Category Archive for: Health in the News

Ontario’s Doctors in the News

Ontario’s Doctors in the News

Hamilton doctors see ‘reality up close,’ making house calls to the disadvantaged [CBC Hamilton]

Ontario’s Doctors in the News

Ontario’s Doctors in the News

Doctor showed compassion, professionalism [Letter to the editor, Kingston Whig Standard]

Pioneering Ottawa doctor dies of cardiac arrest: ‘So many people owe their lives to him’ [Ottawa Citizen]

Ontario’s Doctors in the News

Ontario’s Doctors in the News

Make changes to improve health care [Letter to the editor, Kingston Whig Standard]

Ontario’s Doctors in the News

Ontario’s Doctors in the News Sudbury’s hospitals overflowing [Sudbury Star] Reevely: Ontario’s tight health budgets aren’t tight enough, fiscal watchdog warns [Ottawa Citizen] World Class Medical Support (profile of Dr. Sarah Giles) [Ottawa Citizen]  

Ontario’s Doctors in the News

Ontario’s Doctors in the News

TVO’s The Agenda

Do Patients really come first? (Panel discussion featuring Dr. Stephen Chris, OMA President Elect) [TVO’s The Agenda]
Reforming Ontario’s Health Sector (discussion with Minister of Health Eric Hoskins) [TVO’s The Agenda]

Open Letter to Candidates in the Niagara West–Glanbrook Provincial By-Election

Your campaign for provincial office comes at a time when our publicly-funded health-care system is under strain and Ontario’s doctors struggle to ensure patients get timely access to necessary medical services.

Open Letter to Candidates in the Ottawa—Vanier Provincial By-Election

Your campaign for provincial office comes at a time when our publicly-funded health-care system is under strain and Ontario’s doctors struggle to ensure patients get timely access to necessary medical services.

Today’s Reading List: Research suggests exercise can slow the effects of Alzheimer’s

Today at Ontario’s Doctors, we look at the benefits of exercise as we age. Maintaining an active lifestyle into old age has benefits that reach beyond heart health. Research has shown that physical activity can ward off dementia, but research has also uncovered that the same might be true for Alzheimer’s. “Our cognitive ability is going…

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Today’s Reading List: Obesity’s global costs hit $2 trillion a year, report suggests

Today at Ontario’s Doctors, we look at the growing rate of obesity around the world. According to a new report, nearly half of the world’s adults will be overweight or obese by 2030 if present trends continue. The report comes from the McKinsey Global Institute, that puts the global cost of obesity at $2 trillion…

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Today’s Reading List: Probiotics can play key role in improving our health

We see the word on yogurt labels every time we enter the dairy aisle in the grocery store, but are there really any benefits to eating probiotics? According to a Toronto Star article, the “good bacteria” helps sustain health in our guts. It’s exciting to think that something as harmless as a probiotic pill, a…

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