Aging inmates lack health services
By Katie Burley | Older inmates face unique challenges in federal penitentiaries. Advocates call for change to accommodate age-related health issues.
Rise of the Superbug: Antimicrobial resistance is medicine’s kryptonite
By Caitlin Hart and Rebecca Hardiment | Overuse of antibiotics and other antimicrobial drugs are adding the global issue of antimicrobial resistance, which is estimated to cause 10 million deaths by 2050.
Canada grapples with PTSD strategy for first responders
By Anna Desmarais and Nathan Bragg | Around 1 in 3 first responders is diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder. Here is a look at how we can solve the problem.
Report finds HPV-caused cancer on the rise in men
By Drew May and Lucy Juneau | A new report from the Canadian Cancer Society says that HPV-related cancer is going up in men, and doctors don't know why.
Foodborne illnesses remain high despite government funding for food safety
Data from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency between 2008 and 2015 shows that the number of Canadians getting sick because of foodborne related illnesses, still remain high.
Governments negotiate key palliative care improvements
By Christian Mittelstaedt and Olivia Bowden | As the provincial and federal governments renegotiate the Health Accord, palliative care professionals worry that a crucial chance to standardize the service will be missed.