Hesitant to confront a troubling diagnosis, Amar Singh kept himself busy and distracted. It wasn’t until the consequences of his diagnosis took over his life, propelling him to take ownership of his healthcare journey.
Medical records. You know they exist. But who gets access to them and what’s even contained within them is a bit of a mystery.
Sarah Burke Dimitrova was once convinced she knew what it took to get proper care. It wasn’t until she and her husband began experiencing infertility while trying to conceive a child did the gaps in her care begin to appear.
For years, Anusha knew with absolute certainty that the intense pain and other consistent, unpleasant symptoms she experienced during her monthly period were abnormal.
With so much in the media these days around vaccinations, I’m left wondering — is it worth it to vaccinate my kids? What are the risks?
We strongly believe that every Canadian deserves free access to their medical records. It’s your data: your results, your clinical notes, your prescriptions. So why are we charging you for it?
Ev McDowell went to her doctor for routine blood work. When test results showed low hemoglobin levels & something called ‘sticky cells,’ Ev got a bit worried, but thought: “At least it’s not cancer.”
Alicia Raimundo's journey — one that began as a pre-teen living with untreated depression — is marked by struggle: fear of judgement, hospitalization, and fighting for proper care.
Managing two painful, chronic, and invisible conditions, bipolar disorder and fibromyalgia, has opened Sarah Lindsay's eyes to the importance of becoming her own #1 healthcare advocate .
Melissa Sheldrick relives one of the worst things she's ever gone through, and how she's using it to make health care better.
Sameer Vasta was in the U.S. when he injured his knee and required surgery. This was the first time he noticed a real difference between Canadian and American health care.
“You don’t understand healthcare because you are healthy,” Chris Fraser says. “You don’t understand the system until you’re forced into it.
Anna Foat has been quarterbacking her own health care since she was 16 years old.
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Emergency Rooms don’t often receive 5-star reviews or glowing customer testimonials. But, to be fair, they aren’t exactly set up for success.
A sudden vertigo attack in May 2010 left Claire Snyman with an excruciating headache — the worst she’d ever experienced. Afraid and in pain...
I’d like to get my health records so I can view my lab results and know for sure when I had certain appointments and what treatments my doctor prescribed. How do I access these?
In her own words, Sheen Sagalongos describes the moment when her anxiety and entrepreneurship collided.
I’m confused — what’s the difference between an x-ray, MRI, CT scan, and ultrasound? Don’t they all do the same thing?
If you’d asked Ash Anwar 10 years ago whether or not he’d one day contribute to one of the fastest growing health tech industries, he likely would have said, “I hope so.”
My doctor ordered me to take a urine test, which I’ve never done before. Why does my urine need to be tested?
As weeks turned into months, and new symptoms cropped up, I turned to Google for answers. My search, rather than alleviating my worries, introduced me to an acronym that would dominate my mind for years to come: PCOS.
I have my health records, but I don’t understand a lot of my doctor’s clinical notes. What do all of these abbreviations mean?
For months, Tendisai Cromwell lived with inexplicable pain. At the grocery store, throughout her work day, as she cared for her infant daughter — the pain was her companion.