The latest book by Dr. Brian Goldman is about how health professionals are teaming up to improve the safety and quality of medicine and hospital care for patients.Read More
Category: BC health
Former Utah skiing champion got engaged on the 7th anniversary of her near-fatal accident at Whistler. She now does motivational speaking and builds awareness about traumatic brain injuries.Read More
Heart scientist goes to rehab for depression.Read More
Healthcare workers account for over 5% of all COVID-19 cases in B.C. since the pandemic began. About 9% of healthcare workers have contracted COVID-19.Read More
B.C. access to treatments and testing for osteoporosis under review as government opens quick survey
The BC Ministry of Health has created a survey for patients, caregivers and patient groups to provide feedback about osteoporosis treatment and screening.Read More
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I'm an award winning Canadian journalist for nearly four decades. I’ve worked at six daily newspapers, and for 25 years, I was the medical/health issues reporter for The Vancouver Sun and other newspapers in Canada’s largest newspaper chain. My professional development has been assisted with numerous fellowships awarded by the Association of Health Care Journalists, New York Times Foundation, National Institutes of Health, and Knight Science Journalism. I’ve received training in various aspects of medical journalism at Columbia University (neuroscience), MIT (medical evidence and digital science journalism), Mount Sinai Medical Center (aging) and Dartmouth College medical school (Medicine in the Media).
I graduated from Ryerson University with a degree in journalism and attended Queen’s University law school on a one-year legal journalism fellowship from the Canadian Bar Association.
I’m the recipient of several prestigious journalism awards as well as two major grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, one for a series on patient navigators and another for a series that focused on knowledge translation as it pertains to fallopian tube removal to prevent ovarian cancer.
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B.C. to demolish 'racist' museum and build crazy expensive replacement - via @TristinHopper http://vancouversun.com/news/canada/b-c-to-demolish-racist-museum-and-build-unprecedentedly-expensive-replacement/wcm/1afea399-1cc5-4133-9011-3f042fc3a6df
About 11 per cent of admitted COVID patients return to hospital or die within 30 days: study https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/coronavirus/about-11-per-cent-of-admitted-covid-patients-return-to-hospital-or-die-within-30-days-study-1.5904770
'The future is here': B.C. woman honoured for exoskeleton advocacy https://www.coastreporter.net/local-news/the-future-is-here-bc-woman-honoured-for-exoskeleton-advocacy-5367597 via @coast_reporter
Protestors in red Handmaid’s Tale robes walked past Amy Coney Barrett’s house with a sign that said “Keep your rosaries off my ovaries.” Perfect.
Jill Biden pays surprise visit to Ukraine, meets first lady https://www.theglobeandmail.com/world/article-jill-biden-meets-ukraine-refugees-volunteers-in-slovakia-2/
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