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What is Sleep Apnea?

Apnea is a Greek word which means “without breath.” Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is the most common form of apnea characterized by repetitive partial or complete upper airway obstruction in sleep often lasting a minute or longer and can occur as frequent as hundreds of times during a single night. This is often associated with 

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World Federation of Chiropractic endorses Nikken sleep system

The World Federation of Chiropractic (WFC), a prestigious international chiropractic organization that is also an NGO in official relations with the World Health Organization (WHO), has given an exclusive endorsement to the Nikken Sleep System. The worldwide endorsement is the result of quality testing performed on the sleep system, mattress, pad, pillow and comforter, and 

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Skilled, educated immigrants rely on food banks to survive in Toronto

Lives and economy suffer by government inaction TORONTO – Too many talented immigrants are being forced to rely upon food banks to survive according to preliminary results of the 2005 Annual Survey of people who rely upon food banks. According to the survey results released today 91 per cent of immigrants are not working in 

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Reporter artist is Valedictorian at Art Institute of Toronto

TORONTO–Lawrence A. Garcia, graphic artist of The Philippine Reporter, graduated Valedictorian of the Digital Design, Winter 2005 class of the Art Institute of Toronto – the Toronto branch of a prestigious international chain of art schools in major cities of the world. Garcia won top honors, despite a major obstacle, when his brand new Macintosh 

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The KCCC president’s report

By Ching Quejas President, Kalayaan Cultural Community Centre One of the great challenges in my life at this late stage is my involvement with the Kalayaan Cultural Community Centre, taking on the top position of President. I am an octogenarian and I am not very healthy which prompted my friend Fe de la Cruz to 

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The Class Origins of Barong Tagalog

Nobody ever told me why the barong is the national dress of the Philippines. So I did my research, I’m sure most of you know this but just in case you don’t. During the Spanish occupation of the Philippines (over 300 years from 1561-1889), the barong tagalog was required by the Spanish government for Filipinos 

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Toronto Upsilon Sigma Phi and Sigma Delta Phi to host 2006 reunion

Because of a growing clamor from worldwide members of the Upsilon Sigma Phi, the fraternity’s North American Board of Directors selected its Toronto based chapter to host the international reunion in August 2006. The reunion will be jointly hosted by the fraternity’s sister sorority, the Sigma Delta Phi. This annual and much awaited get together 

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PPC-O holds annual meeting

The Philippine Press Club-Ontario held its annual general meeting on Sunday, March 20 at St. Boniface Parish Church function hall. Paul de la Cruz, PPC-O president, delivered a report on its activities since the election of officers last August. De la Cruz mentioned some members of the organization who are at the forefront of the 

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Congress to probe LCP

Philippine Congress adopts a resolution to investigate the Live-In Caregiver Program in Canada VANCOUVER–Filipinos across Canada are applauding the latest Philippine Congress Resolution to investigate the Live-in Caregiver Program of Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC). On March 2, 2005, several members of the Philippine Congress introduced a resolution calling for an investigation into the LCP. 

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Probe into Live-In Caregiver Program of Canada: Congress Resolution No. 643

Republic of the Philippines HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES THIRTEENTH CONGRESS First Regular Session House Resolution No. 643 (Filed March 2, 2005) Introduced by Anakpawis Representatives Crispin B. Beltran, Rafael V. Mariano; Bayan Muna Representative Teodoro A. Casiño;  Gabriela Women’s Party Rep. Liza Largoza-Maza; Bayan Muna Representatives Satur C. Ocampo and  Joel G. Virador RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE 

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