Healthcare and Medicine

Ears Hearing in Langley took the Better Business Bureau Working Safer Pledge, to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and keep clients and staff safe.

Hearing issues? Don’t hesitate! This hearing clinic is clean and safe.

Langley hearing clinic takes the Better Business Bureau Working Safer Pledge to keep you healthy

  • Apr 26, 2021

 

Paramedic Matthew Schlatter of Victoria is living a fuller life today due to the double lung transplant he received in 2019. He encourages B.C. residents to register as an organ donor and let their families know their wishes. (Instagram/Matthew Schlatter)

B.C. man living a full, active life after double-lung transplant

Matt Schlatter encourages people to register as an organ donor to help others live

 

Kim Galick at Ears Hearing in Langley.

The 3 types of hearing loss, and your treatment options

Langley hearing expert explains the causes — and solutions — for different ear issues

  • Mar 22, 2021

 

Lilianne Fuller loves the hearing aid she got from Ears Hearing in Langley.

Hear the whole story!

She used to ad-lib through conversations, but a hearing aid helped her be fully present

  • Mar 8, 2021
Lilianne Fuller loves the hearing aid she got from Ears Hearing in Langley.
Average response times for critical “purple” and “red” calls were between nine and 10 minutes Feb. 19 in Metro Vancouver, with only less critical “yellow” calls receiving an average response time of 45 minutes. The longer than usual delay was due to a combination of factors, BC Emergency Health Services said. (APBC image)

After a night of one-hour waits for ambulances, union goes public with concerns

B.C. Ambulance Service says high-priority calls were still 10 minutes or less

Average response times for critical “purple” and “red” calls were between nine and 10 minutes Feb. 19 in Metro Vancouver, with only less critical “yellow” calls receiving an average response time of 45 minutes. The longer than usual delay was due to a combination of factors, BC Emergency Health Services said. (APBC image)
Protect your ears from noise-induced hearing loss, and consult with a licensed hearing care professional like Ears Hearing if you’re having trouble communicating.

Tips for identifying and preventing noise-induced hearing loss

Hearing loss can happen at any age. Consult a hearing specialist for help!

  • Feb 22, 2021
Protect your ears from noise-induced hearing loss, and consult with a licensed hearing care professional like Ears Hearing if you’re having trouble communicating.
The new MRI suite at Langley Memorial Hospital opened in December. (Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

New Langley MRI has already scanned more than 500 patients

The new clinic at Langley Memorial was officially opened on Thursday

The new MRI suite at Langley Memorial Hospital opened in December. (Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
The new MRI suite at Langley Memorial Hospital opened earlier this week. (Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

New MRI up and running at Langley Memorial Hospital

The scanner is expected to reduce wait times for local patients

The new MRI suite at Langley Memorial Hospital opened earlier this week. (Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Breastfeeding continues to be encouraged during the pandemic, but that doesn’t mean new parents don’t have COVID-19 concerns. Photo: Becky Litz Photography

Breastfeeding during the pandemic: what we know and don’t know

There’s still little research to show if breastmilk transmits COVID-19

Breastfeeding continues to be encouraged during the pandemic, but that doesn’t mean new parents don’t have COVID-19 concerns. Photo: Becky Litz Photography
Aryan Singh Deol with his father Gaganpreet Singh Deol and mother Harpreet Kaur Deol outside the family’s home in Surrey on Monday (Aug. 10). (Photo: Tom Zillich)

Oh baby, what a birthday gift: $2.8M raised to help B.C. boy with rare disease

‘We are very thankful to everybody,’ Aryan Deol’s father says

Aryan Singh Deol with his father Gaganpreet Singh Deol and mother Harpreet Kaur Deol outside the family’s home in Surrey on Monday (Aug. 10). (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Shelagh Brennan and her husband, Bryan Frazer, with their dogs Maggie and Perla. Her kidney transplant is among 30,000 non-urgent procedures placed on hold in B.C. because of the COVID-19 outbreak. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley woman awaiting kidney transplant ‘over the moon’ at elective surgery announcement

Her operation was cancelled when province put elective surgeries on hold due to COVID-19 pandemic

Shelagh Brennan and her husband, Bryan Frazer, with their dogs Maggie and Perla. Her kidney transplant is among 30,000 non-urgent procedures placed on hold in B.C. because of the COVID-19 outbreak. (Langley Advance Times files)
Outbreak puts Langley woman’s kidney transplant on hold

Outbreak puts Langley woman’s kidney transplant on hold

It’s unknown when she’ll be able to receive a new kidney

Outbreak puts Langley woman’s kidney transplant on hold
The provincial seniors advocate says long-term care homes like Mountain Lake Seniors Community seen here in Nelson are already prepared to handle any possible outbreak of COVID-19. Photo: Tyler Harper

B.C. care homes well equipped to prevent COVID-19 outbreaks: seniors advocate

Isobel Mackenzie downplays concerns seniors are at risk

The provincial seniors advocate says long-term care homes like Mountain Lake Seniors Community seen here in Nelson are already prepared to handle any possible outbreak of COVID-19. Photo: Tyler Harper
Combining art and science in a medical practice

Combining art and science in a medical practice

Dr. Andrew Dargie works in emergency medicine and medical aesthetics

  • Jan 27, 2020
Combining art and science in a medical practice