Feeling the heat: Are Canadian doctors ready for the rising tide of eco-anxiety?
Amid soaring rates of eco-anxiety driven by climate change, Canadian health-care professionals have been pushing for more support in addressing this new mental-health challenge. A growing number are also calling for a significant rethink of how medical education is delivered, arguing that the new field of “planetary health” should be an integral part of medical training and residencies – a measure many medical schools have recently adopted.
Autism diagnoses — and my brilliant brother’s story — teach us about racial bias in health care
Though he showed many of the early signs of autism, my brother was not diagnosed until he was 13 — far beyond the typical detection age of four years old. This may be because he was a young boy of colour.