Saturday, April 20, 2019

Clinic serving Montreal’s Hasidic community educates patients about measles outbreak

A clinic that serves Montreal's Hasidic Jewish community is educating patients about the symptoms of measles following an outbreak in New York City. With Passover...

After a cancer diagnosis at 30 ‘shook her world’ this P.E.I. woman wants to...

'I was crying through a lot of it, says Michelle Fuller of telling her life story to author Sue Anne Linde. (Submitted by...

Telemedicine and walk-in clinics have future of family doctor in flux

Lisa Love hasn't seen her doctor of 25 years since she discovered telemedicine. Love tried virtual visits last summer for help with a skin irritation...

Congo’s president wants Ebola contained within 3 months

Congo's president on Tuesday said he wants to see a deadly Ebola virus outbreak contained in less than three months even as some health...

Health Canada says ultrasound no longer mandatory before Mifegymiso prescribed for abortion

Woman no longer need to have an ultrasound before they're prescribed Mifegymiso for medical termination of a pregnancy, Health Canada says. Mifegymiso is the brand...

Liberal MP ‘in a mood to celebrate’ as Manitoba signs on to health accord...

If there was frustration over the more than 18 months it took for Manitoba to finally sign on to Ottawa's health accord, the politicians...

Stop selling transvaginal surgical mesh for pelvic organ prolapse, U.S. FDA orders

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday ordered makers of transvaginal surgical mesh implants to immediately stop sale and distribution of the products...

After Moncton Hospital allegations, renewed calls for patient advocate

There are renewed calls for an independent patient advocate in New Brunswick after a nurse was recently fired for allegedly inappropriately administering Oxytocin to...

This exoskeleton shows people with spinal cord injuries what it’s like to walk again

Imagine waking up in a hospital bed surrounded by the beeps and whirring sounds of the machines keeping you alive. The doctor tells you that...

Public health spending cut in Ontario called ‘huge step backwards’

A cut of $200 million to public health units in Ontario annually would be a "huge step backwards" to frontline services that help to...