The microbiome is one of the largest organs in the body. Understanding its constituents and their functions will lead to breakthroughs in health care and well-being practices.
President Trump has been backing transparency in hospital pricing so that consumers can compare prices. But will that help when the real deals are done in secret?
By working together with culturally and linguistically diverse groups, health services can position themselves to deliver culturally responsive care to our multicultural population.
When care is equity-oriented, patients report fewer depression and trauma symptoms, less chronic pain and improved quality of life.
A new study reveals that older adults -- even those chronically ill -- feel at least 20 years younger than their chronological age. What are the implications for those who run seniors centres?
From tackling the opioid crisis to preventing pandemic flu, a strong public health infrastructure is essential. Proposed cuts in Ontario will be disastrous.
One year ago, Ellen Maud Bennett asked women of size to make her death from cancer matter -- by advocating for their own health.
How willing are people to accept medical care from a robot or an automated system? It depends on the procedure – and the price.
In an era of rapid technological advance, devastating climate change, increasing inequality and a steadily aging society, health-care leadership development is vital.
Every year, thousands of medical devices and drugs are recalled in the US. But the decision to recall a flawed product is often left up to the manufacturer.
Expensive hospitals are what Australians want, but prevention and local solutions are what Australians need.
With advancements in technology, libraries are offering much more than something to read. A library researcher offers a sampling of some unexpected items that library patrons can check out these days.
Electronic medical records were supposed to improve health care. Are they doing that? Two doctors describe the problems.
When you enter a public hospital, you are likely to be asked if you have private health insurance, and if you want to use it. This is what you need to consider.
Multidisciplinary rehabilitation teams could help cancer survivors to recover from the toxic side-effects of their treatments and return to their lives.
Medical and Health Humanities conversations and collaborations about health are growing and gaining momentum in Africa.
An autism policy researcher and the mother of an affected child weighs in on the recent changes announced to the Ontario Autism Program.
As Trump prepares to deliver his delayed State of the Union address, here's what four economists had to say about the state of the union.
Hospitals are now required to post their prices online. This approach is unlikely to change US health care – but better price transparency tools could actually reduce costs.
Why choice should not be the most important factor in elder care.