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James Metcalfe’s Real Estate Update September 2012…In Our Home Toronto

Here is our September Real Estate Update for Our Home Toronto. The average price of a resale home in the GTA in August was $479,095 a +6% increase versus the August 2011 average of $450,323. Meanwhile, the apartment condo market saw a -2% decline on a year to year basis. This month also features an article on the importance of a good home inspection…learn the six most important items to look out for during a home inspection. Also, this month…know your rights as a condo owner and the responsibilities of the condo corporation…an interesting case out of Langley BC. Once again we also return with Pearls of Wisdom…here’s a quick preview ” I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.”- Winston Churchill.

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Enjoy the Dragon Year as it should be a lucky one! … By: Dr. Elaine Chin MD


Dr. Elaine Chin


Dr. Elaine Chin

… is my Medical Doctor and the Founder / Chief Medical Officer for Scienta Health. From time to time we will bring you some of her wisdom and social media posts. Learn more about how you can prevent health calamities and be proactive with your own wellness.

Be Well;


Visit her at  http://www.scientahealth.com/ & http://drelainechin.com/



In case you didn’t get started with your 2012 resolutions– I’ve just hit the restart button  ..

 Happy Chinese New Year!

Stay true to your principles, be honest to yourself and practice this Chinese proverb which I endorse:

“The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person doing it.”

Enjoy the Dragon Year as it should be a lucky one!

Paula the Pharma Pitchperson: a metaphor for society gone wrong

Butter is her friend. And diabetes, now it seems. Paula Deen is the American icon of the celebrity chef of bad food. She is looked up to by millions of Americans advocating outrageous recipes, like Fried Cheesecake! She has been morbidly obese and has no apologies about it. Now we hear she has been diabetic for 3 years and has come out of the closet, and WHY?

READ: http://drelainechin.com/dr-chins-blog/paula-deen-the-pharma-pitchperson-a-metaphor-for-society-gone-wrong/

A real pain in the foot – Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis involves pain and inflammation at the insertion of the plantar fascia – a fibrous band of tissue that runs across the bottom of your foot connecting your heel bone to your toes.  There are ways to prevent and cure it – without drugs.  Our Guest writer and Chiropractor colleague – Stephanie Canestraro, D.C.

READ: http://drelainechin.com/advice-from-professionals/plantar-fasciitis-real-pain-in-the-foot/

Get Your Head out of the Sand: You can prevent cancer. 

Most chronic diseases are preventable – including cancer.  It should be no surprise to anyone…that many cancers can be avoided by making the right lifestyle choices.

WATCH: http://www.citytv.com/toronto/citynews/brightcovevideo/182595

READ: http://drelainechin.com/citytv-videos/445/


Dr. Elaine Chin MD

Founder & Chief Medical Officer

Scienta Health

Yonge Corporate Centre
306-4120 Yonge Street
Toronto, Ontario M2P 2B8
Phone: 416-222-5880
Toll-Free: 800-813-3255
Fax: 416-222-2885


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