Two Disabled Persons in Love
Health
Mary and Matthew, disabled persons, may not be able to walk like normal people. But their love lets them soar above their physical difficulties. They lean on each other in hard times. They revel in each other’s daily cycle of …
Audrey McMahon and Yoga Therapy
Health
Ever since she was 17, CHUS Sherbrooke psychiatric resident Audrey McMahon has been practising yoga regularly. Geneviève Kiliko | File Health Her first class was a revelation, to the point that a few years later, she began searching for yoga-related …
From Farm to School: B.C.’s Example
Health
A kid who eats better learns more. So why not bring farm-fresh food to school cafeterias? That’s what Joanne Bays is doing in British Columbia. Not too long ago, Québec’s Équiterre organization invited her to share her experiences with those …
Living with Anorexia
Anorexia
“I’m a survivor…” VéroniKaH, a talented painter, has been anorexic for 35 years. Anorexia is a mental illness especially common among girls and women. Fully 3% of women ages 15-25 to suffer from this crippling psychological disorder. People afflicted with …
What triggers Anorexia?
Anorexia
Norma (not her real name) was 18 the first time she saw Dr. Jean Wilkins, a specialist in eating disorders at Montreal’s Sainte Justine Hospital. Another one of Dr. Wilkins’ patients brought young Norma to see him. She was in …