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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



alberta’s new policy on psychedelic drug treatment for mental illness: will canada lead the psychedelic renaissance?

alberta’s new policy may set a precedent that moves canadians one step closer to accepting psychedelics as medicinal substances
the conversation
jan 17 2023

opinion: alberta needs to rethink its new regulations for psychedelics with proper consultation

canada’s first provincial framework for pap should be a best-in-class example based on the best available science and informed by patients and practitioners with relevant experiences and expertise.
psychedelics coalition
jan 10 2023

psychedelic therapy stifled by new alberta regulations, clinic operators say

the government says the new rules strengthen safety in a still-fledgling field employing drugs that can be misused
bill kaufmann
jan 9 2023

does naturopathy offer a lifeline for our burned-out health system?

in a time when many canadians don't have access to a medical doctor, naturopathic doctors can help fill the void and ensure that the cycle of care remains intact.
robin roberts
jan 10 2023

i didn't believe in reiki. and then i tried it

how does a skeptic of reiki — a kind of spiritual healing — become a practitioner?
shannon moneo
dec 5 2022

'we're trying to live, yet it's easier to access medically-assisted death in canada'

canadians with mental illness will be eligible for maid in five months yet they "will still be denied access to psilocybin"
sam riches
nov 28 2022