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Community health survey aims to take the pulse of British Columbians

July 6, 2013

Can you walk to a grocery store in your neighbourhood? How many fast-food meals did you eat last week? When was the last time you saw a doctor? These are some of the questions the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority and the Fraser Health Authority are posing in a newly launched survey called My Health, My [...]

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British Columbians heading south to shed excess pounds

June 13, 2013
British Columbians heading south to shed excess pounds

Long wait lists are prompting an increasing number of British Columbians to head south to the U.S. and Mexico to pay for weight loss surgery. CBC | British Columbia News

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Change to drug coverage will help British Columbians with hepatitis B, support group says

May 28, 2013

People with chronic hepatitis B no longer have to re-apply every year for medications that can slow down liver damage caused by the disease. Patients who qualify will now have their prescriptions covered under Pharmacare for as long as they need them. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Rising food prices mean British Columbians comparison shop more often, poll shows

May 17, 2013

More than half of British Columbians say they comparison shop more often as a result of rising food prices, according to the latest Ipsos Reid poll conducted for RBC Canadian Consumer Outlook Index. The quarterly index, released Thursday, suggests food prices rose 2.4 per cent across Canada last year, following increases of 3.8 per cent [...]

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Why the NDP are too risky a choice for British Columbians

May 11, 2013

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