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News / BY: Shaila Jiwa, RN, BScN, MScPPH, June 2018
... public health threat.[ 1 ] In 2016, about 10 million people fell ill with TB, and about 1.7 million died worldwide from the ... infectious-disease killer globally and the leading killer of people living with HIV.[ 3 ]  Approximately one-quarter of the world’s ...
BCCDC / BY: Jane A. Buxton, MBBS, MHSc, FRCPC March 2018
... naloxone by providing no-cost take-home naloxone kits to people at risk of witnessing or experiencing an overdose. Standardized training ... supportive-housing staff, and those who work directly with people at risk of overdose. This interactive, self-guided lesson on overdose ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Jason Wong, MD, MPh, CCFP, FRCPC May 2018
... most LGV infections are symptomatic, it is more likely that people living with HIV have a higher risk of acquiring LGV. HIV infection has ... MSM who are “out” to their health care providers or people living with HIV) are overrepresented in the LGV case counts. Another ...
News January/February 2018
... and women between the ages of 50 and 74. FIT is designed for people who do not have symptoms and are considered at average risk of colon ...
News June 2018
... and a psychologist—to address the common barriers people face in reaching their target glucose levels. Their recommendations can ... panel’s goal was to help break down and address barriers people may face regarding insulin—to demystify insulin and its use, and ...
Editorials / BY: David R. Richardson, MD March 2018
... example in raising my own children and am proud of the people they have become (not sure this has much to do with me; I failed quite a ...
COHP / BY: Charuka Maheswaran, MD May 2018
... of trained personnel.[ 2 ] It is estimated that people living on reserve are 90 times more likely to lack running water than ... and Hudson found that in remote Indigenous communities, people often rely on bottled water even though it is expensive and sporadically ...
News / BY: Channelle Sawyer January/February 2018
... since they can be difficult to qualify for, especially as people age. By insuring your spouse, you could answer some of the questions ...
News June 2018
... 90%. FIT is a routine screening test recommended for people between the ages of 50 and 74 at average risk of colon cancer. It ... sign of colon cancer. Screening is only recommended for people who are not experiencing symptoms of colon cancer. Symptoms can include ...
Editorials / BY: David R. Richardson, MD June 2018
... information is being given without genetic counseling to people who might not be ready to hear it or understand what information they ...