Dr Art Hister

Dr. Art Hister

Dr. Art Hister graduated from McGill University in Montreal, Canada, in 1970. In 1971 he moved across the country to Vancouver to become the first full-time physician with the Pine Free Clinic, the first Canadian clinic established to deal exclusively with transient youth. Dr. Hister left the Pine Free Clinic in 1977 to enter private practice.

In 1991, Dr. Hister became a full-time media doctor. Dr. Hister has been a correspondent for CBC Newsworld and BBC Radio 5 and is currently a daily health analyst on the Morning News on Global TV in BC, a weekly contributor to Global TV's Thursday Noon News and Saturday Weekend News, as well as the host and writer of A Medical Minute with Dr. Art Hister heard daily on CKNW Newstalk Radio.

Dr Art, his wife Phyllis and Tonka

Phyllis Simon, Tonka and Dr. Art at the
Sechelt Paws For A Cause
Tonka Hister

Dr Art and the Stanley Cup

Me and a friend!

Dr. Hister is also the author of two Canadian bestsellers, Midlife Man* and
Dr. Art Hister's Guide to a Longer and Healthier Life*
, as well as numerous articles for publications such as Reader's Digest, The Globe and Mail, and The Medical Post.

Dr. Hister is the past honorary chairman of the BC Alzheimer's Society Walk for Memories, past Volunteer of the Year for the Canadian Diabetes Association and currently sits on the Board of Governors of the Vancouver Holocaust Educational Centre.

Dr. Hister has been married for 42 years to Phyllis Simon, co-owner of Vancouver Kidsbooks, North America's largest children's bookstore.

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FREE exercise program offered at the YMCA in Surrey, Langara, and Downtown Vancouver.

If you are 65 years of age or older, you may be eligible to participate in a FREE exercise program offered at the YMCA in Surrey, Langara, and Downtown Vancouver.

In this program, you are invited to attend an exercise class offered 3 days per week for 3 months. The program starts in March of 2014, with a 1-hour assessment in February.

The research team is also recruiting volunteer exercise instructors (65+ years of age) to lead the 1-hour group exercise sessions.

If you are interested in participating or volunteering please check out their website for more information: http://goal.kin.educ.ubc.ca/

Contact Information:
Dr. Samantha Harden
Phone: 604-822-9140
Email: samantha.harden@ubc.ca

Daily and weekly gigs...

  Television Spots

Health Headlines with Dr. Art Hister
Weekdays on Global TV at 7:40 AM
Thursday noon news at 12:20pm
Saturdays on Global TV at 8:45 AM

  Radio Broadcasts

Medical Minute with Dr. Art Hister, daily on CKNW at 4:08 PM

The Written Word

People’s Drug Mart monthly newsletter

Blog on Londondrugs.com

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