Health & Wellness

534 articles

Smart Hiking

By Eve Lees on May 29, 2015

Hiking is an enjoyable activity and a convenient vacation exercise choice. But before you head for the trails, be sure you’re prepared for the unexpected. Read more...

Lawn Bowling: A Sport for Any Age

By Eve Lees on May 1, 2015

Here in Canada, lawn bowling is played mostly by those in their retirement years, although that’s slowly changing. There’s a growing junior following, with players as young as eight years. Read more...

Be Prepared

By Shell Busey on Apr 1, 2015

It’s in the news again, reminding everyone that we need to be aware and prepared in the event of an earthquake hitting our coastline. Read more...

Street Smart Your Exercise

By Eve Lees on Mar 2, 2015

If you walk or run outdoors regularly, no doubt you cherish the feeling of well-being the activity gives you. Unfortunately, attacks against runners (particularly females) do occur. Read more...

Men Who Care

By John Harris on Mar 2, 2015

Although BC has an excellent health care system, many of us are providing unpaid care to a family member or friend with a long-term need. What may surprise you is that 46 per cent of family caregivers are men. Read more...

They're All Wet

By Joan Boxall on Jan 1, 2015

Not everyone takes to swimming, but with a little effort and persistence, the benefits will soon have you feeling like a fish in water. Read more...

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