Meet Our 2022 Health Heroes

by Paul Mckay

1 / 10 Image: Julie Harmsen Rolanda Ryan For advocating for accessible abortions As the owner and operator of Newfoundland and Labrador’s only abortion clinic, Rolanda Ryan and her team are crucial to ensuring reproductive rights and bodily autonomy in the province. She opened her St....

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The True Cost of an Abortion in Canada, According to an Expert

by Survival Zen

Abortion is typically covered by insurance for people with a Canadian health card, but there are additional costs that are often disregarded and can make the procedure inaccessible for some. In 1988, abortion became legal in Canada, and today, new initiatives continue to be introduced to improve...

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These All-Natural Home Remedies Can Help Boost Your Energy

by John Green

1 / 8 photo credit: shutterstock Tired of feeling tired? Feeling bone-tired, as so many people do, is disheartening, demoralizing, and frustrating. You want to race like a thoroughbred, but you feel stuck in the mud. Half the time you’re struggling just to stay awake. Life is passing...

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Why Doctors Should Be Versed in Linguistics and Sociology

by Carla Henderson

Education scientist Nicole Woods on making sure doctors don’t just know what to do—but why they’re doing it A few years ago, Dr. Nicole Woods’ father needed a medical test. The physician was clear: no carbs beforehand. He rattled off a lengthy list of foods to avoid. Woods’ mother struggled to f...

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Can You Reprogram an Injured Brain?

by Carla Henderson

An expert explains how we can reprogram cells, why the gut-brain connection is so exciting and what personalized medicine means for women’s health. Maryam Faiz’s path to neuroscience wasn’t exactly a straight one. She considered architecture. She flirted with urban planning. She took a summer of...

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