CSANews Issue 48


Issue 48 Fall 2003
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Letter from the Editor Issue 48
Posted date : Apr 25, 2007.
Osteoporosis Omega-3 Oils Australia Letter from the Editor Issue 48 - I am buried in your survey responses and Early Bird Insurance applications. And I am happy. Medipac is in the midst of another record year for tra....   Read more...

Osteoporosis: What You Should Know
Posted date : Apr 25, 2007.
Osteoporosis: What You Should Know - Osteoporosis is one of the major health conditions which afflicts persons over 50, especially women, and its prevalence is increasing. It is estimated....   Read more...

OMEGA-3 Oils
Posted date : Apr 25, 2007.
OMEGA-3 Oils - Just about everything these days is touted as fat free. Take a stroll down the supermarket aisles and count the number of products that brightly claim....   Read more...

Australia
Posted date : Apr 25, 2007.
Australia - Australia ... the name itself conjures up images of a world far away, isolated in its existence. However, now more than ever tourists are seeking a 'd....   Read more...

President's Message Issue 48
Posted date : Apr 25, 2007.
President's Message Issue 48 - This past summer, as we told you in the last newsletter, has been a very active one for the CSA. I strongly believe that the only way in which we can ....   Read more...

Government Relations Report Issue 48
Posted date : Apr 25, 2007.
Government Relations Report Issue 48 - As you have read read from Ellen White's president's report, she and our executive director have just returned from a political tour of our provinces ....   Read more...

Continuing Upheaval in the U.S. Health Care Business
Posted date : Apr 25, 2007.
Continuing Upheaval in the U.S. Health Care Business - Last year was a difficult year in the travel insurance business. A turf war is currently going on between the U.S. hospital groups and what are known ....   Read more...

From the Desk of Don Slinger Issue 48
Posted date : Apr 25, 2007.
From the Desk of Don Slinger Issue 48 - Hi folks! If you have been keeping up to date with the news over the past year - I don't mean about wars and the strife inflicted because of aggre....   Read more...

Planning a Can/Am Event, Canada or Provincial Day?
Posted date : Apr 25, 2007.
Planning a Can/Am Event, Canada or Provincial Day? - I'm sure that most of you who are involved in the planning of social events during your stay in the sunbelt are now busy gathering your Canada souveni....   Read more...

Canada Clubs! Issue 48
Posted date : Apr 25, 2007.
Canada Clubs! Issue 48 - Pic 1: American/Canadian Days at Cypress Lakes A really big event that lasts for two days. The folks at this park just north of Lakeland, Florida g....   Read more...

Undisclosed Top-Ups
Posted date : Apr 25, 2007.
Undisclosed Top-Ups - Most insurance companies, including Medipac, have a fee to Top-Up other insurance plans which can range from $20 to $50. Some snowbirds attempt to sav....   Read more...

Suspending Medicare Premiums?
Posted date : Apr 25, 2007.
Suspending Medicare Premiums? - It has come to our attention that some snowbirds have attempted, and perhaps succeeded, in suspending their Medicare premiums while they are away, in ....   Read more...

Gadget Alert
Posted date : Apr 25, 2007.
Gadget Alert - The U.S. department of homeland security has added a new directive to security screeners at airports to more employ greater scrutiny with the followin....   Read more...

CIBC Currency Exchange Fees Increase
Posted date : Apr 25, 2007.
CIBC Currency Exchange Fees Increase - The CIBC has announced that users of their credit cards will be assessed a 2.5% administrative fee on all transactions involving foreign currency star....   Read more...

CSANews: Fun and Games
Posted date : Apr 25, 2007.
CSANews: Fun and Games - Dear Bird Talk; My favourite section of the CSA magazine has always been the Fun & Games page. However, I am disappointed in the summer issue. Two....   Read more...

Vehicle Insurance and Licensing
Posted date : Apr 25, 2007.
Vehicle Insurance and Licensing - Dear Bird Talk, I spend four winter months in Florida and am getting tired of the return drive. I'd like to fly and buy a car in Florida to keep th....   Read more...

Border Crossing with Children
Posted date : Apr 25, 2007.
Border Crossing with Children - Dear Bird Talk, We are planning a short trip across the border to visit with our daughter and her family. We intend to bring along our great-grands....   Read more...

Travel Insurance Rates: "It's Just Not Fair"
Posted date : Apr 25, 2007.
Travel Insurance Rates: "It's Just Not Fair" - Dear Bird Talk, Thank you very much for listening to my "It's Just Not Fair" complaint about Medipac rates concerning former Aneurysm patients. I h....   Read more...

Shingles - No Need to Suffer!
Posted date : Apr 25, 2007.
Shingles - No Need to Suffer! - Shingles (herpes zoster) is caused by the chicken pox virus. A person who has had chicken pox, usually as a child, retains the virus which comes out f....   Read more...

Hormone Replacement Therapy Hazards
Posted date : Apr 25, 2007.
Hormone Replacement Therapy Hazards - A recent study in the United Kingdom involving over 1 Million women who used progestagen-estrogen or estrogen only Hormone Replacement Therapy determi....   Read more...

Get Your Flu Shot!
Posted date : Apr 25, 2007.
Get Your Flu Shot! - Each year, influenza kills 36,000 Americans and between 250,000 and 500,000 people worldwide. A recent study published in The New England Journal of M....   Read more...

The Garden
Posted date : Apr 25, 2007.
The Garden - Freeman Patterson's "The Garden" is a gorgeous book. It's a combination of spiritual but 'unpreachy' essays, accompanied by his trademark, lum....   Read more...

Snowbirding in Cuba
Posted date : Apr 25, 2007.
Snowbirding in Cuba - Cuba's most important tourism company - Cubanacán - has developed a comprehensive proposal for your winter stay abroad. Aimed to satisfy Canadian ....   Read more...

The Path of Time...
Posted date : Apr 25, 2007.
The Path of Time... - Does the statement, "We've always done it that way" ring any bells? The US standard railroad gauge (distance between the rails) is 4 feet, 8.5 inch....   Read more...

A Happy Marriage
Posted date : Apr 25, 2007.
A Happy Marriage - There was once a man and woman who had been married for more than 60 years. They had shared everything. They had talked about everything. They kept no....   Read more...

Movie Maker
Posted date : Apr 25, 2007.
Movie Maker - Television has come a long way in the last 30 years. You now have more stations than you do fingers, a clearer picture, better sound and, to give cred....   Read more...

New "Colourful" $20 US
Posted date : Apr 25, 2007.
New "Colourful" $20 US - When you see an unusual flash of colour later this year on the U.S. $20 bill, be advised - your eyes are probably not deceiving you. Advances in techn....   Read more...

Did you Nose?
Posted date : Apr 25, 2007.
Did you Nose? - Your sensitivity to scent is a genetically acquired trait. Women typically have a keener "scents" of smell than men. The average human takes o....   Read more...

The CSA/Medipac Report on AM 740
Posted date : Apr 25, 2007.
The CSA/Medipac Report on AM 740 - Sunday mornings at 10:50 a.m., join the CSA and Medipac on CHWO AM 740 for the CSA/Medipac Report on Murray Segal's Sunday Showcase. Get updates on wh....   Read more...