Dr. Daisy Fung: even long COVID patients working in health care are not believed. (Photograph by Jason Franson)

Chronic exhaustion, derailed lives and no way out. This is long COVID.

Up to half a million Canadians are suffering from debilitating symptoms of long COVID—and falling through the cracks of a depleted health-care system

Dengue fever spreads north

The agonizing and sometimes fatal tropical disease is much more prevalent than previously thought


Augusten Borroughs’ anti-self-help book

The American memoirist says affirmations are absurd and truthfulness is medicinal


B.C. student may have died of meningitis

Rare disease kills one in 10 who get it


Chronic disease will cost $47 trillion by 2030

New warning comes from the World Economic Forum


Should you be using a salt substitute?

Ironically, some no-salt salts might be a bad idea, health-wise


Nothing to fear but WiFi and fluoride

The tinfoil hat is now thoroughly mainstream garb


How public health failed

The strategies needed to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS never came close to being effective


No water in these closets

The city of Durban is offering residents $4 a week for their stored urine, which can be turned into fertilizer


Gene Stone in conversation

On what to eat to avoid catching colds, herbs that work, and being a human guinea pig


The 5,000-year war on cancer

An oncologist’s beautifully written history attempts to grapple with the disease