Health

Published On: July 25, 2019
In her memoir, the epidemiologist tells the story of how her husband contracted a superbug — and how she fought to save his life.
Published On: July 24, 2019
The Agenda discusses the recent water emergency in Attawapiskat
Published On: July 23, 2019
Tim Hague talks to Nam Kiwanuka about his challenges with Parkinson's disease, the topic of his book, "Perseverance."
Published On: July 23, 2019
The nurse and Amazing Race Canada winner describes how dealing with Parkinson's disease has motivated him to help others.
Published On: July 19, 2019
ANALYSIS: The province’s emergency rooms are overburdened and understaffed. So how can we relieve the pressure — now and in the future?
Published On: July 18, 2019
ANALYSIS: Hospital administrators see them as expendable. But nurses provide care and bring order to chaos — and our hospitals don’t have enough of them.
Published On: July 17, 2019
ANALYSIS: My four-year-old waited six hours and didn’t receive the care he needed. TVO.org examines why so many people are waiting so long for emergency treatment.
Published On: July 16, 2019
A pilot project underway in London is setting patients up with a suite of smart devices — and paving the way for high-tech mental-health treatment.  
Published On: July 12, 2019
OPINION: Prescription-medication coverage would be the ounce of prevention that’s worth a pound of cure in the Canadian health-care system.  
Published On: July 09, 2019
Almost 1,500 people died of opioid-related overdoses across the province in 2018. Police are hoping that criminal charges will act a deterrent — but critics say that the legal system is not the answer.
Published On: June 26, 2019
New research shows that more young people are visiting emergency rooms for incidents of self-harm. Experts say that we’re not giving them the support they need — and that the system needs to change.
Published On: June 19, 2019
The Agenda discusses statins and whether they're effective in controlling cholesterol.
Published On: June 17, 2019
Your co-worker is having a panic attack. What should you do? Through this program, you can learn how to respond effectively when someone is in distress.  
Published On: June 14, 2019
Steve Paikin talks to Roger Strasser, the founding dean of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine.
Published On: June 13, 2019
ANALYSIS: A committee headed by a prominent Ontario Liberal has recommended that Ottawa move ahead with full public pharmacare. But that can’t happen before the next election — and, after October, provinces may stand in the way.  
Published On: June 10, 2019
Steve Paikin talks to broadcaster John Moore about his recent absent from Newstalk 1010.
Published On: June 10, 2019
The Agenda discusses the role luck vs. skill plays in sports.
Published On: June 07, 2019
TVO.org speaks with Sarita Verma, incoming dean and CEO of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine, about the special challenges of providing medical care in the north and who she hopes will replace her.