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...

Tech to support aging in place: Help on the horizon?

By Barbara Greenwood Dufour More than 90 per cent of Canadians aged 65 and older are currently living in private residences. And most, if not...

When Journals are driven by profit, not evidence:

Dr. Kelly Cobey talks about predatory journals You might not have heard of “predatory journals,” but you might be basing medical decisions on the flawed...

Innovations in healthcare: 3-D printing and bioprinting

By Dr. Brit Cooper-Jones There may be many people who have heard of 3-D printing and/or bioprinting – but for others, these may be new...

Managing crystal meth withdrawal: It’s not crystal clear

By Sarah Garland Speed. Meth. Crank. Ice. Crystal meth. They’re all names for methamphetamine — a harmful class of illicit drug that can be made...

Genome-wide sequencing for developmental delay: What’s next for families after a genetic diagnosis?

By Barbara Greenwood Dufour For many children who aren’t meeting expected developmental milestones, the cause isn’t easily found. Without other observable signs or symptoms or...

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