Mike Mostrenko is an emergency room physician who has been working at Royal Columbian Hospital for more than 15 years. The Record caught up with Mostrenko to find out what it's like in the ER.
Have you noticed more exercisers just "hanging around" the gym lately? They might have been utilizing one of the great fitness innovations of the past ten years: TRX cables!
Students in Southpointe Academy's Citizenship Club are looking to raise money for Canuck Place with a community parking lot sale next weekend.
Tsawwassen resident Karen Marchand says she used to pride herself on being a healthy person, but all that changed a few years ago.
Vancouver NGO The Shanti Uganda Society has been chosen as one of four recipients to accept The Crystal of Hope award and share in the $150,000 donation sponsored by Swarovski. Sadie St. Denis, executive director of Shanti Uganda, will be accepting the international honour from actress and producer Hilary Swank this Saturday in Vienna at the annual Life Ball. This year's Life Ball will be hosted by AIDS LIFE, a European NGO that is held to remember those who have suffered from AIDS and honour those raising funds in 36 different countries. The Girl Effect, a social change movement for adolescent girls, has been selected as the beneficiary as well. Shanti Uganda's Teen Girls Health and Wellness Program teaches young girls about healthy relationships, HIV/AIDS prevention and awareness, family planning, skills training and sexual reproductive health rights. Girls are empowered and inspired to make healthy choices and stay in school.
A phone service that directs calls to crisis lines throughout the province is now facing a crisis of its own.
An open letter to the school trustees of New Westminster:
The march is on to find a cure for cystic fibrosis, a fatal disease of the lungs and digestive system for which there is no cure.
If you had told me 10 years ago that I was going to face the challenges of OCD, anxiety and schizophrenia, get through it and come out stronger, I would have told you you were crazy.
The inaugural Surrey/Guildford Relay for Life event will be held indoors at Guildford rec centre this weekend.
Dealing with cystic fibrosis is a daily battle, which can eat up a family's time and money.
The businesses that helped out after a fire at the Elm building got a thank you from Langley City Mayor Peter Fassbender Tuesday.
Members of the talented Sardis Secondary Drumline have their eyes on Africa as they push to raise $10,000 for grandmothers caring for children orphaned by HIV/AIDS.
Mission genealogists May 23, the Mission Genealogy Club meets at 7 p.m. in the Mission Library, 33247 Second Ave. Visitors and new members are always welcome. Contact email@example.com or phone 604-820-5523 for details.
An Abbotsford woman is in stable condition after being hit by a bus and airlifted to hospital on Tuesday afternoon.
Another gym in Burnaby has shut its doors less than a year after Fit City for Women closed down.
SHARE Family & Community Services Society hosts a free drug and alcohol education session, from 7 to 8: 30 p.m. at its offices on the second floor of 2615 Clarke St. in Port Moody. The topic is "Cocaine, crystal meth and marijuana - the struggle to recover, and what long-term recovery looks like." This education series, which runs Wednesdays through July 24, is aimed at those who have an alcohol or drug problem, those concerned about their use, and those affected by the use of others. The format consists of a video, a brief presentation and open discussion. Info: 604-936-3900.
One local mom continues to work hard to raise awareness around food allergies.
If you're tired of reading about last week's provincial election, the validity of polls and what makes a strong political leader, good - so am I.