CSANews Issue 47


Issue 47 Summer 2003
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Letter from the Editor Issue 47
Posted date : Apr 20, 2007.
Diabetes Therapy Lives Changed Speaking with "The Experts" Letter from the Editor Issue 47 - Happy Birthday, Canada! Happy Birthday, United States of America! It must be summertime – wonderful fireworks shows, sweltering days in the sun and ....   Read more...

Coping with
Posted date : Apr 20, 2007.
Coping with - Clarifying the Role of Hormone Replacement Therapy for Women in Menopause It's miraculous how efficiently the human is designed for the function....   Read more...

Touched by an Angel
Posted date : Apr 20, 2007.
Touched by an Angel - Has your life ever been touched by an angel? A stranger...someone from outside your family circle who has affected you in such a deep and profound way....   Read more...

Islet Cell Transplantation
Posted date : Apr 20, 2007.
Islet Cell Transplantation - It is early Friday evening in Toronto and I am speaking with one of the most notable surgeons in Canada, from his office on a sunny Vancouver afternoo....   Read more...

President's Message Issue 47
Posted date : Apr 20, 2007.
President's Message Issue 47 - This spring has been very busy! Now that our politicians have had time to "digest" our Canadian Travellers' Report Card, it's time for the real work t....   Read more...

Government Relations Report Issue 47
Posted date : Apr 20, 2007.
Government Relations Report Issue 47 - In the winter edition of CSA News, we included tear-out cards to be mailed to our premiers and prime minister. These detailed our concerns regarding r....   Read more...

Sometimes It Takes a Small Comment
Posted date : Apr 20, 2007.
Sometimes It Takes a Small Comment - Recently, when meeting with members of a comparable association, the Retired Teachers of Ontario, I was told that the CSA, on a national media stage, ....   Read more...

A Philosophical Outlook on Life
Posted date : Apr 20, 2007.
A Philosophical Outlook on Life - Hi folks! She is 92 years old, petite, well poised and proud. She is fully dressed each morning by eight o?clock, with her hair fashionably coifed ....   Read more...

The True Experts Have Spoken
Posted date : Apr 20, 2007.
The True Experts Have Spoken - Medipac has dozens of travel medical experts, working every day, reviewing policy and application language, researching medical conditions, dissecting....   Read more...

Getting to Meet You!
Posted date : Apr 20, 2007.
Getting to Meet You! - As always, I thoroughly enjoy meeting my fellow Canadians at the many social events throughout Florida. And all the talk about fewer Canadians winteri....   Read more...

Do Not Call List
Posted date : Apr 20, 2007.
Do Not Call List - Recently the United States government made the Do Not Call Registry available nationally. Once an individual registers their US cellular or home phone....   Read more...

Going Down South - Q & A
Posted date : Apr 20, 2007.
Going Down South - Q & A - Questions about visiting the U.S.? You may be able to find some answers about tax implications, residency status, border wait times, what you can take....   Read more...

Travel Insurance Rates and the US Dollar
Posted date : Apr 20, 2007.
Travel Insurance Rates and the US Dollar - Dear Bird Talk, I hope that the 2003/2004 rates are going to reflect the increase in the Canadian dollar against the US$. Thank you. Leo Audett....   Read more...

Medipac
Posted date : Apr 20, 2007.
Medipac - Dear Mr. Quigley, I do not have any suggestions to improve Medipac. I am quite happy with the way it is working and the service it provides...I am ....   Read more...

Early Bird Plan Timing
Posted date : Apr 20, 2007.
Early Bird Plan Timing - Dear Bird Talk, We are one of the couples who purchase extra insurance for our winter trip south. The only problem I have is with the Early Bird Pl....   Read more...

Fedreal Superannuate Surcharge
Posted date : Apr 20, 2007.
Fedreal Superannuate Surcharge - Gentlemen: Re: $40.00 Surcharge With regard to your CSA News article regarding the $40.00 surcharge that Medipac adds to their out-of-province hea....   Read more...

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)
Posted date : Apr 20, 2007.
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) - Discussing problems with the prostate gland tend to make men uncomfortable; many doctors attribute this to the fact that it has a role in both sex and....   Read more...

No Such Thing as a Safe Tan
Posted date : Apr 20, 2007.
No Such Thing as a Safe Tan - Tanning bed bulbs produce UVA and UVB radiation, just like the sun. These rays can be responsible for cancerous and non-cancerous melanoma that kills ....   Read more...

Mediterranean Diet
Posted date : Apr 20, 2007.
Mediterranean Diet - Conclusions of a recent study involving 22,000 people over a four-year period revealed that persons who regularly enjoyed a Mediterranean diet lived l....   Read more...

The Joy of Writing
Posted date : Apr 20, 2007.
The Joy of Writing - In Pierre Berton's The Joy of Writing, he has organized a wonderful "guide for writers, disguised as a literary memoir," and has also managed to avoid....   Read more...

The Trials of Noah
Posted date : Apr 20, 2007.
The Trials of Noah - The Lord came to Noah in Canada in the year 2003. Earth was wicked and over populated. The Lord instructed Noah to rebuild the Ark and save two of eve....   Read more...

FDA, eh?
Posted date : Apr 20, 2007.
FDA, eh? - Many have heard said of experimental drugs, "it has reached FDA approval"...but the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) is an American outfit. So what ....   Read more...

Laughter... the Best Medicine!
Posted date : Apr 20, 2007.
Laughter... the Best Medicine! - Laughter... the Best Medicine! How many times have you heard the phrase, "laughter is the best medicine"? Humour therapists are researching the use o....   Read more...

Spam - The Scourge of the Internet
Posted date : Apr 20, 2007.
Spam - The Scourge of the Internet - In the earlier BC (Before Computers) years, "spam" was an off-the-shelf, canned meat of mystery. Hardly anyone I grew up with ate it, or at least admi....   Read more...