The death of Silatik Qavvik is the result of Health Canada’s birth evacuation policy and an appalling lack of government-funded maternity care in rural and remote Indigenous communities.
In pediatrics, we are late to the Choosing Wisely movement. We have not yet fully appreciated the critical importance of this program.
In Canada, stillbirth is a public health issue that is neglected by public policy—despite there being more than 3,000 stillbirths in Canada every year. It's time the government acted.
COVID-19 restrictions have upended the usually busy social lives of teenagers and for those who suffer from Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD), this isolation has led to heightened anxieties.