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Take the fight out of food!
March 1, 2017
Food should be joyful and not a source of everyday confusion and frustration. Yet, for many people this is not the case! Eating well is more than just eating the right amount of nutrients. Eating well includes sharing meals with friends and family, experimenting with a new recipe, and enjoying a favourite food without guilt. March is Nutrition Month and this year, it is dedicated to helping Canadians “Take the Fight out of Food” ... Read more.
Make quitting now your 2017 resolution
January 5, 2017
The first days of the New Year are upon us and perhaps you are one of the many who have been think-ing about becoming tobacco free in 2017. What an amazing gift to give to yourself, your family and friends! Approximately 550,000 British Columbians smoke and over 70 per cent of those people say they wish they could quit ... Read more.
It's time to talk turkey
December 8, 2016
For many the holiday season means a time to enjoy good company and good food. As we spread the joy of the season we need to be extra careful to not spread food-borne illnesses. These simple food safety tips will help you prepare a safe and tasty holiday meal ... Read more.
When it's more than the blues
November 15, 2016
Public health nurses across B.C. now offer screening for perinatal depression to all mothers (birth, adoptive or step) by eight weeks postpartum. This includes education and intervention, referrals, and a plan for follow-up as needed ... Read more.
It's time to test for radon gas
November 1, 2016
Radon gas is the second leading cause of lung cancer after smoking. It may contribute to as much as 16% of all lung cancers. Radon, when combined with tobacco smoke, including second-hand smoke, can increase the risk substantially ... Read more.
Find our previous Living Well health tips articles, from the past year, below.