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



machado: why does change, even when it's a good thing, make us sad?

the uncomfortable feelings that come with transitions, even happy ones, like a marriage or graduation, are a normal part of human nature.
lisa machado
jul 5 2023

ottawa health teams racing to help close the childhood immunization gap

when dina daaboul returned to ottawa this year after li...
elizabeth payne
jul 4 2023

#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

flu and covid vaccines, yes. but don't ask an ontario pharmacist for an rsv vaccine

restrictions on ontario pharmacists when it comes to administering new vaccines, like the one to prevent the respiratory syncytial virus, has experts worried about the next "tripledemic."
maja begovic
jun 16 2023

#askalyson: when should i stop financially supporting my kids?

all parents fear raising a kid who "fails to launch" and lives in the basement until they are 30, writes parenting expert alyson schafer.
alyson schafer
jun 6 2023

memory lapses: what makes a person prone to forgetting a child in an overheated car?

researchers have found that without cues to trigger memory, anyone is at risk of suffering from the potentially fatal effects of forgetfulness.
dave yasvinski
may 25 2023