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David R. Richardson, MD

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Dr David Richardson joined the BCMJ Editorial Board in 2006, and became editor of the Journal in August 2008. Dr Richardson has been a general practitioner in Langley since 1992 and is on active staff at Langley Hospital. His extracurricular activities include soccer, mountain biking, and competing as a triathlete.

Editorials / Early online

As a cyclist, I always enjoy catching up to and passing another rider. My identity does not depend on this occurrence, but having a carrot to chase is a great motivator and leads to a better workout. One ride a few... Read More

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Editorials / October 2020

Since we are probably all suffering from a bit of COVID-19 fatigue, I decided to write about something a little more calming and relaxing—cannabis. In the October 2018 issue, I authored an editorial on the legalization... Read More

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Editorials, COVID-19 / July/August 2020

4 May 2020 As I craft this editorial in early May, my heartfelt congratulations go out to the people of BC as their sacrifices have flattened the curve of this COVID-19 pandemic. By suffering through financial and... Read More

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Editorials / May 2020

Ms Kashmira Suraliwalla, 2018 As I write this editorial, COVID-19 is rapidly spreading across the globe and drastically changing the daily lives of its inhabitants. It is a time of... Read More

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Editorials / December 2019

Christmas is a magical time for a child. Does anyone else remember the long-anticipated arrival of the Sears catalogue? My brothers and I would pore over the pages circling desired toys for my parents’ later perusal.... Read More

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