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Congo police detain former health minster in Ebola funds probe

Former Minister of Health Oly Ilunga has been taken into custody as part of an investigation into the use of Ebola funds,...

Congo police detain former health minister in Ebola funds probe

Former Minister of Health Oly Ilunga has been taken into custody as part of an investigation into the use of Ebola funds,...

Fight for safe supply of drugs is ‘this generation’s Insite,’ advocates...

Two long-time activists see significant similarities between the current fight for safe supply of drugs and the fight for Insite, Vancouver's —...

Omega-3: The treatment in search of an illness makes a comeback

Researchers have renewed interest in omega-3 supplements despite years of research that shows they have little to no health benefit. The latest...

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.

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