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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



as many as one in five canadian pregnancies end in abortion and few regret decision, poll finds

of 3.2 million canadian abortions since 1989, a disproportionate number have been performed on women who vote conservative
tristin hopper
nov 24 2022

hotflash inc.: should people in menopause be on hormone therapy to prevent disease?

depending on who you talk to, hrt is either loaded with health risks or it prevents almost any illness. how do you know who to believe?
ann marie mcqueen
nov 21 2022

we asked a urologist: is it bad to hold your pee, do kegels actually do anything, and other common myths about health 'down there'

dr. howard evans, a urological surgeon at the alberta urology institute in edmonton, sets us straight on some of the myths of urinary tract health.
robin roberts
sep 15 2022

asking for a friend: is my weight gain and acne a sign of pcos?

part of the reason pcos is underdiagnosed is the assumption that it is a fertility condition that only causes fertility problems, says fiona mcculloch, a naturopathic doctor in toronto.
karen hawthorne
sep 6 2022

cheo research institute study finds no link between covid-19 vaccination in pregnancy and preterm birth, stillbirth

'the results of this study provide further evidence for care providers and pregnant people about the safety of covid-19 vaccination during pregnancy.'
megan gillis
aug 29 2022

with epidural shortages, more people are opting for laughing gas during childbirth

nitrous oxide is less invasive than an epidural, and it allows for a person giving birth to have more control — but it may not be the right option for everyone.
maija kappler
aug 25 2022