Hypertension and You

What is it with this high blood pressure? What if we could use technology to monitor our blood pressure from the comfort of our home? What if we really could have access to Health care professionals to monitor and teach…

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HPV Awareness Day

  • March 6, 2018
  • News

The First Annual International HPV Awareness Day Ottawa, March 2, 2018 - The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) is joining forces with about 80 organizations worldwide to commemorate the first annual International HPV Awareness Day, being celebrated…

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Technology Saving Chilean Miners

  • December 20, 2017
  • News

  The dramatic rescue of 33 Chilean Miners has captured the world’s attention and hearts. The story has raised questions and fears in many of us who wonder how it all happened, and how did they survive? Could we have…

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Healthcare Change – Blog

Changes in Healthcare   Every day the news covers health related stories….the rise in childhood obesity, the ageing population and increasing demand on the healthcare system, the increase in heart disease as the “Boomers” are getting into the senior years…

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Movember and Prostate Cancer

How the Movember movement has affected the world of Men's cancer   What kind of moustache did you grow this month? I am really enjoying the stories about “Movember”.   We don’t talk very much about diseases that affect men. Maybe…

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Stress in your shadow

Stress can sometimes follow you wherever you go. I am talking about one of those days when you wake up late because the alarm didn't go off and then spill coffee on your white shirt as you rush out the…

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Management of Substance Use in Pregnancy

Ottawa, September 20, 2017 - The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) today released a ground-breaking clinical practice guideline to raise awareness among health care professionals on how to screen for and manage substance during pregnancy. Even though the health…

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