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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
A more wholesome camping cookout
July 26, 2016
Are you one of those adventurous British Columbians who proudly say camping is the highlight of your summer? You may spend hours planning where to go and what to do but don't forget to also plan what to eat once you get there ...
Keep foodborne illness off your summer menu
June 27, 2016
It’s the time of year when many of us enjoy cooking outdoors - in parks, campgrounds and back yards. This pleasurable summer pastime of casual dining also provides ideal conditions for outbreaks of foodborne illness ...
Find our previous Living Well health tips articles, from the past year, below.