course of pursuing our passion for human and environmental...

Woodford Files – May 2010

May 1, 2010

Premier Dalton McGuinty’s recently proposed drug reforms have certainly drawn a firestorm of opposition from pharmacies, and have renewed the debate on how best to...

Woodford Files – April 2010

April 1, 2010

The winds of spring are blowing through Vitality this month, bringing fresh ideas to make your season sing and dance. In “A Taste of Wild...

Woodford Files – March 2010

March 1, 2010

Some say March is the cruelest month. It’s still freezing out, we’re tired of winter, and spring is still a ways off. So to stoke...

Woodford Files – February 2010

February 1, 2010

Wow, here we are already a month into 2010, with Chinese New Year just around the corner. Astrologer Neil Somerville predicts that the Year of...

Woodford Files – December 2009 / January 2010

December 1, 2009

At this point in the year, wild horses couldn’t keep me away from the rest and relaxation coming up in the next couple weeks. Because...

Woodford Files – November 2009

November 1, 2009

I don’t think I’ve ever seen so much controversy in regards to influenza vaccination as what we’re witnessing now. This is good – controversy makes...

Woodford Files – September 2009

September 1, 2009

Wow, I’m turning 52 this year and never felt better. Unhindered by the chronic diseases typical of women my age, I’m free to enjoy a...

Woodford Files – July 2009

July 1, 2009

Wow, there’s so much going on in the world of natural health and green living that it’s hard to keep track of it all. But...