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opinion: canadian healthcare choke points put patient lives at risk

canada’s healthcare system is strained. it was always strained. it was designed that way.
dr. david j stewart
nov 16 2023

crowdfunding cancer charity hopes to help innovative new therapies escape ‘valley of death’

as the arrival of liver cancer awareness month calls much-needed attention to another worthy cause, a former researcher is trying to change the way we wage war on the disease.
dave yasvinski
oct 2 2023

record-breaking wildfires raise questions about health impact on canadians

as the wildfire season breaks records year after year, experts warn even canadians in traditionally unaffected areas need to learn how to protect themselves from smoke inhalation.
dave yasvinski
aug 10 2023

nahid acupuncture clinic offers traditional chinese and laser treatments in saskatoon

nahid mobini, who was a medical doctor in iran and an acupuncturist in china before moving to saskatoon, has opened an acupuncture clinic on 8th street
don rice
jul 25 2023

local health providers marking world hepatitis day with free testing

the windsor essex community health centre and partner o...
taylor campbell
jul 25 2023

cornwall woman's family pleads for 'miracle' drug to treat her cystic fibrosis

twenty-five-year-old chanelle lafleche has to stop and ...
elizabeth payne
jul 24 2023

operation eyesight expands life-changing efforts at home and in africa

calgary businessman art jenkyns met dr. ben gullison, a...
david parker
jul 24 2023



wearable patch uses sweat to detect stress levels

a device can help identify stress, burnout and diseases like cushing's and addison's.
dave yasvinski
feb 8 2021

misdiagnosis with dlb, alzheimer's and parkinson's

in life, comedian robin williams had been diagnosed with parkinson's disease, but an autopsy revealed dementia with lewy bodies.
nick beare
feb 8 2021

still no cure: the devastation of alzheimer's

by 2031, the devastating brain disease will impact almost one million canadians.
maja begovic
feb 3 2021

alzheimer’s: what happens to your brain

almost one million canadians live with alzheimer's disease and other dementias. are we even close to a cure?
vanessa hrvatin
jan 26 2021

alzheimer's is not necessarily a sure thing

while age is the number one risk factor for alzheimer’s, study suggests centenarians can thrive despite age.
nick beare
jan 25 2021

finally, good news: cheese is good for our brain

study finds specific foods may be key to staving off brain diseases like alzheimer's.
dave yasvinski
dec 23 2020



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