Health Features

Although B.C. is home to mandatory helmet use, the protective headgear that’s for sale on store shelves may not be as safe as it appears, according to a local advocate for safety in sports.
Many Vancouver residents don’t realize that the upcoming Vaisakhi celebration offers an extraordinary opportunity for a healthy hike as well as an education in Sikh culture.
A local sexual-health expert and a drug-policy researcher both say the pills aren’t all they’re pumped up to be.
Can we learn to live better, longer? And if so, how?
When you’re unable physically or mentally to clean your house, your health suffers, according to a leading Vancouver disability advocate.
Womyns’ Ware’s Janna Sylvest diagnoses the downside of a world in which low prices trump common sense.
Our spring-adventure issue covers the safety of longboarding, new hiking opportunities, skateboarding's appeal, cycling networks, and "farming" snow on the North Shore.
Longboarding has evolved from a fringe sport to one that’s gone mainstream.
The hope is that there would be no need for immunosuppressive medication.
The research is important not only to develop a medicine that could help people recover faster but also one that could help enormously if Vancouver ever experiences a pandemic.