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High rates of emergency and police services signal many adults and adolescents with autism in Canada are in crisis High rates of emergency and police services signal many adults and adolescents with autism in Canada are in crisis
By Yona Lunsky and Jonathan A. Weiss
Homelessness costs Canadians big money without addressing the causes Homelessness costs Canadians big money without addressing the causes
By Jino Distasio
Private dental care fails millions in Ontario Private dental care fails millions in Ontario
By Jacquie Maund and Hazel Stewart
Waiting for emergency care – how long is too long? Waiting for emergency care – how long is too long?
By Alan Katz and Jennifer Enns
Health-reform-in-Ontario-must-include-oral-health Health reform in Ontario must include oral health
By Jacquie Maund and Hazel Stewart

The Ontario government’s proposed reform of the provincial health care system is going forward with a glaring omission: primary mouth care.

Patient-centred healthcare could reduce wait times and improve the Canadian health system Patient-centred healthcare could reduce wait times and improve the Canadian health system
By Robert McMurtry

Overcrowded EDs, stressed staff and concerns about patient safety are problems witnessed more often than any health care professional would wish. How to prevent this chaos?

Media coverage of youth suicide linked to increased emergency room visits for mental health distress
By Stephanie L. Leon and Mario Cappelli

In the last few years, two high profile youth suicides in the Ottawa region garnered tremendous media attention and, as a new study suggests, resulted in increased emergency room visits by youth for mental health distress.