When maternity care providers don’t take ‘no’ for an answer
People who decline maternity care services such as prenatal testing or epidurals often face pressure or scolding from their care providers, according to new UBC-led research.
Aug 5, 2021
UBC study: Reduce hospital readmissions to lower health care costs
Finding ways to lower readmission rates for patients discharged from hospital could reduce unnecessary health-care spending and improve patient care, according to UBC research.
Jan 28, 2016
South African healthcare workers face greater risk for TB, HIV
A large study of South African healthcare workers reveals major gaps in workplace protection against tuberculosis, HIV and hepatitis.
Feb 14, 2014
Unpaid and invisible: Canada’s young caregivers
When Kai Bighorn was in high school, he spent more time counting pills for his dad than doing “normal teenage things.”
Nov 1, 2012 - by Basil Waugh
Ongoing relationship with care provider key for patients with a chronic condition: UBC study
People with a chronic condition such as diabetes or arthritis may find themselves taking on a more active role in maintaining or improving their own health if there is an […]
Apr 28, 2011
Long-term use of anti-anxiety drugs continues in B.C. despite known health risks: UBC study
Drugs to treat anxiety and sleep disorders are still being prescribed for extended periods to British Columbian patients – and increasingly so for baby boomers – despite warnings against long-term use, according to a University of British Columbia study.
May 20, 2010