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In his final year, my father lived in a long-term care facility in which he had a small but cozy room filled with mementos and some of the furniture from his previous home. Read More
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The purpose of this case report is to highlight the perspectives of Steve Gregory, a long-term survivor of a traumatic brain injury. Read More
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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
James Ian is a soulful singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and actor. Read More
The retirement and home care industries are booming. With more supports than ever before. Read More
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Many of you will have come to know about ethics because of a case you have been involved in or heard about. Read More
ive years ago, at the relatively young age of 60, my husband suffered a stroke that left him profoundly disabled. Read More
Arthritis is a form of joint disorder that literally means inflammation of a joint (from the Greek arthro, meaning joint, plus itis meaning inflammation). Read More
Waiting for treatment has become a defining characteristic of Canadian health care. Read More
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Quality in Primary Care is the first report featuring Health Quality Ontario's new primary care performance measures. Read More
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Most educational programs for occupational therapists (OTs) have both classroom-based courses and a range of exciting field-based practicums. Read More
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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
Who can you trust? The media isn’t always the most reliable when it comes to public health and safety. Read More
Morning routines are all the buzz these days. Everyone has one, good or bad. Read More
There are methods and techniques available to help people with ALS and their partners cope with their changing sex life and maintain intimacy. Read More
Caregivers can face overwhelming physical, financial, and emotional demands as a function of their service. Read More
What do older people who need a high degree of physical and mental support say they want and value in their lives? Read More
WindReach Farm is a not-for-profit organization located near Ashburn, north of Whitby in Ontario.
Patients get frustrated and sometimes doctor-shop or seek out the advice of other healthcare practitioners.
Child life specialists aim to reduce the stress and anxiety that children and families experience in challenging life situations.
In an age of busy schedules and multiple demands on family time, kids’ mental well-being is a top concern of Canadian parents.
By the time a woman is diagnosed with ovarian cancer it has often already spread throughout her abdomen.
Inspiring little acts of people make us feel special and also inspired.
A patient’s journey with lymphedema led acknowledgement of the condition by the Quebec government.
“F-words” is a clever concept that Profs Peter Rosenbaum and Jan Wilhem Gorter from CanChild have put forward.
The other evening I attended a talk given by nutritionist Leslie Beck.
Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) are the focus of two new studies investigating the treatment of both amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and multiple sclerosis (MS).