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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

hanes: sexual assault victim’s hospital ordeal wasn't simply a linguistic issue

news that a montreal woman was shuffled between three hospitals before getting care is troubling, but there's more to it than the media uproar suggests.
allison hanes
jul 19 2023



case study: woman with asthma inhales earring

'patients should be taught the importance of replacing inhaler caps': doctor
dave yasvinski
jan 21 2021

can asthma be affected by what you eat?

while most people with asthma don't have to follow a specific diet, some find that their symptoms are triggered by certain foods.
andy de santis, rd
jan 13 2021

asthma rates falling in canada as doctors avoid antibiotics for young children: b.c. study

the study, by researchers at b.c. children’s hospital, the b.c. centre for disease control and ubc, also found that being prescribed antibiotics within the first 12 months of life is associated with almost double the risk of being diagnosed with asthma by age five.
tiffany crawford
jun 17 2020

covid-19: when healthy lungs mean life or death

we know that covid-19 targets the lungs. it's never been more critical to keep them strong and resilient.
jordan heuvelmans
may 14 2020

children living in green neighbourhoods are less likely to develop asthma

not all greenness was equally effective, however. if a child was exposed to a broader range of plants, they were even less likely to get asthma.
the conversation
jan 8 2020

what causes asthma? what we know, don't know and suspect

given asthma is about five times more common in western societies, this suggests lifestyle plays a major role
the conversation
jan 8 2020