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The overdose crisis on canvas

By Jeremy Deutsch To mark International Overdose Awareness Day 2021, Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) has partnered with local artists with lived and living experience to...

Opioid crisis is major public health concern

By Sophie Ash The opioid crisis in Canada continues to be a major public health concern that has prompted numerous policy reforms. But, governing body...

Type 2 Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease – Connections and Risks

*Sponsored Content Today, Canadians living with diabetes are three times more likely to die of heart disease.  A leading expert in cardiovascular disease and diabetes,...

New book shares stories of resilience and loss from suicide

By Ana Gajic A plane ride around the world to collect the belongings of a brother who died by suicide. A phone call that makes...

New book shares stories of resilience and loss from suicide

By Ana Gajic A plane ride around the world to collect the belongings of a brother who died by suicide. A phone call that makes...

Olympic equestrian thankful for ‘unbelievable’ trauma care

By Shelley McLean Two-time winner of the Show Jumping World Cup and Olympic equestrian silver medalist Ian Millar knows his way around horses. His long...

Deadly COVID-19 blood clot leads to first-ever intervention

Calgary physicians pioneer use of new life-saving technology By  Blain Fairbairn When a blood clot caused by a COVID-19 infection landed Brenda Crowell in the...

New tool to help Multiple Sclerosis patients with mental health challenges

The use of mindfulness, a type of meditation that focuses on being intensely aware of senses and feelings in the moment, has been shown...

Concussion calculator predicts recovery time, risk of long-term symptoms

“I don't know," is rarely a phrase anyone wants to hear from a doctor. Yet, for the 150,000 Ontarians diagnosed with a concussion each...

Youth are finding ways to be resilient during pandemic: study

By Suelan Toye A new study led by researchers at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital is shedding light on how youth, both living with and...

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