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In February 2009, Judy decided enough was enough. She quit smoking. After smoking heavily for many years, she used Champix to successfully break free from… Read More »Participating in a Clinical Study for COPD
In 2002 Eloy van Hal did something unconventional. Something no-one had dared to even dream of before. He founded a place where elderly residents can… Read More »Disruption in the Dementia Care-System: You need guts and an innovative mindset!
Craig Burns is a board member with the Alzheimer Society of BC, works with future doctors at UBC, is a public speaker, and is involved… Read More »Yes, I have dementia, and yes, I make my own decisions!
PENTICTON, KELOWNA, KAMLOOPS, VANCOUVER – The doctor shortage in BC has been a pressing issue for a number of years now. Waitlists for family doctors seem to… Read More »Press release: Memory Clinic reduces wait times for patients concerned about memory
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