Saturday, July 20, 2019

Province directs removal of anti-vaccine posts that broke B.C. rules for chiropractors

Several anti-vaccination posts made by B.C. chiropractors — including a video created by the vice-chair of the chiropractic college — have been removed from...

Health Canada’s prescription opioid stickers will warn of addiction risk

Health Canada is making warning stickers and patient handouts mandatory with all dispensed prescription opioids dispensed, and the final regulations were published Wednesday in Canada Gazette. The...

Man of many voices: Lyme disease leads Sask.-raised man to career in voiceover work

Sean Gurnsey can easily transform into a mean Joker, or a macho Johnny Bravo. The voice actor started a simple studio in Moose Jaw, Sask...

Victoria woman facing risky Zika birth makes plea to allow fiancé into Canada

A Victoria woman is making a passionate plea to the Canadian government to allow her fiancé into the country for the potentially risky birth...

Senators recommend delaying cannabis bill for a year to address Indigenous issues

Members of the Senate's Aboriginal peoples committee are recommending the Liberal government hold back on legalizing cannabis for at least a year in order...

U.S. warns liquid nicotine packets resemble candy

U.S. regulators on Tuesday issued warnings to 13 companies selling e-cigarette liquids for using child-friendly images in their packaging, in the latest crackdown aimed at preventing tobacco...

Pregnant women asked to avoid cannabis in face of poor research

Alberta medical professionals are warning that the upcoming legalization of cannabis may exacerbate the province's problem of premature and low-weight infants. Alberta has the highest...

Inquiry judge recommends more education on opioids after suicide of Edmonton soldier

A judge wants more education and oversight to come with prescription opioids following the suicide of an Edmonton soldier six years ago. A fatality inquiry heard...

‘I did my best that day’: 2 first responders share their accounts of the...

Just seconds after a van rampaged down Yonge Street in one of the deadliest attacks in modern Canadian history, the phones in Toronto's 911...

U.S. wants 1 million to share DNA, health habits for science

Wanted: A million people willing to share their DNA and 10 years of health habits, big and small, for science. On Sunday, the U.S. government...