Health

Published On: April 01, 2020
To help ease pressure on ERs, hospitals have been setting up assessment centres across the province. Here’s what goes on inside.
Published On: March 24, 2020
Why are diseases that transfer from animals to humans, such as the one that caused COVID-19, on the rise?
Published On: March 24, 2020
The Agenda discusses the steps towards finding a vaccine for COVID-19.
Published On: March 20, 2020
The team responsible for Ontario's SARS response in 2003 reflects on lessons it learned and how they are now informing the COVID-19 response.
Published On: March 19, 2020
What painkillers do you need to know about in the COVID-19 pandemic?
Published On: March 18, 2020
We separate information from misinformation about COVID-19.
Published On: March 17, 2020
Hosts Steve Paikin and John Michael McGrath discuss Ontario's new state of emergency, and how politicians have handled the COVID-19 crisis so far.
Published On: March 17, 2020
Globe and Mail health specialist Andre Picard helps us understand what health authorities are telling Canadians about the COVID-19 pandemic.
Published On: March 13, 2020
TVO.org speaks with Kingston area medical officer of health Kieran Moore about contagion, preparedness, and how much toilet paper you really need.
Published On: March 11, 2020
What are the laws, rights, and ethics around a coronavirus quarantine in Ontario?
Published On: March 04, 2020
What is deep-brain stimulation and high-intensity-focus ultrasound and how are these technologies helping treat Alzheimer's?
Published On: March 04, 2020
OPINION: The province struggled to keep up with health-care demands during normal times — and these are not normal times
Published On: February 28, 2020
Instead of focusing on fear-inducing what-ifs, we need to boost crowdsourcing strategies that will limit the infection’s ability to get a foothold in our population.
Published On: February 27, 2020
What would it cost to restore paid sick days to Ontario workers?
Published On: February 18, 2020
Medical experts discuss how COVID-19 spread, the efforts to contain it, and the effects of the virus around the world.
Published On: February 18, 2020
TVO.org speaks with two doctors about how changing the way medical professionals talk can improve the lives of children with physical and neurological disabilities
Published On: January 31, 2020
Bonnie Henry was an associate medical officer of health for Toronto in 2003. She tells TVO.org about the day SARS came to the city — and how the virus changed the system.
Published On: January 30, 2020
Seventeen years ago, Frank Plummer ran the National Microbiology Laboratory. He tells TVO.org how Canada responded to a virus that no one had ever seen before.