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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



warm weather kicks off troublesome allergy issues for many locally

it’s that time of year locally when eyes start scratchi...
dave battagello
may 10 2022

bad news allergy-sufferers, pollen season could last longer

among the many ways climate change is affecting our health, rising temperatures may extend the season of season of stuffy noses.
chris arnold
mar 18 2022

childhood adversity is a ‘cause of causes’ of adult illnesses and mental health problems

childhood trauma has a complex relationship with social determinants of health.
the conversation
feb 11 2022

asking for a friend: are my store-bought flowers simply a bouquet of dangerous pesticides?

go ahead and get your flowers on, say the experts — biological control strategies control pests without poison.
karen hawthorne
feb 11 2022

asking for a friend: dust mite poo is making you sneeze, not your carpet

the first step to successfully battling allergies is knowing what you are allergic to, says dr. alan kaplan.
karen hawthorne
feb 4 2022