Defusing the ticking time bomb that can be postpartum depression

Defusing the ticking time bomb that can be postpartum depression

Recently a distraught young mother from British Columbia took her own life while in the grip of postpartum depression, leaving behind a grieving husband and infant son. She was a Registered Nurse and had been seeking treatment for depression and anxiety. Tragically, the health care system she worked for was unable to help her.

Les investissements de santé publique en médecine personnalisée destinée aux enfants ne sont que de la poudre aux yeux

Les investissements de santé publique en médecine personnalisée destinée aux enfants ne sont que de la poudre aux yeux

La génomique va sauver le monde : voilà le message dont à peu près tous les médias se font l’écho et parfois même la littérature scientifique.

Why Canadians need to be having end-of-life conversations

Why Canadians need to be having end-of-life conversations

Canadians likely had many important conversations with their loved ones over the holidays, but probably most didn’t talk about what should happen in the event they could no longer speak or make medical decisions for themselves.

Many patients with chronic health conditions also have mental health issues that go undiagnosed and untreated

Many patients with chronic health conditions also have mental health issues that go undiagnosed and untreated

Our health system often divides mental health from physical health into distinct silos of care and treatment, yet no such mind-body duality exists in actual patients.

How Canada fails people with mental illnesses

How Canada fails people with mental illnesses

In any developed country, politicians and clinicians are struggling to improve quality of care while reducing costs of healthcare systems.