Protect yourself from colds and the flu

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In Canada, many people get colds and the flu (influenza) in the winter.

This man is sick and in bed. Photo - Bev Burke

This man is sick and in bed.
Photo – Bev Burke

Viruses cause colds and the flu. These viruses pass easily from person to person.

Learn more about colds and the flu:

  • How to protect yourself
  • How to protect others
  • What to do if you have a cold or the flu
  • How to wash your hands
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Story reprinted from The Westcoast Reader newspaper,  September / October 2016

Tips to keep your brain healthy

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Story adapted from The Vancouver Sun by Patty Bossort

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You can keep your brain healthy.

Five simple ways to keep your brain healthy:

Read the story and learn the vocabulary.

Reading by: Patty Bossort

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Seven steps to a healthier life

Walk and bicycle everywhere you go. Photo: The Alliance for Biking and Walking / cc, Flickr

Walk and bicycle everywhere you go.
Photo: The Alliance for Biking and Walking / cc, Flickr

Adapted from The Vancouver Sun
Level 1

It is simple. Eat less and move more.

Lose weight and feel healthier by doing these things.

Read the PDFs. Try the exercises.
Seven steps to a heathier life
Your Health is part of an e-book on healthy living from Best of the Reader

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