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Assessing and treating swallowing disorders

After a year of living with a tube that delivered food directly to his stomach, John Schonewille, then 66, had begun to despair that he might never be able to enjoy the everyday pleasure of eating again. Robbed of his ability to swallow by...

Milk and Colorectal Cancer: what does the research say?

Colorectal cancer is the fourth most common cancer in Canada and is more common among men than women.1 Over 24,000 Canadians will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer in 2022, representing 10 percent of all new cancer cases.2 Research shows that certain dietary patterns can...

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Report outlines public health response to COVID-19 outbreaks at mink farms

A report co-authored by Fraser Health Medical Health Officer Dr. Emily Newhouse and published...

The heart health benefits of milk

Studies show that milk is part of cardioprotective eating patterns Nine out of 10 Canadians...

How milk nourishes the brain

Unveiling the surprising ways dairy foods influence mental health By Cara Rosenbloom, RD Anxiety, depression and...

Sexuality in end-of-life care: Who should start the discussion?

By Andria Bianchi In December 2017, Canada’s federal government called on the Minister of Health...

Helping patients become tobacco-wise

While cancer rates for non-Aboriginal people in Canada are decreasing, rates among Aboriginal people...

Spine stimulation tingles the pain away

In 2011, Deborah Finbow’s hand was bitten by an agitated dog. The wound was...

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