Author Archives: Tony Vecchio QC

November .2 .2017

How to Live with Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is all too common after a serious injury. Whether caused by a car accident or a fall on a slippery surface, people who live with chronic pain suffer long after the cuts, bruises, and...
August .16 .2017

Miracle Child Gives Hope for Treating Brain Injuries

A young girl from Arkansas is proving to be a miracle of modern science. The toddler has twice defied the odds and is now giving new hope for treatment and recovery from severe brain injuries.
April .25 .2017

Talk To Your Kids about Distracted Driving

Snapchat, HipChat, WhatsApp, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook Messenger, good ol’ texting – we get it! There’s an endless array of ingenious apps out there to let people connect and communicate from...
January .31 .2017

Bike Safety for Rainy Days

Vancouver is becoming as well-known for its cycling culture as it is for its rain. But what happens when the two intersect? Yes, slick roads and cold, wet commutes are part of it. But just because...
November .29 .2016

Deck the Halls with Safety

Tis the season for stringing up lights, putting out plastic reindeer, and dousing trees with tinsel. In the rush of getting everything together, we can sometimes forget about safety. Faulty lights or...
October .12 .2016

How to Stop a Drunk Driver

It’s happened to almost all of us. You’re out with some friends or colleagues, you've had a drink or two, when suddenly you realize you should not drive. Good for you! But how do you deal with...
September .16 .2016

UBC Football Rethinks Concussions

A repeat Vanier Cup win is definitely in their sights, but the UBC Thunderbirds have another ambitious goal for the upcoming football season – reduce the number of team concussions. It’s no secret...
August .26 .2016

Canada Tops Drunk Driving List

If they were handing out medals for drunk-driving fatalities, Canada would get the gold. But that sobering distinction is nothing to be proud of. In fact, being number one here is a great big zero.
August .12 .2016

Serving Food Allergies Right

Talk about killer service. Simon-Pierre Canuel of Sherbrooke, Quebec has a severe food allergy. A mistake made by waiter at a local restaurant landed Canuel in the hospital.  As he later told the...
May .24 .2016

Stiffer Fines for Distracted Drivers in BC

Are you using your time behind the wheel to do more than just drive? Then distracted driver beware! You’re going to face stiffer penalties for doing so on roads and highways in British Columbia. The...
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