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January 2017

Physical Activity After Breast Cancer

January 26, 2017 by Normand Richard, Certified Exercise Physiologist | Posted in: Physical Activity | Tags:

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Physical Activity After Breast Cancer

Surviving breast cancer can be life changing. After treatment many women start to think about ways to be healthier. Finding ways to develop or keep-up healthy habits, like being active, is an important part of that.

Starting and keeping an active lifestyle can be challenging. Chemotherapy, radiation and hormone therapy, can affect your energy levels, cause muscle aches, neuropathies, lymphedema and some women might feel unsure of what to do for exercise.

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Healthier School Lunches and Snacks for Busy Families

January 24, 2017 by HealthyFamilies BC | Posted in: Food & Nutrition | Tags:

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Healthier School Lunches and Snacks for Busy Families

With the start of a new year, one of your goals may be to plan healthier meals for your family. Packing kids well balanced school lunches is a great place to start. A healthy lunch gives children the energy they need to play, learn and solve problems.

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Services to Help You Quit Smoking

January 17, 2017 by HealthyFamilies BC | Posted in: Smoking | Tags:

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British Columbia services to help quit smoking

The first step in accomplishing any goal is having the idea to do it.

If quit smoking has been something you’ve been thinking about, congratulations! You are already on your way to getting where you want to be. Maybe you’ve tried to quit before and remember how hard it is.

The important thing is you have set the intention to quit and you are trying.

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Reminder, Routine, Reward to Reach New Year’s Fitness Goals

January 12, 2017 by Normand Richard, Certified Exercise Physiologist | Posted in: Physical Activity | Tags:

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Reminder, Routine, Reward to Reach New Year’s Fitness Goals

Holidays are over, the house is less cluttered, and resolutions have been made. I like early January! It is a fresh canvas with nothing on it, and it’s up to me how I will paint the year.

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