Health

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.
 
Published On: June 07, 2019

As the gig economy expands, employer-provided dental plans are getting rarer — and that’s bad news for millennial dental health.

Published On: June 06, 2019

The province has cut funding to Leave the Pack Behind — and critics are concerned that vulnerable groups will pay the price.
 

Published On: May 31, 2019

TVO.org talks to Dan Haley, founder of Peterborough’s Haley House, about the special needs of elderly prisoners — and how to help them die with dignity.

Published On: May 29, 2019
The Agenda discusses CBD oil and some of the mystery around its benefits.
Published On: May 28, 2019

London’s First Episode Mood and Anxiety Program focuses on early intervention — and experts say it could help reshape mental-health care for young people.

 

Published On: May 26, 2019
Jessica has Down syndrome, a naturally occurring chromosomal arrangement, and resides with her parents in Toronto.
Published On: May 22, 2019

Precise nutritional requirements. Cravings and aversions. Making food for a loved one who’s expecting can be a tricky business — and it calls for a new kind of culinary creativity.

Published On: May 17, 2019
The Agenda discusses the shortage of geriatricians in Ontario, and why they are needed.
Published On: May 13, 2019

Seniors make up more than a fifth of the population in Grey, Bruce, Huron, and Perth counties — and they’re served by just one local geriatrician.

Published On: May 09, 2019
The Agenda discusses the depression and the effectiveness of itsvarious therapies.
Published On: May 08, 2019
The Agenda discusses whether Ontario children are given enough of a foundation for physical literacy to carry on healthy, fit lives.
Published On: May 07, 2019
The Agenda looks at how municipalities might grapple with funding changes to public health, child care, library services, and flood management.
Published On: May 07, 2019
Robin Martin, PC MPP for Eglinton-Lawrence and parliamentary assistant to the minister of health and long-term care, talks to Steve Paikin about provincial health-care cuts.
Published On: May 06, 2019
The Agenda discusses whether it's time to reconsider how common benzodiazepine anxiety medication has become.