Personal Health News

Barbra Streisand Fights for Equal Billing for Women's Health

Education and AdvocacyBarbra Streisand shares how she became interested in advocating for equity in women's cardiac health, and what can be done about it.

Barbra Streisand Fights for Equal Billing for Women's Health

Megan Park's Secret Life Off-Screen

Patient PerspectiveRead about Megan Park's experience living with rheumatoid arthritis and her advice for those diagnosed with an autoimmune disease.

Megan Park's Secret Life Off-Screen

Why Aren't We Using the Knowledge, Skill, and Accessibility of Our Pharmacists

Education and AdvocacyCanadians shouldn't be at the mercy of their postal code for health care services. Find out why pharmacists can do so much more than dispense medications. 

Why Aren't We Using the Knowledge, Skill, and Accessibility of Our Pharmacists

Prevention is the Best Policy for Better Oral Health

Education and AdvocacyWe asked Registered Dental Hygienist and clinical educator, Irene Iancu, Bsc, how to make prevention a part of your family's dental hygiene before cavities strike.

Prevention is the Best Policy for Better Oral Health

Dental Services That Are Affordable for Everyone

Education and AdvocacyThe Tooth Corner shares five of the speciality services patients ask for the most at their network of financially-accessible dental offices.

Dental Services That Are Affordable for Everyone

You Brush Your Teeth Every Day, but Are They Really Clean?

Prevention and TreatmentOnly 1 in 4 Canadians floss regularly, meaning most are at rick of accumulating dental plaque — the same kind that builds up in our arteries.

You Brush Your Teeth Every Day, but Are They Really Clean?

5 Facts to Make You Rethink Your Oral Health Habits

Prevention and TreatmentNo tooth pain doesn't mean no tooth problems. Paying attention to your oral health is important — and now it's even easier with these five tips.

5 Facts to Make You Rethink Your Oral Health Habits

Why Some Women Respond to Treatment, but Others Don't

Research and InnovationsHeart disease is different for everybody. The Peter Munk Cardiac Centre is using artificial intelligence to figure out why.

Why Some Women Respond to Treatment, but Others Don't

How Do You Know If You Have Arthritis?

Education and AdvocacyOne in five Canadians live with the devastating effects of arthritis. Here's what you need to know about this chronic disease.

How Do You Know If You Have Arthritis?

Digital Health Tools Lead to Better Patient Care

Research and Innovationsspencer is a connected care assistant — a digital pill dispenser that shares data with pharmacists so they can personalize care to each patient.

Digital Health Tools Lead to Better Patient Care

A Unique, Fitness-Focused Approach to Heart Health

Prevention and TreatmentThe Reh-Fit Centre, Canada's premier cardiac rehabilitation and "prehabilitation" institution, improves its community's health while literally saving lives.

A Unique, Fitness-Focused Approach to Heart Health