Health Features

Our Healthy Living section focuses on how to reduce toxins in the body, aboriginal healing, Wi-Fi in hospitals, mountain biking, food safety, and gluten-free beer.
Slopestyle rider Darren Ber­recloth knows he’s pushing the limits at the ripe old age of 32.
With the number of residential-school survivors dwindling, Gitxsan counselors say they now mostly counsels their second-, third-, and even fourth-generation offspring.
A survey of Lower Mainland health facilities confirmed that the region’s larger hospitals are woefully lagging behind patients’ and family members’ demands for Wi-Fi.
Not everyone has confidence in the safety of what Canadians are putting on their plates.
Gluten-free and gluten-reduced beers are popping up all over Vancouver.
Experts say, however, that the best approach is to prevent them from even entering your system.
The NDP’s critic for Community Living B.C. says she wants to know why some developmentally disabled young adults are receiving far less support than they qualify for under a government assessment tool.
Although things have improved tremendously for people like her, Gayle Roberts says more needs to be done to support transgender people.
Summertime can be especially bad for food poisoning because bacteria can multiply quickly in hot weather.