People often find it difficult to talk about death and dying. These fears may prevent us from engaging in advance care planning. The process doesn’t have to be scary though. There are lots of resources available...
It's been 15 years since the completion of the Human Genome Project, one of the largest undertakings in scientific history. The goal was to not only understand genetic factors in human disease, but to set the course for new treatments and prevention methods for ailments like cancer and heart disease.
The Palliative Care Program at St. Peter’s Hospital (SPH) provides end-of-life care to adult patients who are experiencing a life-threatening illness. With 60 beds, the program is home to Canada’s largest palliative care unit.
Transgender Day of Visibility (TDOV), on March 31 each year, is a day to show support for the trans community. We asked two HHS staff members what TDOV means to them, and what health care providers can learn about treating trans patients.