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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



age of breast cancer screening should be reduced to address health disparities: petition

led by undergarment company, love & nudes, the petition recommends breast cancer screenings start at 40, not 50, in recognition of studies that have shown black women are disproportionally affected.
emma jones
jan 27 2023

tennis icon martina navratilova has two kinds of cancer: 'i’ll fight with all have i got'

the double diagnosis for the iconic tennis player comes a decade after breast cancer.
maija kappler
jan 3 2023

machado: old breast cancer screening guidelines have nothing to do with good outcomes

it's reckless not to review guidelines that determine when and why someone is screened for breast cancer, especially as we learn more about who is most at risk.
lisa machado
dec 12 2022

opinion: are canada's breast cancer screening guidelines working?

three leading cancer organizations are calling on the canadian task force on preventative health care to review the criteria that determine when and if women are screened for breast cancer.
andrea seale, mj decoteau and cathy ammendolea
dec 7 2022

are reconstructive breast implants to blame for rising rates of rare cancer?

while study findings showed that people who received implants after a mastectomy had a higher risk than the general population of developing anaplastic large-cell lymphoma, researchers are calling it a "very rare occurrence."
dave yasvinski
dec 5 2022

uncovered: a breast recognition project shines a light on inequities in the cancer care system

almost all breast cancer resources show photos and tell stories of white women. uncovered is different.
robin roberts
nov 2 2022