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HANS is a non-profit society dedicated to ensuring Canadians have knowledge of and access to the powerful and effective properties of natural, complementary and alternative medicines and therapies.

HANS Events

HANS Professional Networking Night

HANS professionals and holistic practitioner friends-- please join us at Angel Hands Wellness on Monday June 27th from 6:30-8:30pm for a night of networking with your neighbours! (1416 W 8th Ave #201) Light appies will be provided. RSVP to events@hans.org or 604-435-0512. Looking forward to seei..
Cancer Prevention & Healing Event

Join us for the 9th annual Cancer Prevention & Healing event to learn natural and complementary options for the treatment of cancer and how to prevent through lifestyle, diet and nutrition. Informative booths, a silent auction and guest lecturers! 12:00pm- Nutrition and Cancer – ..

Latest News From the Natural Wellness Industry

Three Tips for Creating New Habits

14 June 2016 10:44AM
Much of my practice is centred on addiction and mental health. I spend time with patients struggling with substance abuse, coming along side of them to facilitate overcoming a maladaptive behaviour. ...

Planting Seeds for Self-Healing

7 June 2016 12:56AM
Are you feeling stuck about a health or life concern? You have an illness or fear recurrence of a disease. You have a disturbing, and perhaps repeating, pattern of stress in your life. You figure you have tried everything and still don’t have the health you want....

Feeding humanity in a warming world

6 June 2016 9:43AM
Calculating farming's contribution to greenhouse gas emissions is difficult, but experts agree that feeding the world's people has tremendous climate and environmental impacts. Estimates of global emissions from farms range widely. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency puts them at 24...

The Essential TMJ- How health hinges on an important joint

31 May 2016 2:41PM
The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is the most utilized but underappreciated joint in the human body. TMJ’s most basic function of lowering and elevating our jaw is fundamentally important to our existence since it allows us to not only chew our food and receive nutrition but also to...

Natural First Aid for the Gardener and Handy Person

31 May 2016 12:32PM
Especially with a family and a knack for getting into all kinds of scrapes of my own, homeopathic medicines are wonderful to have on hand. While homeopathy only occasionally seems miraculous— and how lucky when it is!—at the very least, it’s a most dependable, natural home remedy,...

One Birth Story: A Doula Shares

31 May 2016 10:32AM
My first child was born in 2003, by caesarean section. Although I attended hospital prenatal classes, I now know that I was unprepared for childbirth. I have now processed that birth, but at the time it felt as though I had little control over what was happening to me or my body....

Health Care Is Not Free - Petitioning for Change

31 May 2016 10:11AM
When Canadians begin discussing politics, few subjects are as loaded as health care. Affordable health care for all has long been part of Canada’s legacy and reputation, but increasing Medical Services Plan (MSP) costs are changing this reality for some B.C. residents....

HANS Wellness Directory allows you to search your neighbourhood for any number of wellness practitioners from Naturopaths to Nutritionists.

Refine your search to find a clinic that is:

  • Near Your Office
  • Open Sundays
  • Free Parking
  • Accepts Credit Cards
  • And so much more

You can contact the professional and book your appointment through the directory.

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