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How to Stop Feeling Tired All the Time

November 4, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Feeling fatigued is the same as feeling as though you are tired all the time. Why might you be feeling so tired? There could be a number of factors, but there are also many ways to boost your energy too!

Warming Up and Cooling Down

August 14, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Your body is better prepared for a workout after a warm-up. We provide some ways you can rev up to maximize your exercise time.

Why is Using Tobacco So Addictive?

August 14, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

If you've ever smoked and tired to quit, you know it’s a challenge. Smoking and your health aside, why is the urge to continue to smoke so strong? There are a number of reasons, the main one being - Brain Chemistry.

Risks and Health Effects of Drinking Alcohol

August 14, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

What is a safe amount to drink? You may be surprised to learn that the effects of alcohol on the body vary. Knowing what a standard drink looks like is a good first step in learning more about the effects of alcohol

Risky Drinking

August 10, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Many older adults who drink have consumed alcohol for many years, but others start, or increase their drinking, later in life because of life-altering events.

Alcohol and Aging: For More Information

August 3, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Alcohol use is closely tied to both physical and mental health. Here are some resources and ideas that can help you learn more about the impact alcohol has on seniors' health.

Alcohol and Aging: Know the Facts

August 3, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Did you know that as we get older, our bodies process alcohol more slowly and we become more sensitive to the effects of alcohol?

Seniors and Tobacco

August 2, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Many long-term smokers may have been smoking for decades, starting when it was fashionable and when people were less aware of the harmful effects...

Healthy Aging

August 2, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Stay fit for health and independence as you age: Check out the Community Park Equipment or our Move for Life DVD.

Get Going on a Healthy Workplace

August 2, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

The workplace has an influence on the health of its employees. Learn more about the free programs available to employers to create a healthy workplace.

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