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Analysis finds unexplained 13.5-per-cent pay gap between male, female physicians

An in-depth analysis by the Ontario Medical Association of the 13.5-per-cent daily pay gap between male and female physicians suggests that a multipronged approach...

Oxytocin’s positive effects may be narrower than widely thought, according to new Concordia research

 Once heralded as a “love hormone,” the neuropeptide is found to have negative consequences in isolated and depressed people  Oxytocin is a standout among neuropeptides....

Long-haul illness after last century’s flu pandemic

As some people affected with COVID-19 face lingering long-term effects, post-infectious symptoms were also seen in various countries after the 1918 flu pandemic, as described...

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...

Devices are a reality of the circle of care, so how do we ensure...

*Sponsored content By Ron Rotman Devices are a reality in the continuity of care, from the consumerization of traditional medical devices, to the addition of...

Under pressure: Ontario Paramedics’ experiences of COVID-19

By Anna Ding and Elysée Nouvet (PhD) More than 500,000 cases of COVID-19 have been documented in Ontario since the start of the pandemic, placing...

Patient says thank you after emergency department staff save his life

By Caitlin Renneson Michael Crawford’s Christmas card list was quite long this year. He had many people to thank for saving his life. The 70-year-old retiree...

Self care for all the health “carers”

*Sponsored content With September in full swing, it’s hard to believe we’ve been entrenched in the COVID pandemic environment for almost two years now. On...

Virtual emergency department visits help patients get urgent care from home

By Robyn Cox  Since piloting a new virtual Emergency Department in late 2020, the team at St. Michael’s Hospital of Unity Health Toronto has...

Meet St. Joseph’s Health Centre’s new Chief of Emergency Department

By Jessica Cabral   “You can’t be it if you can’t see it.” That phrase resonates deeply for Dr. Joan Cheng, the new Emergency Department Chief...

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