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People First Health Magazine

Get current and helpful health and wellness advice in the People First magazine. Filled with informative and useful articles, the People First magazine provides you with the best choices for your well being. Read our current issue online, or take a look at past issues for articles that you may have missed, The People First magazine can help you live a better life.

February 2015

In this issue:
  • Supplements For A Healthy Heart
  • Stroke Risk Reduction
  • Benefits of Laughter
  • Focus On Melatonin
  • Company's Coming Recipe: Smoky Black Bean Burgers

January 2015

In this issue:
  • Drug-Induced Nutrient Depletion
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • A Fit Brain
  • Focus On Calcium & Vitamin D
  • Company's Coming Recipe: Caribbean Vegetable Rice

November 2014

In this issue:
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Living With Stress
  • Glaucoma
  • Focus On Vitamin B Complex
  • Company's Coming Recipe: Biriyani

September 2014

In this issue:
  • The Thyroid Gland
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Teens, Marijuana and Brain Health
  • Focus On Acid Reflux

June 2014

In this issue:
  • Summertime and Food Allergies
  • Blood Clots. The Facts on Deep Vein Thrombosis, Thrombophlebitis and Phlebitis.
  • Self Esteem And Body Image
  • Focus On Sunscreen

May 2014

In this issue:
  • Women’s Supplements
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Evening Snacking
  • Focus On Psyllium Fibre

April 2014

In this issue:
  • Nutritional Support For PMS
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Wholesome Fibre
  • Focus On Eye Health Multivitamins

March 2014

In this issue:
  • Helpful advice on back pain
  • The facts on andropause
  • Nutritional support for anxiety
  • Focus On Vitamin D

November 2013

In this issue:
  • Diabetes Prevention.
  • Common Prescription Questions.
  • In Search of Slumber.
  • Prescriptions and Rewards.

October 2013

In this issue:
  • Enlarged prostate.
  • The benefits of flu vaccinations.
  • Top five essential supplements.
  • Helpful advice on fighting the common cold.

September 2013

In this issue:
  • Childhood obesity.
  • Advice on antibiotics and how to achieve the best health outcome.
  • Fussy eater strategies.
  • Helpful advice on osteoporosis, a bone wasting disease.

Magazine Archives

September 2014

In this issue:
  • The Thyroid Gland
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Teens, Marijuana and Brain Health
  • Focus On Acid Reflux

June 2014

In this issue:
  • Summertime and Food Allergies
  • Blood Clots. The Facts on Deep Vein Thrombosis, Thrombophlebitis and Phlebitis.
  • Self Esteem And Body Image
  • Focus On Sunscreen

May 2014

In this issue:
  • Women’s Supplements
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Evening Snacking
  • Focus On Psyllium Fibre

April 2014

In this issue:
  • Nutritional Support For PMS
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Wholesome Fibre
  • Focus On Eye Health Multivitamins

March 2014

In this issue:
  • Helpful advice on back pain
  • The facts on andropause
  • Nutritional support for anxiety
  • Focus On Vitamin D

February 2014

In this issue:
  • High Cholesterol
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Food Group Basics
  • Focus On CoQ10

January 2014

In this issue:
  • Psoriasis
  • Strep Throat.
  • Vice Control
  • New Years Resolution

November 2013

In this issue:
  • Diabetes Prevention.
  • Common Prescription Questions.
  • In Search of Slumber.
  • Prescriptions and Rewards.

October 2013

In this issue:
  • Enlarged prostate.
  • The benefits of flu vaccinations.
  • Top five essential supplements.
  • Helpful advice on fighting the common cold.

September 2013

In this issue:
  • Childhood obesity.
  • Advice on antibiotics and how to achieve the best health outcome.
  • Fussy eater strategies.
  • Helpful advice on osteoporosis, a bone wasting disease.

July/August 2013

In this issue:
  • What you need to know about skin cancer.
  • Advice on managing pain.
  • Sports nutrition - eating to win.
  • Pharmacist advice on swimmer's itch.

June 2013

In this issue:
  • A look at shingles, a reactivation of an old chicken pox infection, a health concern for adults 50 plus.
  • Tips on keeping your baby happy and healthy.
  • Tips on making the right choices in choosing healthy menu items when dining out.
  • Helpful tips on water safety for children. Health news on B vitamins and how they may fend off Alzheimer’s.

May 2013

In this issue:
  • A look at urinary incontinence, a common but distressing condition.
  • Helpful advice on supplements that are benefical to your digestive system.
  • Tips on dieting and how to shed a few pounds.
  • Need help quitting smoking? Find out how with the B.C. government smoking cessation program.

