My mother had a mastectomy after being diagnosed with breast cancer. It’s now six months since her operation and she is still suffering from...
Personal Health Navigator
Paul Taylor, Sunnybrook’s Patient Navigation Advisor, will provide advice and answer questions to patients and visitors, relying heavily on medical and health experts.
Having trouble navigating the healthcare system? Have a question about your care?
Ask Paul: firstname.lastname@example.org
QUESTION: A close friend has been troubled by manic depression for many years. She’s now in her 40s and recently found out that she already has...
I’ve had really bad back pain recently. Should I have an MRI, CT scan or even an X-ray to find out what’s causing my discomfort?
I’ve been prescribed several medications for various health problems. But I find it hard to pay for my drugs. What am I supposed to do it when I...
Will I get hooked on the opioid medication I'll be given to control pain after surgery?
My mother has advanced dementia and lives in a nursing home. She is now having problems swallowing her food. What are the pros and cons of feeding...
Changing to electronic medical records is a daunting task for physicians who have been in practice for a long time.
I want to pay more attention to my health. I must admit I am a bit of a techno geek. How can I find an app that suits my needs?
To properly protect patients, the vaccination rate for health-care providers should be higher.
WHO has declared that Zika no longer represents a public health emergency, but that doesn’t mean you can let your guard down.