Health Features

Dr. Rhonda Low may no longer be on a nightly TV newscast, but the Vancouver family doctor says her 15 years in front of the camera made her a better health-care provider.
When Matthew Holmes became a parent eight years ago, he started thinking more seriously about decreasing his family’s intake of pesticides and chemical residues.
Education program for relatives of people with severe mental-health problems provides understanding
Where you might see weeds, aboriginal herbalist and educator Lori Snyder sees wild foods and medicines.
It’s been 22 years since Gary Ho founded the Canadian branch of the Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundati
Campus project aims to foster discussion and take action on issues of violence against women.
With Canada said to be experiencing a nursing shortage, psychiatric-nursing grads in particular are well positioned for the future.
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.
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.