Men, especially, are likelier to die if they retire early.
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For Toronto-based landscape architect and filmmaker Joseph Clement, the man makes the house -- but the house reveals the man. Several years ago, Brigitte Shim, one of the two architects of Integral Ho...
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Last December I was invited to a friend's Christmas lunch. After introductions were made to the six women in the room, conversation soon turned to the topic of death. A guest just arrived from a funeral and wanted to share the gravitas of the moment with us.
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Canadians might be surprised to learn that many health and social services widely available in the community are not available in most of Canada's correctional facilities -- this needs to change. We are missing a critical window of opportunity to reframe the period of incarceration as a time to help people improve their health and well-being before returning to our communities.
Since 1993, the average wait for treatment has almost doubled, per capita public healthcare expenditures have increased by about 40 per cent, and it is becoming increasingly apparent that patients are suffering the consequences. And yet, there is no real indication that politicians intend to introduce meaningful reforms to solve this problem.
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UPDATE: A new study from the city of Montreal provides mounting evidence of the link between income inequality and life expectancy. The study, released Monday, found life expectancy is six years longe...
Along with taxes, it is life's other certainty. Yet many of us feel awkward talking about death: We dance around the subject and use euphemisms like "passing on" and "crossing over" to describe the f...