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The Health Benefits of Volunteering

November 30, 2017 by Normand Richard, Certified Exercise Physiologist | Posted in: General Information | Tags:

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The health benefits of volunteering

For many of us, the act of giving brings satisfaction and reward. One thing you can give that is always appreciated is your time, and one way to do that is through volunteering.

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A Healthy Lifestyle for Diabetes Prevention

November 16, 2017 by HealthyFamilies BC | Posted in: General Information | Tags:

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A Healthy Lifestyle for Diabetes Prevention

Whether you have a family history of diabetes, have pre-diabetes or are at risk for diabetes, there are actions you can take to reduce your risk.

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How to Avoid the Flu

November 14, 2017 by HealthyFamilies BC | Posted in: General Information | Tags:

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How to avoid the flu

It pays to be aware of the serious consequences of getting the flu, especially if you or your family members are particularly vulnerable to the flu’s worst symptoms. There are many ways to protect yourself and others. Here are points to keep in mind for a healthy fall and winter.

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Prevent Falls in Your Lifetime

November 7, 2017 by HealthyFamilies BC | Posted in: General Information | Tags:

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Chutes and Ladders: Will you prevent a future fall?

What's your 50 year plan for keeping yourself from falling and seriously injuring yourself or losing your independence as you age? Chances are you may not be thinking that far ahead. That’s okay! While life and health can have unpredictable elements, the choices you make today (and tomorrow, and the day after…) can influence your health, mobility and independence in the future.

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Top 12 Health Topics of 2016

December 22, 2016 by HealthyFamilies BC | Posted in: General Information | Tags:

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Top 12 Health Topics of 2016

A lot happened this year. There have been ups and downs, go-time and downtime, sunny days and snowy days. In today’s world there’s more information available at our finger tips, instantly, than ever before. New stories and ideas fill our news feeds and inboxes every day. Information about health is no exception; there is always new research emerging. Health trends and claims are constantly changing.

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