Dietary fibre used to be something we thought only our grandparents needed to help them stay "regular."
Researchers at Simon Fraser University have made a discovery they say could lead to new drugs that will prevent complications arising from ischemia, one of the devastating after-effects of heart attack and stroke, which disrupts blood flow to the heart and brain.
HEART disease and stroke is a leading cause of death for women in Canada, but many don't know it.
The jury at a coroner's inquest last week into the police-related death of an Abbotsford man in 2011 is recommending that all patrol cars be equipped with video cameras.
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.
I think it's great that the hospital is looking into and implementing new systems to reduce the wait times in the emergency room (ER).
Shame! Almost immediately upon closing the Kitsilano Coast Guard station, the very thing that British Columbians feared has come to pass: the completely unnecessary death of an innocent person.
AFTER incurring big veterinary bills in caring for a hobbled miniature poodle-cross, the West Vancouver B.C. SPCA asked for help from the public and they got it.
The Heart and Stroke Foundation's Big Bike will be in Surrey this May, but now is the time to act to get a seat on it.
The Kidney Foundation of Canada, BC Branch, and the Glen Pine Pavilion are offering a free screening opportunity for those who are at increased risk for kidney disease. This includes individuals with one or more of the following:
A man who got into a fight with a smaller and much older man outside North Vancouver's homeless shelter three years ago will not go to jail.
Every year, more than 2,000 people in B.C. die from sudden heart attacks, according to the provincial Health Ministry.
The Delta Hospital Foundation is excited to announce the Tsawwassen Legion's $12,000 pledge to fund vital equipment at Delta Hospital with its first contribution of $4,000.
Achieving better health and fitness does not have to be complicated. However, it may seem that way when reading magazines, watching news programs and even listening to us so-called experts.
Though some illnesses are random and many caused by the way you live your life, your family history can reveal your predisposition to certain conditions.
The bad news: North Americans eat too much salt. The good news: if we lower our sodium intake closer to the recommended daily levels, hundreds of thousands of us could be saved from heart disease in the next 10 years.
Jane Knowles remembers the last cigarette she ever smoked.
The Delta Police Department recognized heroic officers, support staff, volunteers and residents during its annual awards ceremony last week at Genesis Theatre in Ladner.
Mental health services in New Westminster are now easier to access.