April 2013

In this issue:
  • A look at a breast cancer, which will unfortunately strike approximately one in eight women.
  • Helpful advice on the bone wasting disease Osteoporosis.
  • How to make your weekly food shopping trip a healthy trip.
  • Helpful advice on preventing and managing seasonal allergies.

March 2013

In this issue:
  • Learn helpful tips on treating Osteoarthritis, the most common arthritic condition.
  • Make your home safer by cleaning out your unused and expired medications.
  • Helpful tips on being proactive and managing your daily stress and anger.
  • Information on lutein and how it helps prevent age-related macular degeneration.

February 2013

In this issue:
  • Stroke risks and how to identify symptoms.
  • Different ways to manage acid reflux.
  • Helpful advice on how to live on a gluten free diet
  • Vitamins and minerals and how they impact your overall health.

January 2013

In this issue:
  • The most common causes of cancer, with advice on lowering your risk.
  • Travel vaccinations and tips on healthy travels.
  • The ups and downs of fad diets and their impact on your health.
  • Pharmacist Recommended: What you need to know about medication compounding. Health news on medication and grapefruit juice interactions.

November 2012

In this issue:
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease, and disorders in which the intestines become inflamed, and the difficulty in treating them.
  • Helpful tips on getting a good night’s sleep.
  • Advice on the proper nutrition required for seniors.
  • Pharmacist Recommended: How sleep aids can help you break the ongoing cycle of sleeplessness.

October 2012

In this issue:
  • The causes and treatment of erectile dysfunction.
  • Answers to some of the most frequently asked questions in the pharmacy.
  • K2 and Calcium: A look at the nutrients required to grow and maintain healthy bones.
  • Pharmacist Recommended: What you need to know about the seasonal flu, with helpful tips on prevention.

September 2012

In this issue:
  • How Changing Your Lifestyle in Midlife Can Possibly Add Years to Your Life
  • Managing Hypertension And Advice On Complimentary Supplements
  • The Perils Of Processed Foods And The Many Benefits Of A Healthy Diet
  • Pharmacist Recommended: Medication Compounding And How Custom Medications Can Help. Health News on Untreated Heartburn

July 2012

In this issue:
  • Concussions and The Teenage Brain
  • Women's Supplements
  • How To Have a Safe Summer
  • Pharmacist Recommended: Preventing Heartburn. How Moderate Exercise May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

June 2012

In this issue:
  • Healthy Advice on Shingles and Age Related Macular Degeneration
  • What You Need to Know About Sun Safety
  • How To Age Gracefully
  • Pharmacist Recommended: Eczema & Treatment Choices. How Vitamin D May Help Seniors Stay Active

May 2012

In this issue:
  • The Power of Exercise And It's Many Benefits
  • How To Manage Allergies and Asthma
  • The Carbohydrate Conundrum
  • Pharmacist Recommended: How Berries May Protect Your Brain. CoQ10 and Your Health

April 2012

In this issue:
  • Dr. Art Hister: Stress and Your Heart
  • Ian Lloyd: Diabetes Complications
  • Pharmacist Recommended: Seasonal Allergies
  • Probiotics for Health

March 2012

In this issue:
  • Dr. Art Hister: Osteoporosis
  • Ian Lloyd: Common Medication Interactions
  • Darlene Booth: Brain Matters
  • Pharmacist Recommended: Long Term Benefits of Calcium; Exercise to Help Prevent Alzheimer's
  • 30-Minute Healthy Recipe Makeover Company's Coming Recipe Cookbook: Sweet and Sour Meatballs

February 2012

In this issue:
  • Dr. Art Hister: Menopause and HRT
  • Ian Lloyd: Supplements For Your Heart
  • Darlene Booth: Curb the Salt
  • Pharmacist Recommended: Keeping Your Brain Active to Help Prevent Alzheimer's: Beneficial Vitamin D, Are You Getting Enough?
  • 30-Minute Healthy Recipe Makeover Company's Coming Recipe Cookbook: Hearty Irish Soda Bread

January 2012

In this issue:
  • Dr. Art Hister: Pharmacists & Doctors, Your Local Health Team
  • Ian Lloyd: Smoking Cessation
  • Pharmacist Recommended: Health & Wellness Information
  • Omega 3 Fatty Acids

November 2011

In this issue:
  • Dr. Art Hister: Type 1 Diabetes
  • Ian Lloyd: Winter Supplements
  • Darlene Booth: How To Manage Your Stress
  • Pharmacist Recommended: Age Related Macular Degeneration; Folic Acid During Pregnancy and Improved Toddler Speech
  • 30-Minute Diabetic Cooking Company's Coming Recipe Cookbook: Apple Pecan Crisp

