January 10, 2020

With a new year ahead, many of us may have some goals we want to achieve, habits we’d like to change, and improvements we’d like to make – especially when it comes to our health and well-being. While we may have good intentions to successfully act on our New Year’s Resolutions, history shows us...

S.A.D.
December 19, 2019

The winter months can be tough, with chilly temperatures, constant drizzle, and early sunsets making our everyday lives feel more difficult to manage. Many people experience seasonal mood fluctuations as the weather changes, but this can be more severe for some.

Seasonal Affective...

Vaping
December 6, 2019

Vaping: A public health concern

Discussion around vaping-related illness has reached an all-time high recently among the public and healthcare providers alike – not surprising given the large number of people in the US who have become seriously ill without a definitive explanation as to...

Fall Prevention
November 20, 2019

November is Fall Prevention Month in Canada, and it’s important to be aware of ways to reduce fall risks, particularly among seniors.

According to the Canadian Government, falls are the leading cause of injury-related hospitalizations in older adults across the country. For many older...

Winter safety
November 13, 2019

The evenings are getting shorter and the temperatures are dropping across the province, as colder weather takes hold in BC. According to ICBC, 44% of crashes involving pedestrians happen between the hours of 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. from October to January, making winter a particularly treacherous...