It’s National Eating Disorders Week and as part of a provincial plan to better inform  health care providers families in British Columbia about this deadly disorder, a series of informational videos are being released. This series of seven videos feature experts from the Provincial Specialized Eating Disorders Program, located BC Children’s Hospital in Vancouver, giving […]

The Centre of Disease Control (CDC) has issued an official health advisory and travel alert (Level 2-Practice Enhanced Precautions) for people traveling to regions and certain countries where Zika virus transmission is ongoing: Brazil, Colombia, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Martinique, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Suriname, Venezuela, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. This […]

The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) recently launched the “Prevention in Hand” (PiH) website and mobile application in conjunction with the Public Agency of Canada (PHAC) to provide Canadian health care professionals and the public with reliable and easily accessible health information, clinical guidelines, and practical tools to promote active and healthy lifestyles. […]

Here are the dates for the 2015 seasonal flu vaccine clinics: Information on seasonal flu vaccine Who is eligible for free regular seasonal flu vaccine Flu vaccine clinics: Saturday October 24 1:30-3:30 pm Saturday October 31 10:00 am-noon Saturday November 7 noon-2:00 pm Wednesday November 11 11:30 am-1:30 pm Saturday November 14  2:00-4:00 pm Saturday […]