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The Year Ahead: Our Guide To 2024

Our annual look at what’s coming your way this year
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Longevity expert Peter Attia can help you cheat death—for a while

“We have it better than the king of England did 500 years ago! I think about that when I’m distressed about the insignificance of my life, and that, in 30 or 40 years, I’ll be dead.”
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I love being an ER doctor—but the patient load is crushing

Physician Andrew Battison is one of 190 doctors asking the Alberta government to increase support for health care
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What it was like to fight a colossal East Coast wildfire

“In my memory, we have never had an incident on this large of a scale.”
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How the wildfires are affecting our health

“We’re designed to fight bacteria and viruses. We can’t do smoke.”
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Canadians with mental disorders shouldn’t be excluded from requesting MAID

I’m a psychiatrist who’s worked on the topic of MAID and mental disorders for years. People with these disorders should be able to request MAID—just like all other Canadians.
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Here’s why Ozempic is popular for the wrong reasons

Many Canadians want to use the drug as a quick fix for weight loss. What about the people who actually need it?
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My Prediction: We’re due for another global health emergency

COVID wasn’t the last large-scale outbreak. The next one is right around the corner.
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The Year Ahead: Our Guide To 2023

The people, places, events and ideas that will define the year ahead
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The Year Ahead: Health in 2023

The future of ER’s, the next viral pathogen and COVID long-haulers shape health-care in the year to come