Managing severe symptoms of alcohol withdrawal: Benzodiazepine alternatives

By Barbara Greenwood Dufour It’s well known that long-term, excessive alcohol use is dangerous. But quitting drinking can be dangerous too. Alcohol withdrawal syndrome, which...

Managing severe symptoms of alcohol withdrawal: The evidence on benzodiazepine alternatives

  By Barbara Greenwood Dufour   It’s well known that long-term, excessive alcohol use is dangerous. But quitting drinking can be dangerous too. Alcohol withdrawal syndrome, which...

Can antibodies in the blood of recovered individuals help COVID-19 patients?

A review of the evidence on convalescent plasma therapy By Dr. Brit Cooper-Jones On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 to be a...

Evidence on COVID-19: Finding credible information in an evolving situation

By Barbara Greenwood Dufour The internet is a popular resource for Canadians looking for health information. During the COVID-19 pandemic, this is no less so....

Evidence on COVID-19: Finding credible information in an evolving situation

By Barbara Greenwood Dufour The internet is a popular resource for Canadians looking for health information. During the COVID-19 pandemic, this is no less so....

Weeding through new evidence on medical cannabis

By Colleen Donder While the legalization of cannabis in Canada has made the drug more accessible, there are still important pieces of information that people...

Stereotactic ablative body radiotherapy: A paradigm shift – or even a potential cure...

By Brit Cooper Jones When you or a loved one is diagnosed with cancer – particularly cancer that has metastasized, or spread, to other sites...

Using technology to link more patients with mental health services: Internet-Based Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

By Eftyhia Helis If you or a loved one has ever needed access to mental health support, how quickly were you able to connect with...

The alcohol swab before the needle: A point of debate

By Barbara Greenwood Dufour For many of us, getting a vaccine or other routine injection is not a pleasant experience. But there’s something comforting about...

Bringing home the evidence on dementia villages

By Carli Wallington Lately, you may have heard about dementia villages in the news. Dementia villages are long-term care homes that resemble villages and are...

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