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Groundbreaking Dementia Treatment (Jo-Ann Tait)

CTV News coverage of the groundbreaking dementia treatment and the Montessori approach for ederly care at Youville Residence.

Statistics Canada tracks cannabis black market since legalization with city sewage (Dr. M-J Milloy)

Statistics Canada is using a unique way of tracking the black market in cannabis since legalization: analyzing the sewage of five cities to determine how much pot residents are consuming.

Foundry Prince George Educates About Youth Mental Health (Foundry)

Foundry Prince George is hosting an information night to educate families, youth and their caregivers about mental wellness and suicide in youth.

Impasse between Fraser Health and hospice continues as dying patients are shuffled around (MAiD, PHC)

A year after Fraser Health told hospices and other care facilities to stop transferring clients for medically assisted deaths, the Delta Hospice Society continues to openly defy the edict.

St. Paul’s Lights of Hope campaign has a bigger heart than you might expect (LOH, SPH)

Thousands of people recently took to the streets to watch St. Paul’s Hospital light up with over 200 twinkling stars and an impressive fireworks display to match.

St. Paul’s Hospital lights up fundraising drive (LOH, SPH)

St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation is aiming to be a “light of hope” for Vancouver patients this Christmas season.

World AIDS Day not necessarily an occasion to celebrate, says local researcher (Julio Montaner, BC-CfE)

It’s been thirty years since World AIDS Day was launched – something that is marked every year on December 1st.

What you need to know about CBD, the non-intoxicating cannabis chemical (Dr. M-J Milloy)

CBD, a chemical found in cannabis, is a newly popular ingredient used for everything from beauty products to therapies to treat chronic pain.

Business in Vancouver: Mike Mackay (BCCSU)

As president of Strand, a Vancouver-based real estate finance, development and investment company, Mike Mackay has real estate in his blood.

What you need to know about HIV/AIDS today (BC-CfE)

More than 60,000 Canadians and 37 million people worldwide are living with HIV. In the early days of HIV and AIDS, there was enormous fear and discrimination — to the extent that in British Columbia politicians debated quarantining individuals with HIV.

December 1st is World AIDS Day - Know Your Status (BC-CfE)

December 1st is World AIDS Day.

Canadian, Chinese HIV/AIDS control agencies renew partnership (Dr. Julio Montaner, BC-CfE)

Canada's British Columbia (B.C.) Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS has renewed a memorandum of understanding with China's AIDS control and prevention agency, according to the head of the center.

My ex died of AIDS – but that’s not what killed him (SPH)

Most deaths are more mysterious than we admit. The cause of cancer in an elderly man may be rooted in the experiences of a schoolboy. Reasons for disaster go back and back, merging in the distance with a thousand factors until it’s impossible to say how things began. And yet, I keep asking myself: How did Noah die?

Enough with the hand wringing over cannabis stores (Dr. M-J Milloy)

B.C. is getting its first-ever “cannabis professor” – which seems like a natural progression after Canada legalized pot last month.

Women and heart disease (Dr. Jasmine Grewal)

Talking about money laundering, women and heart disease and more on BC Today with Michelle Eliot.

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