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Changing the outcome: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces new nuclear medicine hub in Vancouver<img alt="Dr. Francois Benard and Justin Trudeau at the IAMI announcement. Photo: Adam Scotti" src="/PublishingImages/2018-11-01-2-Vancouver-27_not-allowed-to-crop_photo-credit-Adam-Scotti%20article.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Changing the outcome: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces new nuclear medicine hub in VancouverB.C. ranks among the best in the world for cancer outcomes and is a leader in cancer research and precision medicine.http://www.phsa.ca/about/news-stories/stories/prime-minister-justin-trudeau-announces-new-nuclear-medicine-hub-in-vancouver2018-11-14T08:00:00Z
Keep the seniors in your life safe from the number one cause of injury<img alt="Seniors doing Tai Chi in a park" src="/phsa-news-site/PublishingImages/senior_activity_article.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Keep the seniors in your life safe from the number one cause of injuryNovember is fall prevention month. In B.C., falls are the number one cause of injury and death in seniors – and easy to prevent. We have tips to help keep your loved ones safe year round. http://www.phsa.ca/about/news-stories/stories/keep-the-seniors-in-your-life-safe-from-the-number-one-cause-of-injury2018-11-14T08:00:00Z
The myth, the fable—actually the fact: flu season is here<img alt="" src="/phsa-news-site/PublishingImages/PHSANews_Spotlight_FluFacts_20181101.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />The myth, the fable—actually the fact: flu season is hereDid you know that the flu is ranked among the top 10 leading causes of death in Canada? Do you know what distinguishes a cold from the flu? Get informed about the flu to protect yourself and those around you.http://www.phsa.ca/about/news-stories/stories/flu-myths-and-facts2018-11-01T07:00:00Z
One year on – patients continue to benefit from the design of the Teck Acute Care Centre<img alt="Baby Harmeher in the NICU at the Teck Acute Care Centre" src="/PublishingImages/harmeher.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />One year on – patients continue to benefit from the design of the Teck Acute Care CentreOne year ago today, 110 patients were moved into the new Teck Acute Care Centre (Teck ACC) in five hours.http://www.phsa.ca/about/news-stories/stories/one-year-on-–-the-teck-acute-care-centre2018-10-31T07:00:00Z
BC Cancer announces new Molecular Imaging and Therapeutics program thanks to $18 million donation<img alt="Molecular oncology image" src="/PublishingImages/MolecularOncology.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC Cancer announces new Molecular Imaging and Therapeutics program thanks to $18 million donationA new form of cancer treatment – radioligand therapy (RLT) - will soon be available to cancer patients thanks to a historic $18.346 million philanthropic donation to the BC Cancer Foundation.http://www.phsa.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-cancer-announces-new-molecular-imaging-and-therapeutics-program2018-10-25T07:00:00Z
BC Children’s Hospital shares tips to keep kids safe this Halloween<img alt="Girl holding Halloween trick-or-treat bucket" src="/PublishingImages/Girl%20holding%20Halloween%20trick%20or%20treat%20bucket.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC Children’s Hospital shares tips to keep kids safe this HalloweenWith Halloween fast approaching, BC Children’s Hospital has some tips to keep trick-or-treaters safe as they run door-to-door in search of their favourite candy.http://www.phsa.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-childrens-hospital-shares-tips-to-keep-kids-safe-this-halloween2018-10-25T07:00:00Z
More BC women are due for their mammograms than ever before: join the Mammolanche and get screened<img alt="" src="/phsa-news-site/PublishingImages/BCC%20Screening%20mammolanche.jpg.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />More BC women are due for their mammograms than ever before: join the Mammolanche and get screenedhttp://www.phsa.ca/about/news-stories/stories/more-bc-women-are-due-for-their-mammograms-than-ever-before-join-the-mammolanche-and-get-screened2018-10-05T07:00:00Z
Scheduled website downtime, September 22<img alt="" src="/phsa-news-site/PublishingImages/website-downtime-phsa-site.jpg?RenditionID=6" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Scheduled website downtime, September 22This website will be unavailable on September 22, from 2 to 7 p.m. while we perform maintenance work.http://www.phsa.ca/about/news-stories/stories/scheduled-website-downtime-september-222018-09-13T07:00:00Z
BC Children's back-to-school series: School stress keeping you up? Tips to get the ZZZ’s you need<img alt="" src="/phsa-news-site/PublishingImages/zzz.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BC Children's back-to-school series: School stress keeping you up? Tips to get the ZZZ’s you needWhen you're in school, life can get busy. Exams, homework assignments, organized sports and commitments to friends and family can add up. Follow these helpful tips from BC Children's Hospital to get the sleep you need.http://www.phsa.ca/about/news-stories/stories/back-to-school-series-tips-to-get-the-sleep-you-need2018-09-04T07:00:00Z


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