October 2011

In this issue:
  • Dr. Art Hister: Insomnia
  • Ian Lloyd: D – Supplements For The Whole Family
  • Darlene Booth: Flu Prevention
  • Pharmacist Recommended: Medication Compounding
  • 30-Minute Diabetic Cooking Company's Coming Recipe Cookbook: Sausage Kale Bean Stew

September 2011

In this issue:
  • Dr. Art Hister: Ear Infection
  • Ian Lloyd: D – The Overlooked Vitamin
  • Darlene Booth: The Teen Years
  • Pharmacist Recommended: How to Reduce Your Risk of Heart Disease
  • 30-Minute Diabetic Cooking Company's Coming Recipe Cookbook: Zucchini Cheddar Bacon Bread

July 2011

In this issue:
  • Dr. Art Hister: Asthma
  • Ian Lloyd: Supplements For Seniors
  • Darlene Booth: Looking at Life Sunny Side Up
  • Pharmacist Recommended: How Fibre Can Reduce Your
    Cholesterol
  • 30-Minute Diabetic Cooking Company's Coming Recipe Cookbook: Wild Rice Fennel Salmon

June 2011

In this issue:
  • Dr. Art Hister: Migraines
  • Ian Lloyd: Eczema Relief
  • Darlene Booth: Canada's Youth: A Growing Weight Concern
  • Pharmacist Recommended: Effective Sunscreen Application, Obese Teenagers Lack Vitamin D
  • 30-Minute Diabetic Cooking Company's Coming Recipe Cookbook: Moroccan Chicken Couscous Pie

May 2011

In this issue:
  • Dr. Art Hister: Varicose Veins
  • Ian Lloyd: Allergy Season
  • Darlene Booth: The Many Benefits of Exercise
  • Pharmacist Recommended: Medication Disposal, Housebound Links to Alzheimer's and The Elderly
  • 30-Minute Diabetic Cooking Company's Coming Recipe Cookbook: Pork Pita Sliders

April 2011

In this issue:
  • Dr. Art Hister: Gum Disease
  • Ian Lloyd: High Blood Pressure
  • Darlene Booth: A Fibre Rich Diet
  • Pharmacist Recommended: Omega fatty acids and cardiovascular benefits.
  • 30-Minute Diabetic Cooking Company's Coming Recipe Cookbook: Beef Mushroom Lasagna

March 2011

In this issue:
  • Dr. Art Hister: The Wonder Of Aging
  • Ian Lloyd: Probiotics & Fibre
  • Darlene Booth: Mindful of Menopause
  • Pharmacist Recommended: Osteoporosis, advice on risk factors and tips on prevention.
  • 30-Minute Diabetic Cooking Company's Coming Recipe Cookbook: Spanish Fisherman's Stew

February 2011

In this issue:
  • Dr. Art Hister: Metabolic Syndrome
  • Ian Lloyd: Macular Degeneration
  • Darlene Booth: Maximizing Energy
  • Pharmacist Recommended: Heart health benefits of a fish diet; Melatonin and how this body hormone may help you sleep.
  • 30-Minute Diabetic Cooking Company's Coming Recipe Cookbook: Thai Spinach Dip

January 2011

In this issue:
  • Dr. Art Hister: Alzheimer's Disease
  • Ian Lloyd: Helpful Tips On Quitting Smoking
  • Darlene Booth: What You Need To Know About Healthy Snacking
  • Pharmacist Recommended: Amazing Benefits of ASA; Advice on Probiotics; Tips on Preventing Colds And Flu.
  • 30-Minute Diabetic Cooking Company's Coming Recipe Cookbook: Pumpkin Power Puffs

November 2010

In this issue:
  • Dr. Art Hister: Depression
  • Ian Lloyd: Managing Menopause
  • Darlene Booth: Energize Your Life
  • Pharmacist Recommended: Vitamin D and Dementia;CoQ10 and Lowering Cholesterol
  • 30-Minute Diabetic Cooking Company's Coming Recipe Cookbook: Triple-Chocolate Shortcake

October 2010

In this issue:
  • Dr. Art Hister: Prostate Health
  • Ian Lloyd: Seasonal Flu
  • Darlene Booth: Transcending Trans Fats
  • Pharmacist Recommended: Vitamin D May Influence Genes for Cancer, Autoimmune Disease;A Natural Way to Lower Your Blood Cholesterol; Melatonin - Improves Sleep Quality;
  • 30-Minute Diabetic Cooking Company's Coming Recipe Cookbook: Orange Beef Capellini

March 2014

In this issue:
  • Helpful advice on back pain
  • The facts on andropause
  • Nutritional support for anxiety
  • Focus On Vitamin D