This issue offers COVID-19 safety tips, an article about prescribed opioid use, an introduction to Dawn Thomas, our new VP for Indigenous Health & Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, the first in our series from Public Health on Climate Change and much more.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.