Monthly Archives: April 2013

We were made to move: the health benefits of exercise

On Saturday, May 4th at 10 am, the doctors of Vancouver are inviting everyone to join them for a fun and easy 1 to 2 km Walk With Your Doc around Kitsilano Beach. Register at http://www.walkwithyourdoc.ca and come early to … Continue reading

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What would you find in your medical records?

Exactly what is in your personal medical record – the paper file in your family doctor’s office or the electronic record in the clinic’s computer? What key information should you know by heart or at least have at your own … Continue reading

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Your Medical Records: What You Should Know

For a good part of my childhood, my mom would take me to almost monthly visits to my pediatrician who was treating my rheumatoid arthritis. She also accompanied me for more blood tests and x-rays than I have ever ordered … Continue reading

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5 Clues That You’re Not Getting Enough Sleep

This was the topic of today’s visit on Jill Krop’s AM/BC talk show on Global’s BC1: http://globalnews.ca/video/466727/ambc-dr-dave 5 Clues That You Need More Sleep: 1. You’re asleep the moment your head hits the pillow. 2. You’re dozing off in class, … Continue reading

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Your Positive Potential for Health: The Dynamic Balance

Some parents don’t listen to their children unless they’re misbehaving, but wise parents are proactive and involved; they know what their kids are up to . . . especially when they’re quiet. This is something we all know, but when … Continue reading

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Spring, the Season for Allergies

On Tuesday, April 2nd, I’ll be talking to Jill Krop about allergies on her AM/BC talk show (9 am on weekdays on BC1). Previous shows are on the internet at http://globalnews.ca/ (search for am/bc). While many of us are celebrating … Continue reading

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4 things you should know about anaphylaxis

On Tuesday, April 2nd, I’ll be talking to Jill Krop about allergies on her AM/BC talk show (9 am on weekdays on BC1). Previous shows are on the internet at http://globalnews.ca/ (search for am/bc). 4 things you should know about … Continue reading

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