Dr. Kim Foster

I’m back…with good stuff coming soon!

I know it’s been quiet around here lately, but there are some changes afoot. Behind the scenes over the past several months I’ve been doing a lot of soul-searching, dreaming, and planning…and I’ve finally got some things figured… Read More

New Year’s Resolutions For People Who Despise New Year’s Resolutions

Maybe you don’t like the word “resolution”. Lots of people don’t. And, of course, we all know the failure rates of New Year’s resolutions. It’s a running joke, right? But you can’t deny that January has a whole… Read More

9 Natural Ways To Extinguish Heartburn

You may know that I’m busy writing away in the wee hours of the morning (in fact, I just got the go-ahead from my publisher, Kensington, to reveal the title of my first novel! Too fun.). As a… Read More

The Health Benefits of Writing

First, an announcement: I recently started a new blog…over at kimfosterwrites.com. And the main reason for that: I have a book deal!  *pops champagne* For a long time I’ve been a closet novelist. I’m talking years of scribbling away… Read More

My Recent TV Interview Re Safe Sun Habits

Yesterday I was on Breakfast Television Vancouver again, this time chating with the lovely Jody Vance about keeping your skin healthy in the sun (in spite of the pouring rain in Vancouver yesterday!). You can see the clip here… Read More

When This Doctor Became A Patient

It was exactly a year ago when everything changed for me. On May 10, 2011 I logged on to check my bloodwork results. I scrolled down, and stared at the screen. And the floor dropped out from under… Read More

My Recent TV Appearance About Cancer Prevention

Yesterday was Daffodil Day–which means it was the big day for cancer awareness in Canada, as designated by the Canadian Cancer Society. I was honoured to be invited, for the occasion, to appear on Breakfast Television Vancouver to talk about cancer. Specifically,… Read More

The Conversion of a Non-Runner

I was not what you would call “a runner”. It’s not that I hadn’t tried. At various points in my life (usually after a spell of too much lasagne/baked-brie-with-cranberries/caramel macchiatos…), I tried running. But it was always like banging my… Read More

How to Stay Healthy While Traveling

Yesterday I had the big-fun experience of being interviewed on TV. It was for Breakfast Television in Vancouver (the morning show on CityTV) and I chatted with the charming Riaz Meghji about how to stay healthy on a trip. Click… Read More

How to Lose Weight Without Dieting

So first, a little news: I’ve recently been invited to join the amazing team of bloggers over on Yummy Mummy Club, the awesome website and brainchild of Erica Ehm. I will still be keeping up my own blog,… Read More