Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Film aims to prevent patients falling through cracks in health system

The tragic death of a 31-year-old Calgary man is helping fill cracks in a health-care system that can fail patients. Greg Price, an athletic man,...

Alternative to daily inhaler use may offer asthma sufferers a new option

People are so reluctant to take their inhaler medication for mild asthma on a daily basis that a pharmaceutical company has come up with...

Seniors in long-term care facilities twice as likely to be on opioids: report

Seniors in long-term care facilities appeared to be twice as likely to be prescribed opioids compared to other people their age and three times...

Congo’s Ebola outbreak reports 1st confirmed urban case

Congo's latest Ebola outbreak has spread to a city of more than 1 million people, a worrying shift as the deadly virus risks travelling more...

Congo Ebola outbreak spreads to city of 1 million

Congo's latest Ebola outbreak has spread to a city of more than one million people, a worrying shift as the deadly virus risks travelling more...

What growing old looks like when you’re living with HIV

Read Story Transcript Ron Rosenes has been living with HIV for nearly 40 years. The long-time advocate, who turns 71 this summer, said he's confronted health...

Japanese seniors sue government over forced sterilization program

Three Japanese who were forcibly sterilized under a government policy decades ago have filed lawsuits demanding an apology and compensation, in a growing movement...

Meet the opioid users of Bell Island, N.L., and the people keeping them alive

It's either six or seven — Nicole Boone can't remember exactly how many times she has overdosed. "You wake up and you're terrified because you've been...

Congo receives first doses of Ebola vaccine as outbreak hits urban centre

The first batch of 4,000 experimental Ebola vaccines to combat an outbreak suspected of killing 23 people arrived in Congo's capital Kinshasa on Wednesday. The Health Ministry said...

Congo receives first doses of Ebola vaccine amid outbreak

The first batch of 4,000 experimental Ebola vaccines to combat an outbreak suspected of killing 23 people arrived in Congo's capital Kinshasa on Wednesday. The Health Ministry said...

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