Health

Published On: May 28, 2019
London’s First Episode Mood and Anxiety Program focuses on early intervention — and experts say it could help reshape mental-health care for young people.  
Published On: May 26, 2019
Jessica has Down syndrome, a naturally occurring chromosomal arrangement, and resides with her parents in Toronto.
Published On: May 22, 2019
Precise nutritional requirements. Cravings and aversions. Making food for a loved one who’s expecting can be a tricky business — and it calls for a new kind of culinary creativity.
Published On: May 17, 2019
The Agenda discusses the shortage of geriatricians in Ontario, and why they are needed.
Published On: May 13, 2019
Seniors make up more than a fifth of the population in Grey, Bruce, Huron, and Perth counties — and they’re served by just one local geriatrician.
Published On: May 09, 2019
The Agenda discusses the depression and the effectiveness of itsvarious therapies.
Published On: May 08, 2019
The Agenda discusses whether Ontario children are given enough of a foundation for physical literacy to carry on healthy, fit lives.
Published On: May 07, 2019
The Agenda looks at how municipalities might grapple with funding changes to public health, child care, library services, and flood management.
Published On: May 07, 2019
Robin Martin, PC MPP for Eglinton-Lawrence and parliamentary assistant to the minister of health and long-term care, talks to Steve Paikin about provincial health-care cuts.
Published On: May 06, 2019
The Agenda discusses whether it's time to reconsider how common benzodiazepine anxiety medication has become.
Published On: May 03, 2019
The Agenda discusses the problem of dispensing adequate mental health services to college and university students.
Published On: May 01, 2019
OPINION: Instead of blasting Tory health-care cuts as attacks on medicare, let’s judge them on their merits — and stop blindly defending the status quo.
Published On: April 30, 2019
Collagen has become a multi-billion-dollar industry, thanks in large part to Instagram. But research doesn’t back up its health benefits — and now some experts say it’s time for scientists to fight back.
Published On: April 22, 2019
Misunderstood, under-diagnosed, and under-treated pain in children is a serious problem in pediatrics. Donna Cappelli and her son, Julian, who has cerebral palsy, talk to TVO.org about how it's affected their lives.
Published On: April 18, 2019
Clients of the Mino Ayaa Ta Win Healing Centre, in Fort Frances, have access to Elder support, fishing, and snowshoeing — all part of an effort to provide culturally appropriate treatment.
Published On: April 17, 2019
In Red Lake, as in many remote communities across the province, finding counselling services, withdrawal-management support, or residential treatment can be a battle in and of itself.  
Published On: April 16, 2019
Thousands of Ontarians with substance-use issues turn to Narcotics Anonymous. Many credit it with turning their lives around — but others see it as a barrier to recovery.
Published On: April 15, 2019
Residential facilities are often presented as the solution for substance-use problems. But they don’t work for everyone — and critics say the system needs to change.