Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention
By Patty Wellborn on February 24, 2021
This March will be the eighth annual Embrace Aging month taking place across the Okanagan.
By Patty Wellborn on September 20, 2019
With cancer remaining the leading cause of death in BC, the first-ever Future of Health Forum will focus on research, innovation and strides to improve outcomes for all cancer patients.
Posted in Faculty of Health and Social Development, Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention, Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, Media Advisory, Medical Physics, Research, School of Nursing
By Patty Wellborn on April 3, 2019
New UBC research cautions men recovering from a radical prostatectomy to take it easy when returning to work.
By Patty Wellborn on February 27, 2019
From sleeping tips and arthritis care, to technology updates, scam protection and a refresher on Canada’s Food Guide—there is something for everyone at the upcoming Embrace Aging month.
By Nathan Skolski on August 9, 2018
With the trend of an app for just about everything these days, a team of researchers from several universities, examined the success of a mobile app designed to help young adults quit smoking.
By Patty Wellborn on February 28, 2018
UBC Okanagan’s Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention has teamed up with Interior Savings Credit Union and the Interior Health Authority to present dozens of free events and activities to mark Embrace Aging Month.
By Patty Wellborn on March 3, 2017
From advances in chronic disease interventions to improving wireless communications, innovative research projects at UBC Okanagan are attracting national attention.
Posted in Chemistry, College of Graduate Studies, Faculty of Health and Social Development, Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention, Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, Mathematics, Media Releases, Research, School of Engineering, School of Health and Exercise Sciences, SoE Spotlight
By Patty Wellborn on February 24, 2017
While age may just be a number, how well we age impacts the quality of our later years.
By Patty Wellborn on November 1, 2016
Despite studies that show men generally want to be healthy, there are very few workplace programs designed specifically for men that encourage healthy lifestyles.
By Patty Wellborn on April 29, 2016
Questions about assisted death have been a water cooler topic ever since the federal government passed legislation to allow physician-assisted deaths two weeks ago.