A Canadian study shows an app could help health professionals deprescribe unnecessary medications for senior citizens. (freestocks.org/Unsplash)

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
A Canadian study shows an app could help health professionals deprescribe unnecessary medications for senior citizens. (freestocks.org/Unsplash)
Dr. Ana Teresa Armas Enriquez advocates for women’s health

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
Dr. Ana Teresa Armas Enriquez advocates for women’s health
Bus ads aim to spread awareness of the day on Sept. 9. (Lauren Richardson submission).

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
Bus ads aim to spread awareness of the day on Sept. 9. (Lauren Richardson submission).
Lack of doctors causing frustration for patients

Lack of doctors causing frustration for patients

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

Lack of doctors causing frustration for patients
Bed racers compete in the charity event in full costume as they push a hospital bed down Beacon Avenue in Sidney. (Photo: Nuttycake.com)

Bed Races on Beacon teams make final preparations

CCM Construction ready to defend their title on July 7

Bed racers compete in the charity event in full costume as they push a hospital bed down Beacon Avenue in Sidney. (Photo: Nuttycake.com)
Free cancer care workshops at SHOAL centre this May

Free cancer care workshops at SHOAL centre this May

Cancer charity InspireHealth offer patient-centred workshops

Free cancer care workshops at SHOAL centre this May
Celeste Hilton, business manager of the Victoria Heart Institute Foundation, said the office had three-week’s notice that they have to move (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Victoria Heart Institute Foundation gets three weeks’ notice to move

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

Celeste Hilton, business manager of the Victoria Heart Institute Foundation, said the office had three-week’s notice that they have to move (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
The 28-acre Homewood Ravensview, formerly Dunsmuir Lodge, will open May 22. (Courtesy of Homewood Ravensview)

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

The 28-acre Homewood Ravensview, formerly Dunsmuir Lodge, will open May 22. (Courtesy of Homewood Ravensview)
Give Me Strength, Give Me Pilates

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
Give Me Strength, Give Me Pilates
Lia Crowe enjoys a glass of Harvest Melomel, Mixed Berry Melomel Mead, at the Tugwell Creek Honey Farm and Meadery. Don Denton photography

Mead For The Ages

Honey wine is the world’s oldest alcoholic drink

  • Nov 22, 2018
Lia Crowe enjoys a glass of Harvest Melomel, Mixed Berry Melomel Mead, at the Tugwell Creek Honey Farm and Meadery. Don Denton photography
People in Greater Victoria are likely to live longer than the national average thanks in part to a milder environment, an active culture, and access to support and education. (File photo)

Greater Victoria has longer life expectancy than national average

National statistics say Victorians are likely to live to 83

People in Greater Victoria are likely to live longer than the national average thanks in part to a milder environment, an active culture, and access to support and education. (File photo)
Energizing with Iyengar Yoga

Energizing with Iyengar Yoga

Inverted postures in yoga class offer a new perspective

  • Sep 5, 2018
Energizing with Iyengar Yoga
Crossfit For Life

Crossfit For Life

Exercise training for fitness and well being

  • Aug 28, 2018
Crossfit For Life
Kick Off the Day with Brunch Bowls

Kick Off the Day with Brunch Bowls

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

  • Aug 27, 2018
Kick Off the Day with Brunch Bowls
Modern Matcha is for Tea Lovers

Modern Matcha is for Tea Lovers

Health benefits of the green tea queen

  • Aug 24, 2018
Modern Matcha is for Tea Lovers
Stacked - Sandwiches That Explode With Taste

Stacked – Sandwiches That Explode With Taste

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

  • Aug 23, 2018
Stacked - Sandwiches That Explode With Taste
Vancouver Island’s Green Grocers with Soul

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
Vancouver Island’s Green Grocers with Soul
Insulin pumps are worn by diabetics to monitor blood glucose and replace manual injections. (Wikimedia Commons)

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

Over-25 patients can use device to replace injections

Insulin pumps are worn by diabetics to monitor blood glucose and replace manual injections. (Wikimedia Commons)
Victoria resident Eloise Patmore is appealing to the public for help in convincing Immigration Canada to reverse their decision not to grant her fiancé a visitor’s visa that would allow him to be present at the birth of their child in the first week of June. Youtube

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’

Victoria resident Eloise Patmore is appealing to the public for help in convincing Immigration Canada to reverse their decision not to grant her fiancé a visitor’s visa that would allow him to be present at the birth of their child in the first week of June. Youtube
Victoria Health Show welcomes former CFL pro Tommy Europe

Victoria Health Show welcomes former CFL pro Tommy Europe

Fitness trainer led workout and talk on keeping New Year’s fitness resolutions

Victoria Health Show welcomes former CFL pro Tommy Europe