July 23, 2018

Nurse Leah Carrier advocates for diversity, inclusion

Nurse Leah Carrier advocates for diversity, inclusion

Leah Carrier’s complex personal experiences not only influenced her decision to become a nurse, but pushed her to find ways to help others by advocating for greater diversity and inclusion, both on he

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Mom and daughter, both battling cancer, find support from each other | CBC News

Mom and daughter, both battling cancer, find support from each other | CBC News

Two months after Violet Robinson found out her 12-year-old daughter has cancer, doctors told her she, too, has the disease. But the two are remaining upbeat and positive.

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Nova Scotia teen searching for bone marrow match dies

Nova Scotia teen searching for bone marrow match dies

Brayden Ross was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia in January.

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Why screening for cervical cancer isn’t the same across Canada

Why screening for cervical cancer isn’t the same across Canada

The chief concern is that overtesting can result in unnecessary treatments that may do more harm than good

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Children are being harmed by food additives, U.S. pediatric association warns

Children are being harmed by food additives, U.S. pediatric association warns

The American Academy of Pediatrics says evidence is mounting about health risks linked to commonly used chemicals found in everything from plastic wrap to metal cans and packaged food

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VIBERT: Nova Scotia health care’s ‘misogynist iceberg’

VIBERT: Nova Scotia health care’s ‘misogynist iceberg’

The Nova Scotia government values the health of newborn babies and their mothers less than it values the health of the rest of the population.

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When doctor asks what's wrong, patients often cut off before giving a full answer | CBC Ne

When doctor asks what's wrong, patients often cut off before giving a full answer | CBC Ne

After a doctor poses a question — such as "what brings you here today?" — patients get a median time of 11 seconds to answer before the doctor interrupts them, according to the findings of a new U.S.

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