Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Herbal supplement kratom contains opioids, U.S. regulator says

Kratom, a coffee-like plant native to southeast Asia which has similar properties to heroin and morphine is readily available in Canada. (Earth Kratom) U.S. health...

Full implementation of legal cannabis could be delayed beyond July 1

The full implementation of legal cannabis could occur later than July 1, government officials told CBC News Tuesday. While the Liberal government is still hoping...

People with disabilities have a right to live in the community, not institutions, argues...

Tuesday February 06, 2018 more stories from this episode Almost 20 years — that's how long human rights lawyer Vince Calderhead says his clients with...

Hayley Wickenheiser to donate brain to concussion research

http://www.cbc.ca/sports/olympics/pyeongchang/hayley-wickenheiser-concussions-cte-1.4522284?cmp=rss

Dental care in early dementia might prevent problems later

Preventive dental care provided in the early stages of dementia could help limit major tooth problems later, researchers say. "Dementia is associated with a change...

ICU nurse to retire in response to changes to Winnipeg’s health care system

A Winnipeg nurse says she is retiring because she can't continue to work under the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority after sweeping changes were brought...

Quebec mother whose toddler son died says family should be allowed on air ambulances

When Catherine Hudon's two-year-old son woke up one day in 2008 with a severe headache, doctors in the northern Quebec community where she was living...

Mother whose toddler son died says parents should be allowed on air ambulances

When Catherine Hudon's two-year-old son woke up one day in 2008 with a severe headache, doctors in the northern Quebec community where she was living...

Donor kidneys revitalized for transplant at Toronto General Hospital

Dr. Markus Selzner has just come from surgery, still in his scrubs, and he's excited to show off his baby. A configuration of fluid-filled tubing,...

Doctors are finally helping stop superbugs

With antibiotic stewardship, doctors work with nurses, pharmacists, public health and other health professionals to make sure that the most appropriate antibiotic is prescribed...