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A nurse wears protective clothing during the SARS outbreak at Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto in 2003. This outbreak was the impetus for establishing the Public Health Agency of Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Kevin Frayer

Ontario public health cuts will endanger the public

From tackling the opioid crisis to preventing pandemic flu, a strong public health infrastructure is essential. Proposed cuts in Ontario will be disastrous.
Monopoly a été conçu au départ pour prévenir des dangers du capitalisme en général et des monopoles en particulier. Dans sa version actuelle, il faut écraser vos adversaires et cumuler la richesse. Shutterstock

Il y a 100 ans, Monopoly était créé pour enseigner les dangers du capitalisme

Monopoly a été conçu au départ pour prévenir des dangers du capitalisme en général et des monopoles en particulier. Dans sa version actuelle, il faut écraser vos adversaires et cumuler la richesse.
Syrian refugee family Mohammad Al Mnajer and wife Fouzia Al Hashish sit with their three daughters Judy, second left, Jaidaa, far right, and Baylasan as they eat their after school snack at their home in Mississauga, Ont., in December 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Immigrant children’s health declines rapidly after arrival in Canada

Research shows that many immigrants are healthier than Canadians when they arrive in the country. The longer they stay, the more their health declines.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro walks past the Granaderos presidential guard during a recent welcoming ceremony in Santiago, Chile. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)

The new Brazilian government is devoid of ideas

The popularity of Brazil's new president has decreased significantly in just a few months. Why? Too much controversy and too few ideas.
Le mal de dos est la principale cause d’invalidité à travers le monde. Mais avons-nous la bonne approche pour le traiter? Shutterstock

Mal de dos? Il vous faut moins de pilules, et plus de physiothérapie… si vous en avez les moyens

Le mal de dos est la principale cause d’invalidité à travers le monde. Mais avons-nous la bonne approche pour le traiter? On offre trop de médicaments, mais pas assez de physiothérapie.
Les chiens sont plus sensibles que les humains aux effets psychotropes du THC dans les produits du cannabis. Ana Martin/ Unsplash

Comment éviter que vos animaux de compagnie ne s’empoisonnent au cannabis

Les animaux de compagnie sont vulnérables à la toxicité du cannabis - en ingérant des produits à base de cannabis et en inhalant de la fumée secondaire. Dans certains cas, cela peut être mortel.
Many cases of lower back pain are best managed through education, exercise and manual treatment. (Shutterstock)

Back pain? A physiotherapist may offer the most effective treatment, if you can afford it

The over-medicalization of back pain is a global concern. New research in Canada shows that people with lower income as well as rural and remote dwellers are less likely to access physiotherapy care.
The benefits of beans, lentils and other pulses go beyond the belly. (Shutterstock)

Benefits of pulses: Good for you and the planet

Today’s production of more, better food from the same amount land means that tomorrow’s population may not go hungry.
Dogs are more sensitive than humans to the psychotropic (mind-altering) effects of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in cannabis products. (Unsplash/Ana Martin)

How to keep your pets safe from marijuana poisoning

Pets are vulnerable to cannabis toxicity - by ingesting cannabis products and also by inhaling second hand smoke. In some cases this can be lethal.

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