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Vancouver Diversity Health Fair 2012


Monday, February 27th, 2012 — 4:32pm PDT
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The 8th annual Vancouver Diversity Health Fair is happening this Saturday with a theme of Cancer Prevention and Early Detection. The fair will feature cooking demonstrations, a kids activity zone, free health screenings, multicultural performances, and over 50 health-related exhibitors. Where Croatian Cultural Centre (3250 Commercial Drive) When Saturday, March 3, 2012 from 10:00am to […]

Vancouver Wellness Show 2012


Friday, February 17th, 2012 — 11:46am PDT
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The 20th annual Wellness Show is happening this weekend at the Vancouver Convention Centre East (Canada Place). For three full days, February 17th, 18th, and 19th, you can check out hundreds of exhibitors, workshops, demos, and products for just $16. Exhibitors include Choices Market, Genuine Health, Integrative Health Services, Health Products for Pets, and the […]

BC Health Service Locator App


Wednesday, January 11th, 2012 — 1:10pm PDT
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The BC Ministry of Health has recently launched a free mobile application that helps residents locate their nearest health services. I took a quick spin around the BC Health Service Locator and did a search for something I had to find before. I looked for the travel clinic I found last February when I needed […]

Healthy Families BC


Wednesday, August 31st, 2011 — 1:05pm PDT
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Healthy Families BC, an initiative from the Province of British Columbia, has launched a campaign recently to promote health and wellness in BC families. With the kids heading back to school and the rain inevitably moving in, their website hopes to provide resources and education when it comes to staying active and eating right at […]

Canadian Cancer Society Daffodil Month 2011


Tuesday, April 5th, 2011 — 10:40am PDT
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April is Daffodil Month for the Canadian Cancer Society that will be hosting events and a fundraising campaign in support of cancer research in BC. Photo credit: antaean on Flickr Every three minutes another Canadian is faced with fighting cancer. This April, as part of our annual Daffodil Month, the Canadian Cancer Society is asking […]

February is Heart Month


Thursday, February 10th, 2011 — 12:09pm PDT
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February is Heart Month across Canada and through various campaigns and promotions the Heart and Stroke Foundation of BC & Yukon hopes to raise awareness about heart health.  Two days ago, my 89 year old grandmother had a heart attack and we have been in and out of the hospital to visit her. My family […]