Indigenous children and teens want their realities reflected in the tools that assess their health.
In this week’s top Canadian health news, a decade-long challenge to Medicare wraps up and Health Canada cracks down on private payments for publicly funded services.
Ontario midwives may soon be able to prescribe an expanded list of drugs, but doctors are warning against the change.
Food insecurity, homeopathic labelling, and backlash over emergency department closures in this week’s top Canadian health news.
Sending people to hospital for COVID-19 testing “raises the possibility of further infection,” says Dr. Robert Cushman of Renfrew County and District Health Unit.
Virtual care, paramedics providing palliative care, and overnight emergency closures in this week’s top Canadian health news.
Doctors encourage their patients to breastfeed but have limited workplace accommodations to do so themselves.
New national report urges action to scale up video consults and other virtual care.
Looming health care cuts, increasing waits for imaging services, and female genital mutilation in this week’s top Canadian health news.
Many low- and middle-income countries have higher breastfeeding rates than Canada.