October 5, 2017
“I’m just tired.” “I don’t care” “Nothing I do matters anyway.” “Why should I bother?”  
(photo credit: CBC News)

Many of us at some point have felt this way while at work, and usually the feeling goes away after a day or two. But when these feelings continue or become worse, you...
August 31, 2017

Back to school can be a stressful time – for kids and parents. We all want to be sure we are doing the right things to keep our kids healthy both physically and mentally. We asked some family physicians in BC to share their thoughts on how families can make the transition smoothly:

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July 31, 2017

Heat wave alert!  It’s hard to believe following such a cold winter and a soggy spring. Environment Canada has issued special weather statement warning of a heat wave covering Metro Vancouver, the Fraser Valley, and inland Vancouver Island.  

Most of us will be out there enjoying the heat...

June 15, 2017

After enduring a long cold, grey and wet winter and spring, the sun is finally here and that means we’ll want to take advantage of those golden rays by spending our days outside having fun. While being outside and soaking up the sun can be beneficial in numerous ways, it’s important to also...

Gluten Free
May 10, 2017

Gluten-free diets are one of the biggest health trends in recent times, yet many doctors fear these diets may be doing more harm than good. 

A new study conducted at Harvard Medical School has found that people who had a low intake of gluten in their diet – but don’t have celiac disease...