Sunday, November 17, 2019

Vaping illness in U.S. gives Canada pause as legal sales near

British Columbia's top health official says it's just a matter of time before symptoms are reported in Canada.

Ebola survivor in Congo passes college exam taken in isolation

A young Ebola patient who took his college entrance exam while being treated in isolation has passed the demanding test, to the...

N.S. affordable prescription drug program expanding

A Nova Scotia prescription drug program for people without health plans is expanding. Genrus United is a membership-based buying group headquartered in...

What is a ‘safe supply’ of drugs and how would it...

Federal and provincial governments agree the death toll from opioid overdoses amounts to a national health crisis. In British Columbia — where...

Court halts Ontario cannabis store licensing until judicial review takes place

A judge has paused the licensing process for Ontario Cannabis Stores across the province so a judicial review can take place to...

Canada’s lung, colon cancer survival rates among highest of developed nations...

New research shows where Canada ranks internationally in survival for seven types of cancer.

Montrealers who challenged assisted dying laws see ruling as ‘ray of...

Nicole Gladu and Jean Truchon, the two Montrealers who challenged the country's assisted dying laws, say a ruling that deemed parts of the legislation...

Alberta medical examiner’s office may have lost culture of respect for...

A professor who studies the sociology of dying says a CBC News video of a body being dragged on the floor of...

Ford government restructuring Ontario’s health ministry

The changes will mean re-structuring some of the divisions within Ontario’s health ministry bureaucracy.

What are vaping-associated illnesses and why are doctors concerned?

Experts talk about what's under investigation in the U.S. "medical mystery" tied to vaping and why it has Canadian doctors concerned.

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