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Health & Medical
'Sonofit’s all-natural oils promise hearing loss reversal. No clinical evidence supports this claim, and ads fuel distrust of important medications' Don’t Believe Everything You Hear, Especially when it Comes to Magical Solutions for Hearing Loss
'The common phrase “tug at your heartstrings” might have more anatomical validity than you would expect.' Can you really tug at the heartstrings?
'Erythritol is becoming more and more common as a sweetener, but the safety is being questioned. Especially for people with pre-existing risk factors' Yet Another Worry — This Time It Is Erythritoli
'One-quarter who haven’t written a will say they’re too young to worry about it, others cite lack of assets.' Half of Canadians say they don't have a last will and testament, including one-in-five aged 55+
Abortion in Canada: Understanding the experiences and choices of women who’ve faced unwanted pregnancies
' Most who either chose abortion or carried pregnancy to term are at peace with their decisions.' Abortion in Canada: Understanding the experiences and choices of women who’ve faced unwanted pregnancies
'I’m grateful to have a world class facility close to home and available when we need it.' A Dedicated Team Shapes the Future of Cancer Care One Run/Walk at a Time
'It is a colourful life when it comes to urine and fecal matter.' Red Licorice, Beets and Piss Prophets
'The program provides youth with the chance to be challenged, supported and feel connected to their local community.' How Horses Help Us Heal
What exactly should we eat? You would think that after thousands of studies we would have the answer. Actually, we do.
'When all the studies are compiled a pattern emerges. It is an emphasis on plant foods... which even extends (suggests) to mental health quality.' What exactly should we eat? You would think that after thousands of studies we would have the answer. Actually we do.
'Ember to provide support and emotional comfort to Cambridge Memorial Hospital personnel.' “Meet CMH's Ember”- She's the First NSD certified Facility Dog dedicated to a Canadian Hospital
'By sequencing the entire genome of this ctDNA, the test reveals characteristics that are unique to each patient’s cancer.' With just a tablespoon of blood, B.C. researchers aim to transform cancer treatment
'While most children fully recover from a concussion, some will have lasting symptoms such as attention difficulties.' Concussion symptoms in children may have multiple underlying causes
'Empathy is crucial for us as individuals, BUT only 13% of Canadians are feeling empathetic, down markedly from two years ago.' In Case you haven't noticed, our EMPATHY bucket needs refilling
'This proposal includes building a new, state-of-the-art hospital in Kitchener-Waterloo, renewing and repurposing the existing Grand River Hospital.' Hospitals “Building the Future of Care Together” in Waterloo Region and Beyond
Health Check: Only One-Quarter of Canadians Believe their province is doing a good job managing health care
'Survey suggests Provinces' performance on the key file of health care is in massive decline.' Health Check: Only One-Quarter of Canadians Believe their province is doing a good job managing health care
'Symptoms of monkeypox include fever, headache, muscle aches, exhaustion, swollen lymph nodes, and rash.' Public Health Agency of Canada Confirms 2 cases of Monkeypox
'The study clearly shows that food insecurity is associated with poor mental health and lower well-being in both youth and adults.' Shielding children from food insecurity – no protection from psychological problems
'Can we create a universal coronavirus vaccine to protect us from future pandemics?' Future-Proof A Coronavirus Vaccine. 'Can we create a universal coronavirus vaccine to protect us from future pandemics?'
'A young Black woman’s cancer cells achieved immortality ushering in a medical revolution. How they were acquired casts ripples to this day.' Immortality in the Lab: How One Woman’s Cells Changed Medicine and Ethics
'Governments are not on track to meet global targets to eliminate violence against women and girls.' One in four women experience domestic violence before age 50