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BCCDC
April 12, 2012
The British Columbia Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) is informing the public that if they have consumed Pomeberry Blend frozen berries manufactured by Western Family in the past 14 days they may be eligible to receive a dose of hepatitis A vaccine.
BCCDC
April 10, 2012
A one-time human papillomavirus vaccine program will be offered to women in British Columbia who were born in 1991, 1992 and 1993 to protect them from cervical cancer.
BC Cancer
April 4, 2012
BC Cancer Agency scientists have decoded the genetic make-up of triple negative breast cancer, which could lead to more effective treatment.
BCCDC
April 3, 2012
The British Columbia Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) is warning the public not to consume Tomme d’Or cheese manufactured by Moonstruck Organic Cheese located on Saltspring Island. Other types of cheeses produced by Moonstruck Organic Cheese are not affected by this advisory.
BC Women's
March 27, 2012
A $30,000 donation from Cadillac Fairview is helping BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre (BC Women’s) to expand much-needed primary health care services for at-risk women on Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.
BC Mental Health
March 21, 2012
A new online tool, embedded into the Pacific Post Partum Support Society’s new website, will help women deal with the sadness and anxiety that can accompany the birth of a new baby.
PHSA
March 16, 2012
The BC Patient Safety Quality Council has presented PHSA teams with awards recognizing their excellence and leadership in quality.
PHSA
March 14, 2012
As a result of industry-leading programs for recruiting and retaining new Canadians, the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) has been recognized for the second year in a row as a top employer for new immigrants.
BC Children's and Sunny Hill
March 13, 2012
Now, a new resource is available to BC parents and caregivers of children to help educate and prevent serious burn injuries before they occur.
BC Transplant
March 8, 2012
March 8 is World Kidney Day and in communities across British Columbia, special events are planned to help raise awareness of kidney disease and the importance of our kidneys in maintaining our health.

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