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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



estrogen vs. progesterone: have perimenopause treatments been wrong all along?

a breakthrough study shows the hormone progesterone, taken in capsule form at bedtime daily, is an effective way to decrease night sweats and improve sleep for perimenopausal women.
karen hawthorne
jul 21 2023

doctor's orders: how to treat endometriosis

while there isn't a known way to prevent endometriosis, ottawa's dr. sony singh says he can help patients manage symptoms.
karen hawthorne
jul 6 2023

doctor’s orders: when to get help for a yeast infection

dr. vanessa poliquin, obgyn and infectious disease expert at the university of manitoba, explains why antibiotic use, sexual activity, and washing 'up there' with soap can increase the risk of a yeast infection or vaginal irritation — and what to do if you think something's not right.
karen hawthorne
jun 20 2023

watch: more hope than ever for migraine patients — but misinformation still creates barriers to treatment

the past five to ten years have seen an explosion in treatment options for migraines — but why do only a minority of patients have access?
emma jones
jun 13 2023

you may have hypothyroidism without knowing it: here’s what to look for

ignoring the signs and symptoms of thyroid disease can present myriad health risks for canadians unknowingly suffering from hypothyroidism
tania amardeil, postmedia content works
jun 5 2023

back pain expected to affect over 800 million people by 2050

the lack of available treatment options and inconsistencies in managing lower back pain could lead to "important social and economic consequences."
dave yasvinski
may 26 2023