One in four people in Canada care for a loved one, friend or neighbour.
If you follow health tips in the media, you’d think the nutritional sciences are a mess: Is butter good for you or is it bad? Should I eat breakfast or skip it? Should I eat like a caveman? Or maybe should I eat more like a bird?
Organizations advocating for family caregivers are hoping our Prime Minister will soon issue a proclamation recognizing family caregivers and establish a National Caregiver Day (the First Tuesday in April).
Our study shows you get better care if you have a doctor who formally enrols patients, pools resources with colleagues to provide after hours care and takes responsibility for preventing and managing chronic disease.
Canada has a mismatch between the world class quality of research we produce on health every year and how that research is implemented into our healthcare system.
Most non-indigenous people struggle with the concept that culture has healing potential, but several lines of scientific evidence support it.