A new B.C. trans healthcare development will mark a first for Western Canada.
The College of Chiropractors of B.C. is prepared to crack down on practitioners who continue to spread false messages of hope to prospective patients.
What many people don’t realize is that the safety of all road users also improves when more people choose two wheels—as cities experience a decrease in traffic crashes, serious injuries, and deaths.
Five British Columbians have been affected by E. coli infections between August and October.
This Wednesday (November 14), the city is giving out free passes for Vancouver swimming pools, ice rinks, and fitness centres operated by
Vancouver's park board and Diabetes Canada are teaming up to offer free diabetes-risk assessments at city community centres next week.
The "unfiltered" beverages allegedly promote improved brain function, weight loss, and younger looking skin.
B.C.'s epidemic of drug-overdose deaths is now so severe that illicit narcotics are single-handedly responsible for dragging down the average lifespan for the population of the entire province.
The College of Family Physicians of Canada has named a Downtown Eastside doctor as one of its 2018 family physicians of the year.
Amanda Page Brown completed her training to become an end-of-life doula last November and now is trying to secure funding to work full time as a death doula in the area of Vancouver hit hardest by Canada's overdose crisis.
A recall on Abbott brand products issued a few weeks ago has since expanded.
No one can fault parents for making every attempt imaginable to help a child who has become addicted to drugs, but some efforts have a risk of unintended consequences, a new paper cautions.
The North Shore mountains have secrets.
Tickets were $400. Four. Hundred. Dollars. Plus tax!
Black and White-themed bash tackles the pain and frustration of illness.
Recalled products should be disposed of or returned to their place of purchase.
Pier Health Resource Centre patients and staff are making outdoor excursions to Metro Vancouver mountains with an eye on mental health.
A non-dairy frozen dessert by a Vancouver-based vegan company is being recalled in British Columbia and Alberta.
An individual in Vancouver has been confirmed with the measles, and may have exposed the virus to others from September 8 to 11.
An Ontario-based company is recalling fresh lychees sold across Canada due to sulphites not declared on the label.
Huge crowds showed up for a free afternoon concert by Matthew Good.
With the help of music-industry pros, including Mother Mother's Ryan Guldemond, a teenager has turned tragedy into triumph.
Food contaminated with Salmonella can may not appear or smell spoiled.
Legionnaires' disease is a severe form of pneumonia that's especially dangerous for the elderly, children, pregnant women, and those with chronic lung conditions.
Earlier this year, the cofounder of Last Door Recovery Society, Louise Cooksey, told the Straight that the Royal City is an ideal location because the city has been extremely supportive of the recovery movement.