what it feels like

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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



what it feels like: 'i had to work through' paralysis from arteriovenous malformations

fifteen years after rhian jansen was diagnosed with arteriovenous malformations in her brain, she suffered a brain bleed that left her paralyzed.
karen hawthorne
jul 13 2023

what it feels like: 'watching and waiting' while living with prostate cancer

when their father passed away from prostate cancer, it prompted anthony henry and his brother to begin regular screening for the disease. the decision likely saved their lives.
karen hawthorne
jul 11 2023

what it feels like: diagnosed with small intestine cancer in the middle of a pandemic

diagnosed during the covid-19 pandemic, dave beaton would have to drive more than two hours for treatment — from the remote community of mindemoya to the cancer care clinic in sudbury, ontario.
emma jones
jun 2 2023

what it feels like: with glaucoma 'it took me losing my sight to find my vision'

after losing her sight, laura feltz left a prestigious corporate job to work on her true passion: coaching women to achieve their goals.
emma jones
may 10 2023

what it feels like: 'i feel left out' with pulmonary hypertension

it took several months and a stay in the hospital before allison wells found out why she was always short of breath.
emma jones
apr 13 2023

what it feels like: travelling the world with spinal muscular atrophy

living with spinal muscular atrophy, tori hunter points to cities around the world that show us true accessibility is possible.
emma jones
apr 10 2023