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Saturday, December 20, 2014 9:00 AM
Doctors' offices and pharmacies are often closed or have reduced hours over the holidays, resulting in increased numbers at hospital emergency departments.
Saturday, December 20, 2014 8:30 AM
This holiday season is a great opportunity to visit with family and friends and enjoy some festive seasonal treats, and it's important to eat well and work in some exercise to help support a healthier lifestyle year-round.
Friday, December 19, 2014 8:15 AM
The holidays can be a fun, joyful time for families, but can also add to stress levels, affect depression and be challenging for people with mental health issues and substance use concerns.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 1:45 PM
With the opening of a unique, new to BC rehabilitation and recovery program, individuals living with significant mental health and substance use challenges are being supported and empowered to take back their lives, Health Minister Terry Lake announced today.
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 6:00 AM
Government has reached an agreement with B.C.’s registered midwives that will benefit mothers and their babies by improving access to midwifery services throughout the province.
Thursday, December 11, 2014 9:00 AM
Twenty-eight B.C. communities have been awarded age-friendly community planning and project grants to support strategies to help seniors stay mobile, physically active, socially connected and healthy.
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 10:15 AM
Cancer patients at the BC Cancer Agency’s Vancouver Island Centre now have access to six new linear accelerators that provide radiation therapy used to treat a variety of cancers.
Monday, December 8, 2014 8:15 AM
PharmaCare will save up to $1 million this fiscal year, and $4 million each year afterwards, by changing its coverage of diabetes supplies called blood glucose test strips.
Friday, December 5, 2014 9:45 AM
British Columbia's doctors have voted in favour of accepting a new five-year agreement with the provincial government.
Thursday, December 4, 2014 9:30 AM
Recent data from the Canadian Institute of Health Information (CIHI) shows a significant decrease in unexpected hospital deaths in all B.C. health authorities.