Friday, August 17, 2018

Having to pay for your own shingles vaccine isn’t ageism, tribunal rules

When Thomas Hasek decided to get immunized against shingles a few years back, he had to pay $200 for the shot. That struck him as...

76 drug overdoses near Yale University possibly linked to synthetic marijuana

Police in Connecticut are swarming a city park near Yale University and searching people's homes for drugs in an effort to prevent more overdoses...

Dozens of drug overdoses near Yale University possibly linked to synthetic marijuana

Police swarmed a Connecticut park near Yale University and searched people's homes for drugs Thursday in an effort to prevent more overdoses from a...

If the world ate the USDA-recommended diet, there wouldn’t be enough land to grow...

If everyone in the world followed the USDA-recommended diet, there wouldn't be enough agricultural land to grow all the food, a new study has...

When it comes to medical cannabis claims, what’s legitimate?

Google the word "cannabis" coupled with just about any disease — arthritis, epilepsy, even cancer — and there are all sorts of health claims...

Dentist who left girl with permanent brain damage will help pay costs of investigation

A now-retired Edmonton dentist whose four-year-old patient Amber Athwal suffered permanent brain damage while in his care will pay $330,000 to cover the cost of the...

Dentist who left girl with permanent brain damage will help pay costs of investigation,...

A now-retired Edmonton dentist whose four-year-old patient suffered permanent brain damage while in his care will pay $330,000 to help cover the cost of the investigation...

The Saudi temper tantrum could land one devastating blow — to Canadian health care:...

Here's a proposed Canadian reply to the escalating Saudi temper tantrum. Call in the kingdom's ambassador and tell him: Sorry, Mr. Ambassador, but Canadian...

‘Google Generation’ wants more technology in health care but still values personal touch

Digitally savvy Canadians who make up the so-called Google Generation are on the leading edge of a transformation in the health care system that...

Health workers try experimental treatment as Congo Ebola outbreak spreads

Congo's latest deadly Ebola outbreak has spread into a second province, the health ministry said Tuesday, as health workers began using an experimental treatment...