Canadian patients 90% more likely to face avoidable post-surgery complications: report

New numbers from the Canadian Institute for Health Information show dismal stats for patient safety

 

Canadian study shows app could help senior citizens with too many medications

Research team at McGill University shows app helps identify unnecessary medications

  • Oct 27, 2019

 

Dr. Ana Teresa Armas Enriquez advocates for women’s health

Women’s Vita medical clinic allows doctor’s true identity to shine

  • Sep 20, 2019

 

Red shoes help raise awareness of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Bus ads and Sept. 9 awareness day remind parents ‘alcohol and pregnancy don’t mix’

  • Sep 3, 2019

Lack of doctors causing frustration for patients

One Sidney resident writes about his experiences trying to get care at local walk-in clinics

Bed Races on Beacon teams make final preparations

CCM Construction ready to defend their title on July 7

Free cancer care workshops at SHOAL centre this May

Cancer charity InspireHealth offer patient-centred workshops

Victoria Heart Institute Foundation gets three weeks’ notice to move

The local research facility needs to be located near the Royal Jubilee Hospital

Mental health and addiction facility prepares to open on old Dunsmuir Lodge site

Homewood Ravensview brings 75-bed residential treatment centre to Saanich Peninsula May 22

Give Me Strength, Give Me Pilates

Instructor Melanie O’Connor caters to a variety of ages and skill levels in her Brentwood Bay studio

  • Mar 4, 2019

Mead For The Ages

Honey wine is the world’s oldest alcoholic drink

  • Nov 22, 2018

Greater Victoria has longer life expectancy than national average

National statistics say Victorians are likely to live to 83

Energizing with Iyengar Yoga

Inverted postures in yoga class offer a new perspective

  • Sep 5, 2018

Crossfit For Life

Exercise training for fitness and well being

  • Aug 28, 2018

Kick Off the Day with Brunch Bowls

Freshly cooked breakfast or brunch built with grains, vegetables and eggs

  • Aug 27, 2018

Modern Matcha is for Tea Lovers

Health benefits of the green tea queen

  • Aug 24, 2018

Stacked – Sandwiches That Explode With Taste

Chef Heidi Fink creates recipes for sandwiches that satisfy everyone in your household

  • Aug 23, 2018

Vancouver Island’s Green Grocers with Soul

Daisy and Adam Orser have a passion for local, quality food at the Root Cellar in Victoria

  • Aug 23, 2018

Insulin pumps to be covered for adult diabetics in B.C.

Over-25 patients can use device to replace injections

Victoria woman appeals for help bringing Jamaican fiancé here for birth of their child

Eloise Patmore calls Immigration Canada’s reasons for visitor visa refusal ‘outrageous’