#askalyson: helping your kids through a family loss

a child should know that grief is normal, that no one experiences it the same, that there is no right or wrong way to be sad about losing someone and that these emotions don't have a timeline.
alyson schafer, jun 29 2023

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



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

advice: are period cramps affecting your life?

there are a lot of reasons why menstrual cramps can be debilitating, from genetics to underlying health conditions.
karen hawthorne
jan 18 2023

advice: don’t stick that swab in your ear

there are a lot of ways to keep your ears clean and healthy, but according to the experts, cotton swabs are not one of them.
karen hawthorne
jan 16 2023

how worried should you be about flesh-eating disease on your tropical vacation?

necrotizing fasciitis is a rare and dangerous infection, but knowing the signs and when to get treatment is critical.
karen hawthorne
jan 13 2023

advice: do acrylic nails pose health risks?

artificial nails are not only a fashion trend, they can also help nail-biters break the habit and boost weak and brittle nails.
karen hawthorne
jan 6 2023

advice: winter is nosebleed season. what can you do about it?

nosebleeds tend to be more common in people taking antihistamines or decongestants that dry out the nose.
karen hawthorne
jan 3 2023