December 8, 2017

For many of us, the holiday season is a time of joy and happiness, but for others it can be a stressful and challenging time of year.

It’s not uncommon to experience the “holiday blues” fueled by financial stresses, family conflict or tension, the myth of the perfect holiday, and...

October 27, 2017

With flu season nearly upon us, health experts are once again reminding the public of the importance of getting vaccinated. While most individuals who contract the flu will only be mildly sick for a few days, Health Canada estimates that more than 12,000 hospitalizations and 3,500 deaths occur...

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...