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Supply versus demand: Extending the reach of geriatric medicine to match the needs of...

By Paula Rochon and Nathan Stall This decade, Canada will be crowned as a super-aged nation – by 2026, more than 20 per cent...

Mobilizing independence

By Monica Fleck Falling is a concern for anyone -- especially the elderly.  The risk is even greater for people who have some form of...

Canadians living with dementia break silence on stigma in Alzheimer Society campaign

Canadians living with dementia are going public for a third consecutive year in an effort to change hearts and minds and tackle the ongoing...

Radiologist helps revolutionize acute stroke management in New Brunswick

By Helen Murphy With a dedicated team of colleagues, Dr. Brian Archer has introduced endovascular stroke treatment for New Brunswick patients. In doing so, he...

Working to support Canada’s national efforts to safe opioid use

By Anthony Danial and Tamara Milicevic Canada is in the midst of a national opioid crisis. It is a public health emergency that crosses cultural,...

Creating new mental health supports for South Asian communities

By Sean O’Malley A Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) team has been given just over a million dollars from Health Canada to develop...

Researching the Biomarkers of Suicidality

By Mary Dickie Every day in Canada, an average of 10 people die by suicide, and as many as 135 others are profoundly affected by...

Rapid access to addiction treatment

By Donna Danyluk Ron hated his life. When he opened his eyes in the morning he had only drug use, pain and misery waiting for...

A road to recovery from depression and anxiety

By Nikki Jhutti He’s a familiar face in the halls of Providence Care Hospital. As a volunteer, Steve Myers helps out at the welcome desk, in...

Depression is the single largest predictor of substance use during pregnancy

By Crystal Mackay It is well known that tobacco, alcohol, and cannabis use during pregnancy are associated with poor birth outcomes, yet many women...

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