Stew’s Blog

iSAW 02.12 Another Beautiful Game

Ball games If it’s been a while since I’ve blogged, blame it on one of the world’s two greatest games: cricket. The USA has recently gone soccer-mad, and the national team’s 1-0 defeat to Germany was put into perspective by Germany’s 7-1 humiliation of the hosts,...

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iSAW 02.11 The Beautiful Game

Football 101 I say football, you say soccer. The foot and the ball connect repeatedly in football, a game first played in England in 1863. The word soccer, also coined in England, is a contraction of the words association football, as opposed to rugger from rugby...

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iSAW 02.10 Cool Runnings

Australian Rules Anthropologists in Australia have discovered footprints in a soft lake-bed of an aboriginal man, dubbed T8, who is believed to have been running at 37 kph. Olympic sprinter Usain Bolt reached 42 kph wearing spikes and lycra on a super-fast rubbery...

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iSAW 02.09 What’s New Vizniak?

Thanks Edi Many years ago, before the disastrous earthquakes hit Christchurch, New Zealand, I taught a class there where my sponsor and friend, Edi Guzy showed me a spiral bound pocket book called Muscle Manual by Dr. Nikita Vizniak of Professional Health Systems in...

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iSAW 02.08 Don’t Make Me VOMIT

Health Coverage Fellowship Every year, reporter and author Larry Tye, gathers together ten healthcare journalists from TV, radio and print and exposes them to all things health-related in Boston. Larry was a health and environmental reporter for the Boston Globe from...

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i SAW 02.07 Pain Management

Pain Points In my last post I described the plan the organizers of the Pain Management BC conference had to pitch three Keynote speakers opinions against each other. Turns out they had a lot in common. This post highlights three recurring themes they, and the other...

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i SAW 02.06 Trigger Happy

Pain Management in Canada The talented British Columbian massage therapists have had a problem. They have been required to lower their high training standards so as to conform to the other Canadian provinces! Despite this strange requirement they continue to host...

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iSAW 02.05 Wondrous Worlds Within the Body

The recent Body Worlds exhibition in Boston was fantastic. Red sox fans got to see the muscles contributing to a home run. The male fans got extra information as they obeyed the laws of nature in the men’s toilet. There posted above the urinal was the following list...

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