Halifax to host 1st annual International Black Health Conference this fall
News/Canada/Nova Scotia: The three-day conference will give health professionals, educators, policymakers and community members from across Canada and the United States the chance to talk about the best ways to address and improve health disparities in Black communities.
It's OK to feel angry at the Roe v. Wade reversal. Here's how to take care of yourself in this tough time
The US Supreme Court decision to overturn the federal right to an abortion left many feeling angry and anxious about the future. Experts shared some advice on how to process what happened and make room for self-care.
Road rage can overcome even the best drivers. Here's how to keep your cool while driving
Whether someone cut you off or won't stop blaring a horn at you, there are reasons road rage can get the best of us. Traffic and anger psychologists share how to remain calm and stay safe on the road.
Ambulance shortage forces mother of Alberta ER patient to drive her to urgent surgery
News/Canada/Edmonton: Patient volumes in hospitals are returning to pre-pandemic levels, but there are shortages of health-care workers, while those who are working face burnout. As a result, services and procedures have been disrupted.
Americans are being urged to delete period tracking apps. Should Canadians do the same?
News/Health: Lawyers fear that menstrual cycle data could be used to prosecute women in the U.S. for having illegal abortions, but privacy experts in Canada have much wider concerns about how users' health information is collected and shared via apps.
Is Canada too 'smug' about abortion? These doulas say access is worse than you think
News/Canada/London: Two Ontario abortion doulas say people shouldn't take abortion access in Canada for granted as many barriers remain, including money, race, domestic violence, even where you live.
Demand for abortion providers is expected to surge in some states. Doctors and nurses turned to TikTok to offer help
After the US Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, medical professionals across the country are using their TikTok accounts to show support and offer help to obstetricians and gynecologists who may be facing an increased demand for abortion care in states where the procedure is still legal.
Manitoba woman seeking help for long COVID finds hope at Alberta clinic
News/Canada/Manitoba: A Manitoba woman's journey with long COVID has taken her from seeking care in Manitoba to a long COVID clinic in Alberta. The president of Doctors Manitoba says a specialized clinic is needed here to meet the need of patients.
My transplant opened my eyes to the need for organ donors
After having a liver transplant, CNN's Eryn Mathewson wanted to know what prevents people in vulnerable communities from getting transplants and what's being done to fix the issue. She wanted her experience with the transplant system to be the norm.