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Dementia care in Canada: Implementation considerations and the lived experience perspective

By Ashley Baddeley and Tamara Rader More than 700,000 Canadians are currently living with dementia, a syndrome that leads to progressive memory loss and a...

Remote monitoring programs for chronic heart conditions: Implementation considerations

By Brit Cooper-Jones In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been an interest in increasing the provision of virtual care across the...

Remote monitoring programs for chronic heart conditions: Implementation considerations

By Brit Cooper-Jones In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been an interest in increasing the provision of virtual care across the...

Long COVID and what it means for a struggling health care system

By Sarah Garland There are lots of names for it. Long COVID and post-COVID-19 condition are the most common. It’s an emerging issue that some...

Smoking cessation on hospital property: Using evidence to clear the air on best practices

By Sheila Tucker There’s no getting around it — hospitals can be stressful places, and stress can be a significant trigger for people who smoke....

Psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy: Should we alter our perception of psychedelics for clinical use?

By Barbara Greenwood Dufour The mention of psychedelics may bring to mind the counterculture movements of the 1960s and 1970s. So, we might not immediately...

Overused and low-value: What to leave behind after COVID-19

 By Sarah Garland The COVID-19 pandemic has reshaped our health care system. Health care workers have, for the last year and a half, put time...

The latest evidence on stem cell transplantation for multiple sclerosis

By Barbara Greenwood Dufour In Canada, an estimated 90,000 people, or about one in 400, live with multiple sclerosis (MS). It’s the most common neurological...

What we know about new technologies for managing diabetes (and don’t)

By Sarah Garland 2021 marks the 100th anniversary of the discovery of insulin. As Canada reflects on this discovery and commemorates this milestone, it’s important...

Human vs artificial intelligence: How well does AI detect lung cancer?

By Eftyhia Helis What if a computer was better than a trained clinician for making an accurate disease diagnosis? And, what if it could detect...

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