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Building inspiring healthy futures: A partnership for children, youth and families in Canada

By Sarah A De La Rue The community of purpose convened through Inspiring Healthy Futures has developed an exciting and unique vision to measurably improve...

“Say Nay to the X-ray”: A new toolkit to reduce unneeded ankle X-rays and...

Research at SickKids shows the vast majority of paediatric ankle injuries are low risk and don’t require X-rays during emergency department visits. A new toolkit...

Are the kids ok: Impact of COVID-19

This month's special focus on paediatrics includes a number of articles highlighting the impact of COVID-19 on children and youth. This is the first...

Identifying unique characteristics of human neurons

Scientists at the Krembil Brain Institute, part of University Health Network (UHN), in collaboration with colleagues at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health...

Neurovascular team performs novel brain aneurysm procedure

By Elizabeth Benner In May, the Neurovascular team at St. Michael’s Hospital of Unity Health Toronto performed the first surgery in North America using...

Improving vaccine confidence through better pain management for children and their families

COVID-19 vaccines have already been approved for adolescents, and efforts are underway to approve COVID-19 vaccines for children under 12 years of age. To...

COVID-19 and its unintended consequences on cancer care

By Jaimie Roebuck There is no pause button for cancer. We have no ability to postpone, hold or reschedule it for a later date. But...

Muskoka residents now receive ‘gold standard’ of advanced cardiac care

Jason Mahon, 48, and Joan Harvey, 71, have never met and yet they share something in common. They are both residents of Sundridge, Ontario, and...

When it comes to diabetes care, language matters

By Dr. Seema Nagpal and Amanda Sterczyk Words matter. Language has impact. It can leave a profound mark on our thoughts, feelings, behaviours and experiences....

New innovations in cataract surgery from Alcon Canada

SPONSORED CONTENT  While the pandemic has impacted the delivery of health care across the country, Alcon has continued to innovate and help doctors provide exceptional...

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