Island Health Magazine

Island Health Magazine 2020 Special Edition

This issue pays tribute to our communities and health care heroes. Also included are articles and information on COVID-19.

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Island Health Magazine Winter 2020

The Winter 2020 issue of Island Health magazine encourages readers to live their healthiest life. Read features on how to keep your resolutions; re-thinking “diets” and some delicious soup recipes. Also included in this issue are articles about the stigma of mental illness and an Island Health Research project on dementia.

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Island Health Magazine Fall 2019

The fall issue of Island Health magazine includes articles on Active Transportation, Recovery Success Stories and Handling Bats. This issue also features articles on Handling the Holidays including the Importance of Self-Care and Lightening up your Holiday Dinner.

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Island Health Magazine - Summer 2019

The summer edition of Island Health magazine features articles on social anxiety disorder; adult day programs; communicating with someone with dementia; and youth and vaping. It also features summer safety tips and recipes and ideas for dining "al fresco."

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Island Health Magazine Spring 2019

Read the spring edition of Island Health magazine featuring articles on Canada's new food guide; scoliosis resources; bereavement after a medically assisted death; immunizations, volunteers, foundations and research.

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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 have experienced a sexual assault.

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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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