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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! (416 W 8th Ave #201) Light appies will be provided. RSVP to events@hans.org or 604-435-0512. Looking forward to seein..
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 – a Hol..

Latest News From the Natural Wellness Industry

The food movement is small? Not from where we sit, it isn't.

18 May 2016 10:27AM
In her latest column for The Washington Post, “The surprising truth about the ‘food movement,’ ” Tamar Haspel argues that the number of people who really care about where their food comes from, how it is grown and its impact on our health and the environment is surprisingly...

Comparative Effectiveness of Tai Chi Versus Physical Therapy for Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Trial

17 May 2016 9:39AM
Background: Few remedies effectively treat long-term pain and disability from knee osteoarthritis. Studies suggest that Tai Chi alleviates symptoms, but no trials have directly compared Tai Chi with standard therapies for osteoarthritis....

Genetically modified alfalfa coming to Eastern Canada concerns farmers

16 May 2016 12:12AM
A Petitcodiac farmer and other groups are stepping up their efforts to halt the spread of genetically modified alfalfa from being planted in Eastern Canada and are hoping consumers will join their fight....

Vancouver Park Board tries new artificial turf following cancer claims

11 May 2016 1:18AM
The Vancouver Park Board is trying out a new infill product for artificial turf in response to controversial claims that the current crumb rubber infill product could be carcinogenic....

Medical error-the third leading cause of death in the US

5 May 2016 10:09AM
Medical error is not included on death certificates or in rankings of cause of death. Martin Makary and Michael Daniel assess its contribution to mortality and call for better reporting...

Homeopathy officially recognized by Swiss government as legitimate medicine to coexist with conventional medicine

2 May 2016 10:31AM
Broadening their definition of medicine, the Swiss government is announcing a positive shift toward alternative healing and complementary therapies....

Light Therapy For Depression

26 April 2016 1:51AM
New research shows that light therapy may be more effective than Prozac for patients with depression....

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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