Tuesday, May 21, 2019

WHO chief calls for political solution to Ebola outbreak in Congo

Government and opposition leaders of Congo must strive to find a bipartisan solution to the Ebola outbreak as ongoing violence in the country gives "the...

Could U.S. appetite for cheaper Canadian drugs affect our supply?

It was Tara Saunders's dermatologist who suggested she drive across the border to Canada to buy her medication. The dermatologist called in the prescription to Mark's...

‘Our culture is in everything’: This Indigenous chef is on a crusade for food...

Every weekday, Jared Qwustenuxun Williams and his kitchen staff prepare lunch for over 100 elders at Cowichan Tribes on Vancouver Island. Traditionally, the Quw'utsun' people...

Living in a remote location is associated with avoidable death. Why is that?

This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, a weekly roundup of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news emailed to subscribers every Saturday...

Health units worried about Ontario’s plans to consolidate 35 agencies into 10

Public health units across Ontario are raising concerns about a sweeping amalgamation of their services planned by the province, saying the changes could affect...

Event billed as ‘national pharmacare forum’ dominated by groups opposed to universal drug plan

This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, a weekly roundup of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news emailed to subscribers every Saturday...

‘We’re just like everybody else’: New play tackles misconceptions about disabilities, love and sex

Talking sex and romance can be cringe-worthy for parents and their adult children — the stuff of many an awkward romantic comedy. Now imagine you have a...

‘Stem cell’ therapies offered at private clinics need to be approved as drugs, Health...

This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, a weekly roundup of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news emailed to subscribers every Saturday...

Legal in Canada, but barriers to abortion remain, advocates say

While abortion remains legal in Canada, some abortion rights advocates say women continue to face hurdles in accessing the procedure. Funding, distance to medical facilities and...

Abortion barriers in Canada are back in spotlight following passage of abortion bans in...

While abortion remains legal in Canada, some abortion rights advocates say women continue to face hurdles in accessing the procedure. Funding, distance to medical facilities and...