When you think about it, it does seem obvious that patients and families should be at the centre of their own health care. Read More
More than a fifth children aged 12–18 years say they have been bullied at school within the last month—and a significant portion of those children have disabilities. Read More
James Ian is a soulful singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and actor. Read More
ive years ago, at the relatively young age of 60, my husband suffered a stroke that left him profoundly disabled. Read More
“Our trial is the first to show the complete, long-term suppression of all inflammatory activity in people with MS,” said Dr. Atkins. Read More
It was discovered that the rate of UTIs decreased by 40 per cent among the cranberry drinkers, with just 39 diagnoses compared with 67 in the placebo group. Read More
A study published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine in early 2017 examined differences between women and men with respect to their work-activity limitations. Read More
I’d like to share some strategies we’ve used to manage and cope with the consequences of ongoing caregiving while preserving our balance, optimism, resilience, and zest for life. Read More
According to some experts, self-neglect is becoming increasingly prevalent and requires greater understanding as a social and medical problem. Read More
Monotonous, tedious, repetitious, methodical, mind-numbing and dull. These are the words used most common. Read More
Helen Donnelly is Holland Bloorview’s Dr. Flap—a therapeutic clown in a trademark aviator hat with goggles, a white medical coat and a red nose. Read More
Caregivers can face overwhelming physical, financial, and emotional demands as a function of their service. Read More
In the terminal stages of the cancer trajectory, sexuality is often regarded as not important by health care providers. Read More
Jennifer is into her fourth year as a full-time caregiver to her husband, who has suffered several strokes, and also to her mother, who has extreme arthritis and mobility issues. Read More
It’s never fun to deal with an angry person, whether we’re talking about a hothead who’s quick to anger or a chronically angry grouse. Read More
When finally I got the courage to Google the word Alzheimer’s, it felt like I was giving her the disease, not researching it. I read Alzheimer’s has no cure. Read More
Toad&Co has a mission it’s promoted by hiring people with disabilities and then sending them on memorable vacations. Read More
As a researcher with the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Alberta, Dr. Doug Klein is focused on improving the lifestyle habits of Canadians. Read More
Many of you will have come to know about ethics because of a case you have been involved in or heard about. Read More
Morning routines are all the buzz these days. Everyone has one, good or bad. Read More
Quality in Primary Care is the first report featuring Health Quality Ontario's new primary care performance measures. Read More
The study identified the challenges faced by health-care providers and case managers when it came to the role of health-care providers in return to work. Read More
In an environment in which resources are limited and poor hiring outcomes mean more than just lost revenue, finding the right candidates for the right roles is critical. Read More
Waiting for treatment has become a defining characteristic of Canadian health care. Read More
Who can you trust? The media isn’t always the most reliable when it comes to public health and safety. Read More
I have had many conversations with retirees and have witnessed the potential and real trials and tribulations of those who have unpreparedly retired.
New book calls on nurses to have a clear, united voice to be part of the healthcare solution.
Lyme Disease or Lyme borreliasis, is an infectious disease caused by the spirochete bacteria of the Borrelia type.
It all began with what Nancy’s friends described as the occasional ‘fit.’ But as time progressed, her incidents became more frequent over the period of a few months.
As inpatient stays become shorter and shorter, we need to pay as much attention to bathroom seating as we do wheeled mobility seating.
The movie is filled with characters who don’t let their differences get in the way of living life.
By the time a woman is diagnosed with ovarian cancer it has often already spread throughout her abdomen.
“F-words” is a clever concept that Profs Peter Rosenbaum and Jan Wilhem Gorter from CanChild have put forward.
Waves for Change is a self-described “surfing advocacy” nonprofit founded quite by accident by a young man from Britain in 2011.
Huntington disease (HD) causes the death of cells in parts of the brain (specifically the caudate, the putamen and, as the disease progresses, the cerebral cortex).