A snapped tree fell on Alex Higden’s flatbed truck during the severe storm in B.C. on Dec. 20. It broke part of his back, but Higden’s father said he’s already set his sights on going home.
Wait times for surgery in B.C. have tripled since 2002, say the province’s anesthesiologists, who are urging more collaboration between the government, political parties and health authorities to solve the issue.
A nurse practitioner from B.C.’s Interior is lending her expertise to help contain the Ebola outbreak in the Congo.
The devastating overdose crisis remains the biggest and most important health story in B.C., but this has been a year that saw several major problems and controversies, as well as signs of progress, in the fields of health and medicine.
Officially, it's the International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship, but in Canada it's known simply as the world juniors. The annual holiday tournament of the top teenaged male hockey players has grown from a niche event hosted in boutique European towns, to a cult classic of a sporting spectacle that in Canada at least, rivals major […]
For years, runners have received conflicting advice about what style of running shoe is best for preventing injuries. So a physiotherapist from UBC decided to review the strongest research on the topic. His blunt assessment has reignited one of the fitness world’s fiercest debates.
Click on the video players below to watch action from the luge World Cup in Whistler, B.C. Coverage continues Friday with men's at 7:40 p.m. ET. Men's Luge 1st Run, from the Whistler Sliding Centre in Whistler, BC. 0:00 Men's Luge 2nd Run, from the Whistler Sliding Centre in Whistler, BC. 0:00 On Saturday, women's competition begins […]
The College of Physicians and Surgeons of B.C. wants a woman known as “Dr. Lipjob” sent to prison for allegedly continuing to give Botox treatments and other injections — in violation of a court order and despite not being properly licensed.
A newly elected member of Surrey’s city council who campaigned as a “community physician” without always revealing that she is a naturopath is now the subject of a complaint to her regulatory body.
Fifty B.C. chiropractors have refused to remove misleading claims from their websites and Facebook pages and are now under investigation by their regulatory body.