around the network

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



are fandoms the solution to feeling lonely, or are they making it worse?

“these kids coming up, who are now in their preteens, they've already learned how to play this game ... they've learned how to play that game of generating parasocial intimacy."
emma jones
jul 14 2023

#askalyson: my child has decided she wants a career in the military

we are grooming our kids to be competitive, combative, and impressed with superiority more than we are fostering attributes of caring and compassion. this isn’t a parenting mistake — it’s a cultural atrocity.
alyson schafer
jan 27 2023

#askalyson: setting boundaries can reduce stress in your family

if your child chooses your bedtime to get upset about overdue homework and friend troubles, it's time to teach them to have their meltdowns on your schedule.
alyson schafer
nov 4 2022

parents puzzled when it comes to expired drugs, survey finds

the presence of expired medicine in the house can create 'an unnecessary health risk for children,' one expert said.
dave yasvinski
oct 25 2022

researchers develop a genetic screening test to predict children with impulsive behaviour

while spontaneity can be a good thing in our hyper-structured lives, chronic impulsivity has been linked to aggressive outbursts, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, addiction and suicide attempts.
emma jones
oct 6 2022

screen time ‘likely to have a positive effect on kids’ but only if parents tune in, too

it's all about the quality of what's being watched, not the quantity.
dave yasvinski
sep 27 2022