Calgarian overcomes obesity, illness and family tragedy to redeem his life
He lost the ability to do the things he loved. It was obvious his obesity was foreclosing on his life.
Fast-forward to 2011, and Karpetz is a lean 180 lbs.
- By AARON JOHNSON
Program encourages young Calgarians to try new activities and learn about personal health
Activities such as zumba, skating and synchronized swimming are explored and subjects concerning wellness, such as confidence and motivation, are discussed.
- By DEJA LEONARD
Calgarians open up about postponing having children
"Not until I was about 25 (years old) did I really all of a sudden figure out that I needed kids to be happy; that that was going to be part of my life," she says.
- By Ashley Freeman
Female Calgarians getting involved in Movember fundraiser
The Movember fundraiser involves men growing moustaches to raise money and awareness about prostate cancer. Started in Australia in 2003, it has been growing in support and popularity every year since, but has always focused primarily on men and men's health.
- By DEREK NEUMEIER