Health

Published On: August 22, 2019
ANALYSIS: Every day, thousands of Ontarians occupy beds they don’t need because the beds they do need are already occupied by other patients — and the problem is most acute when it comes to long-term care.  
Published On: August 21, 2019
ANALYSIS: Ontario hospitals don’t have enough beds, and patients often end up on stretchers in hallways — sometimes for days. So who’s to blame?
Published On: August 07, 2019
The Agenda discusses the U.S. government's recent proposal to help make prescription drugs available to Americans.
Published On: August 01, 2019
Nam Kiwanuka talks to author Susan Doherty about her book, "The Ghost Garden: Inside the Lives of Schizophrenia's Feared and Forgotten."
Published On: July 31, 2019
The Agenda discusses Ontario's autism program overhaul.
Published On: July 29, 2019
Nam Kiwanuka talks to Lisa Damour about her book, "Under Pressure: Confronting the Epidemic of Stress and Anxiety in Girls."
Published On: July 26, 2019
The Agenda discusses heart disease, its history, treatments, and future.
Published On: July 26, 2019
The American physician and clinical researcher explores the history, science, and future of cardiac disease.
Published On: July 25, 2019
Steffanie Strathdee and Thomas Patterson talk to Nam Kiwanuka about their struggle to fight an antibiotic-resistant superbug.
Published On: July 25, 2019
Extreme heat is sweeping across the province. Homeless and under-housed populations are particularly at risk — and critics say we’re not doing enough to help them.
Published On: July 25, 2019
In her memoir, the epidemiologist tells the story of how her husband contracted a superbug — and how she fought to save his life.
Published On: July 24, 2019
The Agenda discusses the recent water emergency in Attawapiskat
Published On: July 23, 2019
Tim Hague talks to Nam Kiwanuka about his challenges with Parkinson's disease, the topic of his book, "Perseverance."
Published On: July 23, 2019
The nurse and Amazing Race Canada winner describes how dealing with Parkinson's disease has motivated him to help others.
Published On: July 19, 2019
ANALYSIS: The province’s emergency rooms are overburdened and understaffed. So how can we relieve the pressure — now and in the future?
Published On: July 18, 2019
ANALYSIS: Hospital administrators see them as expendable. But nurses provide care and bring order to chaos — and our hospitals don’t have enough of them.
Published On: July 17, 2019
ANALYSIS: My four-year-old waited six hours and didn’t receive the care he needed. TVO.org examines why so many people are waiting so long for emergency treatment.
Published On: July 16, 2019
A pilot project underway in London is setting patients up with a suite of smart devices — and paving the way for high-tech mental-health treatment.