For individuals experiencing mental health difficulties, early access to support services and effective intervention can be life-altering. To access these services through the healthcare system, however, most institutions require an official diagnosis.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has shaved off his beard and trimmed his hair. Pre-writ electioneering is occurring across the country. But coronaviruses often show seasonality and we may not be as done with the pandemic as we'd like. Now is not the time for an early election call.
Questions about the high rates of cancer—and deaths—among members of Shelburne’s African Nova Scotian community, compared to their white neighbours on the other side of town or even within the South End, have long simmered.
The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario has published its new draft policy statement on the use of social media by physicians but this policy, if implemented, could see doctors in Ontario abandon social media platforms to which they contribute so much.
Canadian enthusiasm for COVID-19 vaccination is impressive. After repeated lockdowns, long separations from friends and family and economic losses, Canadians are lining up overnight at pop-up clinics and crashing websites with their eagerness to book appointments.
Quebec FP Dr. Vincent Demers argues that now that the pandemic finally seems to be under control, some media and politicians have resumed their favorite topic which attracts clicks and votes: doctor bashing.