Health

Published On: November 07, 2019
The abortion drug Mifegymiso was approved by Health Canada in 2015, but many doctors are still reluctant to prescribe it. Here’s how one organization is trying to address the issue.
Published On: November 06, 2019
Abortion isn’t illegal, but that doesn’t mean it’s accessible. TVO.org talks to three organizations working to increase access to the procedure.
Published On: November 05, 2019
In Ontario, there are no legal restrictions to accessing abortion — but observers say that shame, fear, and a lack of information can be as much of an impediment as any statute.
Published On: November 04, 2019
The Agenda discusses the problem of mental-health issues in policing and what can be done to prevent suicide.
Published On: November 04, 2019
The report of the Ontario Autism Program Advisory Panel are now public. What are the new recommendations for autism funding in the province?
Published On: October 30, 2019
Discrimination. Burnout. Depression. Female physicians in Canada face considerable challenges — and we’re all paying the price.
Published On: October 28, 2019
The Agenda welcomes journalist and author Anna Mehler Paperny to discuss her book, "Hello I Want to Die Please Fix Me."
Published On: October 24, 2019
OPINION: Can Canadians expect a pharmacare plan? How will Ottawa tackle the opioid crisis? Here’s what we’re likely to see from the new government.
Published On: October 17, 2019
The Agenda discusses controversy around the effectiveness of mammograms.
Published On: October 17, 2019
The Agenda discusses what the federal parties have planned for health care policy.
Published On: September 25, 2019
The Agenda discusses this year's flu risks, the preventative shots, and how effective they are.
Published On: September 25, 2019
The Agenda discusses the Toronto Board of Health's approach to vaccine hesitancy.
Published On: September 13, 2019
Jennifer Gunter discusses her women's health book, "The Vagina Bible."
Published On: September 10, 2019
The Agenda welcomes epidemiologist Dan Werb to discuss how the opioid crisis is affecting small towns in Ontario.
Published On: September 10, 2019
The Agenda discusses how opioid-related fatalities in Ontario, and what is being done to prevent them.
Published On: September 04, 2019
The Agenda welcomes Ontario's Minister of Health Christine Elliott to discuss her government's reforms to the province's health-care system.
Published On: September 03, 2019
TVO.org speaks with Jason Gilliland, lead author of a recent study on children and the environment, about how to create healthier school commutes.   
Published On: August 23, 2019
ANALYSIS: The premier has promised to create 15,000 new long-term-care beds to ease the strain on Ontario’s overcrowded hospitals. But it will take more than that to solve our health-care crisis.