Health

Cold water can kill: Wear protection

It’s finally spring. The days are getting longer, the air carries a sweet fragrance and the ice has receded from the water. It’s a time when millions of Canadians finally get back their favourite pastime and head out in their ...

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Stone cold truth: Marijuana clouds reality

There is something quasi quaint about the federal government introducing legislation to legalize marijuana.pot hallucinations News reporting on the budding bill has generously employed terrible puns to create a sense of giggling excitement about it. A Canadian Press story advised ...

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Emergency care wait: How long is too long?

Canada’s emergency departments are very busy. Every year, Canadians make about 16 million visits to emergency rooms and more than one million Canadians are admitted to hospital through emergency departments. Given how complex it is to assess, treat and admit ...

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Caregivers need more support

Organizations advocating for family caregivers are applauding Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s recent statement in recognition of family caregivers on National Carers Day. I’m less celebratory. In Manitoba, Caregiver Recognition Day is enshrined in legislation. Groups in Alberta, Newfoundland and Labrador, ...

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Emergency care wait: How long is too long?

Canada’s emergency departments are very busy. Every year, Canadians make about 16 million visits to emergency rooms and more than one million Canadians are admitted to hospital through emergency departments.emergency wait time Given how complex it is to assess, treat ...

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Here’s how to optimize your sleep

While a healthy lifestyle requires a balanced diet and exercise, sleep is another pillar of overall wellness that is both essential to your health and success, and often overlooked. By simply making small changes to your daily routine you can ...

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