Healthcare

Report guided by Queen’s researchers recommends shift towards digital healthcare

Queen’s played a major role in the development of national health policy recommendations, guiding a report released on Aug. 25.Continue...

Queen’s Health Sciences panel discusses next 25 years in healthcare

The Faculty of Health Sciences (QHS) hosted a webinar on Sept. 27 in response to the current state of Canadian healthcare, entitled “The future of healthcare in Canada: Solutions to the current crisis.”Continue...

Pro-choice activism should represent all gender identities, not just cis women

Since the United States Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade , meaningful discussions surrounding human rights, abortion access, and reproductive healthcare have increased.Continue...

Privatizing healthcare won’t solve Canada’s problems

The recently reignited debate around the privatization of Canadian healthcare should sound alarm bells all over the country. Our healthcare system needs solutions to long-standing problems, but we must avoid a situation like that of the U.S.Continue...

Kingston needs more family doctors, but where are they?

In the late winter of 2007, Blair Frost made his way from his small coastal hometown of Yarmouth, N.S., to Kingston.Continue...

Queen’s Medical Students partner with CoverContraceptiON

CoverContraceptiON is paving the way for Ontarians to receive complete access to contraceptives.Continue...

Mental health support wait times are a crisis on campus

Wait times to get help for mental health at Queen’s and university campuses across the country are simply unacceptable.Continue...

Onscreen abortion representation is vital, but has its limits

Abortion isn’t just a right; it’s a choice made by women every day. Mainstream media should represent the procedure as such—at the very least an option, if not a decision made—though we can’t rely on Hollywood to do the heavy lifting when it comes to improving access to abortion and contraceptives.Continue...

Abortion access is an integral part of healthcare

For over 30 years, Canada has been the only nation in the world to have no legal abortion restrictions at a federal level. However, abortions are still far more politicized than other medical procedures, meaning your ability to access the procedure in Canada depends on how your provincial government, city, and doctor feel about abortion.Continue...

Vaccine prioritization is in place for a reason

Vaccine prioritization is a sign our healthcare system is working, giving vaccines to those who need it most. Yet the recent Rodney Baker scandal proves that, even at a time when class differences are exacerbated, the rich will always find a way to put themselves first.Continue...

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