Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Architecture: Four ideas from history that offer healthier design

The response to COVID-19 has taken a spatial turn. Borders have been strengthened, people are being asked to confine themselves to their homes. Public spaces—markets, stadiums, schools—have been closed. It has suddenly ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Why data is vital in the fight against COVID-19

Epidemiologist and data scientist Dr. Kalinda Griffiths says "data is power" for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities facing the threat of coronavirus.

Health

Commentary on an approach to Indigenous homelessness

Indigenous historian and York University professor Jesse Thistle and Dr. Janet Smylie, a Métis family physician and research chair at Unity Health Toronto and the University of Toronto, who are leading the development of ...

Health

Indigenous status going under-reported in Aussie hospitals

Inaccurate recording of Indigenous status in hospital administrative datasets can influence health service decision-making and adversely affect outcomes for patients, according to the authors of a research letter published ...

Health

Premature mortality is partly predicted by city neighbourhood

We know that our environment affects our health. More specifically, it's understood that exposure to pollution and access to medical care play important supporting roles in maintaining health and wellness. A new in-depth ...

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