AN upcoming health forum is intended to arm arthritis patients with the most up-to-date knowledge about how to protect themselves from heart attacks, strokes and blood clots and how to live a longer, healthier life.
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Calcium and vitamin D are frequently touted for their ability to improve bone health. While consuming foods rich in vitamin D and calcium is especially important for aging women, both vitamin D and calcium also help to keep the body strong and vital at any age.
The B.C. Liberal Party has finally announced a candidate for Burnaby-Lougheed, the riding held by longtime Liberal Harry Bloy.
MARCH is Juvenile Arthritis Month. Now I imagine that many of you think I got this wrong, arthritis is a disease for old folks, or at least adults. But that is not the case.
KATE Schwartz, 20, spends her days scurrying between classes at the University of British Columbia, teaching piano lessons to players of all ages, daily workouts and social engagements.
Sardis secondary school hosts a talent show Feb. 26 beginning at 7 p.m. Donations taken at the door to go to Sardis's sponsor school in Costa Rica.
It only took two days for Burnaby firefighters to raise $36,000 for one of their favourite charities.
Avalanche Awareness Days: AdventureSmart will be on hand at Mount Seymour (in parking lot four) in North Vancouver to increase avalanche awareness and promote search and rescue prevention Sunday, Jan. 20, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Learn about trip preparation, gear and training. Info: email@example.com.
By far the most common cause of lameness I see in the hind legs of large dogs is due to torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL).
Change as a Catalyst for Growth: Learn how to build resiliency to enhance and prepare for the future Wednesday, Jan. 16, 7 p.m. at John Braithwaite Community Centre, 145 West First St., North Vancouver. Presented by the Canadian Mental Health Association. Admission by donation. Info: 604-987-6959 or northwestvancouver. cmha.bc.ca.
The winter months offer no shortage of fun-filled seasonal activities.
Home for the Holidays: Nurse Next Door is holding a contest to help one senior go home for the holidays rather than stay in a hospital or facility. The contest winner will receive two days of complimentary home care services. Submissions of 300 words or less can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org until Dec. 19. The winner will be announced Dec. 20. Info: 604-961-9171.
Ladner's Debbie Cheong received Osteoporosis Canada's Community Partner Award earlier this month.
Omni Eye & Vision Inc. raised $300 for the "babies in physio" program at Eagle Ridge Hospital recently, through a "pumpkin by donation" event.
Gerda Suess is selling off her vast collection of Christmas baubles to raise money for Royal Columbian Hospital.
Surrey firefighters raised an amazing $10,000 this year in their annual boot drive.
Get your spare change out on Nov. 16 and 17 when Burnaby firefighters will be out in full force collecting money for Muscular Dystrophy Canada.
Strengthen Your Bones - Managing Osteoporosis: Researcher and speaker Dr. David Kendler will present the latest advances in the treatment of osteoporosis Monday, Nov. 5, 6-8 p.m. at the West Vancouver Memorial Library, 1950 Marine Dr. Info: westvanlibrary.ca or 604-987-9395.