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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



shift: i have omicron and an insatiable craving for salt and vinegar chips

'we aren't sure what to expect' is never what you want to hear — not from the person flying your plane, or the contractor renovating your house, or the dude making your first latte of the morning, but especially not from a doctor.
lisa machado
jan 17 2022

covid-19: health officials asking people to change holiday plans at the first sign of illness

bonnie henry said people, even with mild illness, should assume they have covid-19 and must not have contact with others.
vancouver sun
dec 26 2021

travelling in a pandemic: study looks at the safest place to sit on public transit

research highlights the importance of air ventilation and filtration in protecting people from covid-19 infection.
chris arnold
dec 23 2021

youth’s fear of missing out may be fuelling feelings of social disconnection during covid-19

it was found that most youth (64 per cent) reported feeling socially connected to others in the pandemic.
the conversation
dec 3 2021

local museums, national gallery will require visitors 12-plus to be vaccinated starting dec. 1

“requiring vaccination is another way the museums are ensuring a safe environment for all visitors.”
ottawa citizen
nov 15 2021

anti-vaxxers disrupt remembrance day services in kelowna

"we were worried, to be honest, that something like this would happen," said the local legion president.
vancouver sun
nov 12 2021