hot health topics tick season
July 5, 2019

With the warmer summer months comes an increase in the number of ticks, including those that carry the most common tick-borne disease, Lyme disease. Transmitted through a tick bite, the disease can cause symptoms such as rash, fevers, chills, fatigue, body aches, headache, neck stiffness and...

May 31, 2019

At one point or another, we’ve all likely felt the effects of burnout in our workplace – feeling exhausted, unmotivated to do our work, and experiencing an overall lack of interest in our work. Until now, burnout has been classified as a problem related to life management. But last week, the...

Children Need to Sit Less & Play More: WHO Introduce New Guidelines
April 30, 2019

Early childhood is a time of rapid physical growth and cognitive development. It’s also a time when habits are formed and lifestyle routines are set. Yet sedentary behaviours and insufficient sleep are increasingly prevalent among young children, leading to poor health and poor lifelong habits...

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March 28, 2019

It’s officially Spring, and if you’ve been sniffling and sneezing lately there’s a good reason why. Allergy season is here, and it’s come with a vengeance.

According to the latest pollen samples, tree pollen counts are higher than normal triggering allergies and allergy symptoms such as...

Measles
February 14, 2019

BC is in the midst of a measles outbreak, and health officials are urging British Columbians to review their immunization status, and get vaccinated if there’s any chance they aren’t protected.

Measles is a highly infectious and contagious virus which is spread through the air...