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Kit Sparrow was faced with two options when he sought out gender-affirming care: wait months for a specialist appointment, or pay out of pocket for a privately run, virtual service. The Ontario-based accessibility-technology engineer had spent years trying to understand his gender identity. Last March, he decided to visit hisContinue Reading

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White Coat Black Art Patients hate having to ask for them. Doctors don’t like writing them. And, increasingly, health-care providers are taking a stand against them. Employees with a cold or other common illness better served staying home and resting, experts say Some doctors and other health-care providers are pushingContinue Reading

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White Coat Black Art A handful of new virtual cancer screening programs in British Columbia are connecting people who don’t have a family doctor with potentially life-saving treatment they may otherwise be missing out on. Virtual service connects people without a family doctor to potentially life-saving tests Jonathan Ore ·Continue Reading

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The Dose23:52How do I know if I have undiagnosed adult ADHD? Edmonton resident Nikki Houde was 41 when she was formally diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). In November 2021, the middle school success coach was working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, often finding her concentration drifting during video meetings,Continue Reading

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The Dose25:37How can I stick to my new year’s resolutions better? Read transcribed audio  Every year, Dr. Taslim Alani-Verjee makes the same new year’s resolution: to be more organized.  “Every year, I fail,” the psychologist told Dr. Brian Goldman on CBC podcast The Dose.  Whether it’s about fitness, mental health,Continue Reading