Respiratory

69 articles:
by Kevin Liang

MDI asthma inhalers come under scrutiny over heavy carbon cost

Small amounts of the propellants used in the familiar blue and orange inhalers can have an “outsized” climate footprint. Now there is a growing call for patients to switch to low-carbon dry powder alternatives.

by Anthony Fong

Inuit communities bracing for return of RSV in babies

Health advocates are raising alarm that infants in Nunavut, and especially Inuit infants, face grave risks as a potent respiratory virus – deadlier than COVID-19 and influenza – re-emerges after a one-year hiatus. Health officials now fear serious outbreaks in Canada’s North.

by Anne Borden King

Why Peter Bryce’s legacy still matters today

Physician John O'Connor received an award honouring the legacy of Peter Bryce, a government doctor who sounded the alarm over the high death toll in residential schools. Who has the courage to be the next?

by Miranda Caley

‘I can’t take deep breaths anymore’: Some young adults feeling long-term effects from mild cases of COVID-19

Youth and young adults who had even mild cases of COVID-19 are experiencing lingering symptoms like shortness of breath for months. Recent research may shed some light on why.

by Jocelyn Jia Vishal Avinashi Hin Hin Ko Lianne Soller Elaine Hsu Edmond S. Chan

When bread becomes difficult to swallow.

by Michael Fralick John Fralick Kieran Quinn Emily Hughes

Rapid Fire: Respirology (And welcome back Drs. Kieran Quinn and Emily Hughes!)

by Paul Taylor

Is vaping more addictive than smoking?

by Michael Fralick John Fralick

Rapid Fire: Infectious Disease

by Michael Fralick John Fralick Amol Verma Kieran Quinn

Rapid fire: High Value Care

by Tarun Rahman Christine Miskonoodinkwe Smith Chika Oriuwa

Canada’s plan to eliminate tuberculosis in Inuit communities: Will it be enough?

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