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Do health care institutions need to have good manners?
Professor Sir Mason Durie shared his knowledge on the role of, and mechanisms for, promoting cultural competency to address health inequities experienced by Indigenous peoples, drawing on his extensive experience working in the area of Māori health in New Zealand.
November 3, 2014
Premier's Award won by Abbotsford Youth Health Centre
Congratulations to the Abbotsford Youth Health Centre for winning a Premier's Award in the "Partnership" category, recognizing the exceptional efforts and dedication by a coalition of agencies to serve vulnerable youth.
September 30, 2014
Podcast: Coping with Stress
Job changes, financial concerns, crime, illness, uncertainty… there are many causes of stress in our lives. Some of them are beyond our control. What IS within our control; however, is our ability to invest in the areas of our life that matter the most.
July 7, 2014
How to avoid becoming a ‘frail senior’
There is no reason frailty has to be a natural part of getting older.  With a simple exercise program – even in your home – you can retain your vitality, strength, energy and sense of well-being.
April 15, 2014
Family self-care and recovery from mental illness
Some ideas on helpful supports you can provide to a loved one who has a mental illness – the goal of each being to foster self-empowerment.
February 21, 2014
Mental Health and Employees
Every day, 500,000 Canadians miss work due to mental illness.  The economic impact is estimated to be at least $51 billion a year.  With 1 in 5 Canadians suffering from a mental illness in their lifetimes, the impact on people’s lives is incalculable.
February 20, 2014
Creative Ways to Get Your Exercise
Research has shown that physical activity has a tremendous positive effect on the heart. Here are some simple ways to bring more of it into your life.
February 14, 2014
Eating Disorders
Is losing weight = to being healthy? Eating Disorders Coordinator Elspeth Humphreys tells you how to quit the ‘Fat Talk’
February 4, 2014
Resolving to Eat Smart
Are you one of the many who has a resolution to lose some pounds this year? Fraser Health endocrinologist Dr. David Shu gives some tips on giving more weight to healthy eating and increased activity than the numbers on a scale.
January 9, 2014
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