Editorial

 Julia Lucio

Agree to Disagree – Hidden Message

Agree to Disagree – Hidden Message

Last night, in Cornwall, I had a profound experience. Last night, in Cornwall, I attended the Comedy Festival. I always enjoy my time at that festival.  Shawn Fowler always does such a great job with it.  I laughed my head off and it felt good.  As expected, all the acts were a barrel of laughs […]

 Julia Lucio

Agree to disagree : Me? At risk for heart disease?

Agree to disagree : Me?  At risk for heart disease?

When I was 11 years old, I was living with my mother. My parents had separated because of “irreconcilable differences” and I didn’t have much say as to where I was going to live. On January first of that same  year, in the middle of the night, the phone rang. I heard my mother speak […]

 Julia Lucio

Agree to Disagree : The best parenting tip ever!

Agree to Disagree : The best parenting tip ever!

Oh how the days have changed! We live in a brave new world, a world where information is at everyone’s fingertips, a world where our kids are becoming more informed, sometimes misinformed, and where they tend to spend a lot of time in “virtuality”. Rather than taking a walk to the school yard, they take […]

 Julia Lucio

Agree to Disagree : Alright! Men have it hard too!

Agree to Disagree : Alright!  Men have it hard too!

I recently wrote an editorial about the gender gap, looking mainly at the viewpoint of women, reason being that it was women’s day and I wanted to talk about the salary inequality that exists in our society. I was really happy to see that editorial spark a lot of healthy discussion about the gender gap, […]

 Julia Lucio

Agree to disagree : I ain’t no doctor, but I’m losing my patience!

Agree to disagree : I ain’t no doctor, but I’m losing my patience!

I’ve been seeing a lot of complaining lately about our hospital and its wait times. First of all, let me say that coming from a city where a 12-16 hour wait to see a doctor is the norm, not the exception, I am floored to see so many grievances. I’ve been to our hospital countless […]