Health

Fighting a Cold 101

Fighting a Cold 101

 Well here I am attempting to stop the start of something awful. A cold. I know many of you will say, “’Tis the season!” Well, I don’t believe in the whole “flu season” or “cold season” nonsense. But that’s for a whole different column. And I’ll be honest: I don’t believe in taking things for colds and flus, either.

Common cold virus may be linked to childhood obesity

Common cold virus may be linked to childhood obesity

 Researchers at the University of California, San Diego have found that a common cold virus may be linked to childhood obesity.

Heliport opens in Trail at KBR hospital

Heliport opens in Trail at KBR hospital

Air transport for patients of the Kootenay Boundary got a lift as the community celebrated the opening of a new $825,000 Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital heliport on Thursday, Sept. 16.

Back to school, Part One

Back to school, Part One

September is usually a time when everyone gets back into their routines, whether work, school or home. This a great time to think about setting a good foundation for the winter months ahead. Let’s start at the base of health- sleep.

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