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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



how i care for lung cancer: 'i took charge, but my heart was breaking'

lisa wannamaker, whose mom was diagnosed with metastatic lung cancer in 2021, says that joining groups of people who share the same experience has help her family stay hopeful and feel empowered to live in the present.
maja begovic
nov 23 2022

air pollution may explain why so many non-smokers get lung cancer

researchers find that small particles of air pollution can trigger lung cancer in cells with a specific mutation.
dave yasvinski
sep 13 2022

kathy griffin uses social media for good, gets cancer scan results after surgeon bails

the comedian, who says she had never smoked, was diagnosed with stage one lung cancer a year ago and had half of her lung removed.
postmedia news
aug 24 2022

caring for someone with duchenne muscular dystrophy: 'it’s so easy for caregivers to feel a sense of loss in identity'

after becoming a caregiver to his younger brother at age 10, and then his mother who was diagnosed with lung cancer, terrence ho has learned a lot about what it takes to survive caregiving.
maja begovic
may 24 2022

how i care: 'caregiving is demanding, but it can also be rewarding, even while your heart is breaking'

lynn daigneault cared for her husband who lived with lung cancer until he chose medical assistance in dying. her advice to other caregivers? speak up, ask for help and be kind.
maja begovic
apr 27 2022

lung cancer: 'i'm not ready to cash in'

peter brown received the terrifying diagnosis of inoperable stage 4 lung cancer in 2019, but thanks to successful immunotherapy treatment, he's still here to tell the story.
karen hawthorne
mar 24 2022