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July 2017

Potatoes don’t come from a box: Teaching children food literacy for life
5 ways to teach your kids food literacy this summer.
July 2, 2017
Family BBQ Makeover: How to swap unhealthy treats for good eats this summer
Help your family choose healthier options while keeping flavour and fun on the menu.
July 2, 2017
Shake the sugar this summer – healthier ways to quench your thirst
Healthier alternatives to sip this summer.
July 2, 2017
What I Do Matters: Seeing substance users as deserving humans
We asked our staff to share what "what I do matters" means to them in just six words. Read one addiction counsellor's story behind her six word stories.
July 3, 2017
Rolling sushi into a balanced diet
Going on a health kick with your chopsticks. Our dietitian shares tips on healthier choices for your next sushi craving. 
July 4, 2017
Lisa Hegler: Skin and wound detective
When Burnaby Hospital eliminated the use of incontinence briefs, wound and infection rates plummeted. Now their work is being recognized internationally.
July 10, 2017
High five your health care provider - June 30, 2017
This week's high fives go to our amazing people at Royal Columbian Hospital and Ridge Meadows Hospital. 
July 5, 2017
Hope Health and Well-Being Initiative yields early results
A community garden, door-to-door transportation for people with mobility issues and, coming soon, a playground for kids – those are just a few early results of the Hope Health and Well-Being Initiative.
July 6, 2017
High five your health care provider - July 7, 2017
This week's high fives go out to our incredible people at Langley Memorial Hospital, Ridge Meadows Hospital, Peace Arch Hospital, the Eagle Ridge Hospital asthma clinic and the Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre.
July 7, 2017
Turn food shopping into an adventure
Finding out what's growing locally in your community can be a summer adventure.
July 13, 2017
New electronic assessment tool helps seniors age well
Fraser Health’s Dr. Grace Park and Annette Garm have created an Electronic Frailty Index Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment and a four-step method of preventing frailty. 
July 17, 2017
High five your health care provider - July 14, 2017
This week's high fives go out to our incredible people at Chilliwack General Hospital, Langley Memorial Hospital and Surrey Memorial Hospital.
July 8, 2017
High five your health care provider - July 21, 2017
This week's high fives go out to our wonderful health care providers at Abbotsford Regional, Langley Memorial, Peace Arch and Royal Columbian Hospitals. 
July 21, 2017