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Chinese herbs mixed with medications can be hazardous

A new tool created by University of B.C. medical students aims to minimize risks Using traditional Chinese herbal remedies while also taking prescription medications can cause potentially life-threatening reactions. After a survey of Chinese immigrants in Vancouver found that many use traditional herbs and fail to disclose it to their doctors, a group of medical […]
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eHITS Public Forum: Using Technology for Health and Wellness!

UBC Faculty of Medicine eHealth Strategy Office, in partnership with the Provincial Patients as Partners Committee and the e-Patient/ eHealth Working Group, is hosting a public forum on November 19, 2015. This public and patient-focused event will introduce and showcase how eHealth – the use of modern technology for health management – is being used […]
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Medical Post roundtable takes a look at the future of digital health

Timed with the Medical Post’s 50th anniversary issue, the publication brought together a roundtable of physicians and thought leaders to discuss the current and future states of digital health. Kendall Ho, the director of the eHealth Strategy Office was one of those invited to contribute. The result: a call to action for Canadians, health care […]
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iCON: Supporting Chinese and South Asian BC citizens for optimal self-management

Cultural minorities can be disadvantaged in accessing information and services to support them in their optimal self-management. Read more at
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Equity, Opportunity and Good Health: How Transportation Affects the Essential Qualities of Life In Metro Vancouver

The way transportation infrastructure is designed and the modes of transportation that we have access to impact our lifestyle and our health. While there are clear dividends in health for active transportation users, current transit infrastructure does not equally benefit all communities in Metro Vancouver. Access to transportation widens opportunity and is a significant equity […]
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Crest.BD launches new Bipolar Wellness Centre on World Bipolar Day, March 30th

Setting sail: CREST.BD’s ( new online ‘Bipolar Wellness Centre’, and the cutting edge evidence and tools on quality of life (QoL) and self-management of bipolar disorder (BD) it houses, have been in preparation for over two years. The site created in collaboration with the eHealth Strategy Office, is designed to support evidence-informed self-management in people with […]
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