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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



doctor's orders: how to spot and treat hpv, chlamydia and gonorrhea

the most common sexually transmitted infections are chlamydia, gonorrhea and hpv. dr. pierre-paul tellier shares why screening is critical and how prevention reduces cancer risk.
karen hawthorne
apr 17 2023

vaginismus might not get the same attention as erectile dysfunction, but it should

vaginal pain is often dismissed, but its a real condition that often leaves patients feeling shame, embarrassment and low self-esteem.
maja begovic
mar 7 2023

where are kids getting their sex-ed?

sex-ed curriculum offered in schools is routinely labelled as being outdated and just scratching the surface in terms of the information that's needed, leaving teens turning to social media for answers.
emma jones
feb 15 2023

anal cancer: do you know the signs?

while there is no way to prevent anal cancer, you can reduce your risk by getting vaccinated against hpv, practicing safe sex and quitting smoking.
dave yasvinski
feb 13 2023

first-date sex no longer a bad idea: study

“sex on the first date can be beneficial if you want to have sex on the first date,” said rachel wright, a relationship, sex and mental health therapist.
denette wilford
jan 29 2023

hormone therapy boosts mental health of transgender and nonbinary youth, study says

trans and nonbinary children and youth who receive gender-affirming care display fewer symptoms of anxiety and depression, research shows.
dave yasvinski
jan 24 2023