January 16, 2018 - 7:15pmUpdated: January 18, 2018 - 10:34pm
It's a general term for a decline in mental ability, severe enough to interfere with daily life. As Catherine Hansen reports on today's To Your Health, over half a million Canadians are living with dementia.
January 2, 2018 - 7:48pmUpdated: January 3, 2018 - 4:45am
It's 2018 and many of us have set New years resolutions. For many, the habit to kick is smoking. Studies show 7 out of 10 smokers would like to quit for good, and the new year is as good as a time as any. In northern BC, just over 20% of the population smokes.
December 27, 2017 - 7:59pmUpdated: December 27, 2017 - 8:32pm
The holiday season is often filled with bright and happy memories for many of us. But it can also bring up memories of missing loved ones, leading to the holiday blues. For some, the holidays can be a little overwhelming and lead to anxiety and isolation.
December 19, 2017 - 7:53pmUpdated: December 20, 2017 - 9:38am
There’s a new way to grocery shop in Prince George, and you don't even have to leave the comfort of your own vehicle. Catherine Hansen has more on the health benefits and drawbacks of online grocery shopping.
December 12, 2017 - 8:11pmUpdated: January 4, 2018 - 11:23pm
There's a new wellness centre in town aimed at a demographic which is under-served by the fitness industry. On today's To Your Health, Catherine Hansen has more on the brainchild of two local exercise experts.
November 28, 2017 - 7:33pmUpdated: November 28, 2017 - 11:20pm
If you take medication and aren't getting the results you want, there is now another option to help. As Catherine Hansen tells us on today's To Your Health, a local pharmacy is offering a simple test to find out how your body will respond to the medicines you take.
November 21, 2017 - 8:10pmUpdated: November 21, 2017 - 11:23pm
As our daylight grows shorter, our bodies change with the decrease in sunlight. A common issue among Canadians is the lack of Vitamin D. On today's To Your Health, more on how you can boost your Vitamin D intake and why its important over the winter months.