Island Health Magazine

Island Health Magazine Winter 2019

Featuring articles on the benefits of physical activity; the importance of being active as a family; recipes for a healthy eating start to the new year and information on Island Health resources including helpful videos for dementia patient caregivers and how to receive care if you believe you ha

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Island Health Magazine Fall 2018

The fall issue of Island Health magazine features articles on cannabis use; a feature on obesity with information on how to look at this chronic illness including a personal story about bariatric surgery; the benefits of eating breakfast along with articles on long-term care topics.

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Island Health Magazine Summer 2018

The summer issue of Island Health magazine features summer safety information along with grilling tips and healthy recipes for the BBQ. Our wellness feature looks at the benefits of a good night’s sleep and how to get it.

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Island Health Magazine Spring 2018

Learn about joint replacement surgery, tips for safe gardening, read an article on how to share the dinner prep workload along with some easy meal ideas. All this and more, including a message from our new CEO, Kathy MacNeil.

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Island Health Magazine Winter 2017

In this edition we highlight a pet therapy program that is making positive changes in the lives of Island Health patients. We also talk about New Year’s resolutions and how to make lasting and healthy changes—accompanied by some healthy recipes to keep you off the fad diet path.

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Island Health Magazine Winter 2018

This winter issue of Island Health magazine features articles on the benefits of mindfulness; how to add more movement into your life; caregivers of those with Alzheimer’s disease along with getting your veggie fix in the winter and a message from Acting CEO Kathy MacNeil on building resilience.

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Island Health Magazine Fall 2017

This issue celebrates the opening of the North Island Hospital. We also feature articles on Island Health’s Pain Program, breastmilk donation, active transportation for kids and ideas for seniors to age in place.

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Island Health Magazine Summer 2017

In this issue we share stories about our volunteer baby hugging program at VGH and the amazing projects funded through Island Health’s Community Wellness Grants program.

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Island Health Magazine Spring 2017

In this edition we focus on making your home poison free, especially if you have young children. We also talk about how to approach the topic of drug consumption with your teenagers. As spring is now here, we have some gardening tips for the green thumbed.

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Island Health Magazine Fall 2016

In this edition, we highlight the importance of grandparents in our kids' lives. This issue also features an article on borderline personality disorder and highlights one woman's journey with diabetes. We also include recipes and tips to help busy families enjoy good food fast and much more.

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