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...

#GetLoud
May 2, 2017

Mental health is a core part of our well-being, but according to the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) one in five Canadians will experience mental health problems or mental illness in any given year. Yet only one-third will seek out – and receive – the treatment they need. The focus of...

April 3, 2017

The World Health Organization (WHO) recently declared that depression is now the leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide. There are more than 300 million people suffering from depression.

In an effort to help support better patient and family mental health care, Doctors of BC...