By Patty Wellborn on May 12, 2021
Most gifts from a younger sibling are rarely memorable. But for Christmas 2019, Adrian Van de Mosselaer received a present from his brother that would change his life.
By Patty Wellborn on May 5, 2021
A UBC Okanagan researcher is urging people to learn and then heed the symptoms of atrial fibrillation (AF). Especially women.
By Patty Wellborn on March 30, 2021
Dr. Jennifer Davis, along with many UBCO researchers, spends much of her time looking for ways to keep our older adult population healthy.
By Patty Wellborn on March 15, 2021
A UBC Okanagan professor is the Canadian lead for a 13-person team that recently won an internationally-competitive one million dollar award to accelerate diabetes research.
By Patty Wellborn on March 4, 2021
UBC Okanagan’s Harm Reduction Team, in partnership with Interior Health, is taking its confidential drug-checking service to communities across the region in an effort to save lives.
By Patty Wellborn on February 24, 2021
This March will be the eighth annual Embrace Aging month taking place across the Okanagan.
Posted in Media Releases | Tagged Health, Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention
By Patty Wellborn on January 18, 2021
‘What goes in, must come out’ is a familiar refrain. It is especially pertinent to the challenges facing UBC researchers who are investigating methods to remove chemicals and pharmaceuticals from public water systems.
By Patty Wellborn on January 6, 2021
Researchers with the UBC Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Management (CCDPM) have teamed up with digital health company Curatio to provide Canadians with virtual health support during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Posted in Media Releases | Tagged Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Management, Health, Research, Southern Medical Program
By Patty Wellborn on December 23, 2020
Even before the term COVID-19 was a household name, the World Health Organization had designated 2020 as the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife. It was to be a year of celebration, milestones and recruitment opportunities to encourage more people to think about nursing as a career.