Saturday, September 22, 2018

Belleisle Farms brand coleslaw recalled due to Listeria

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has recalled Belleisle Farms Ltd. brand coleslaw due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.  The agency is asking people not consume the...

N.S. woman choosing to die earlier than she wants due to ‘extreme’ assisted-dying law

A Nova Scotia woman who is choosing a medically assisted death says she will end her life earlier than she really wants because she's...

Your used smartphone could be helpful for blind people

A simple smartphone can make a big difference to someone who is blind or has sight loss. "My smartphone is my most important tool when it comes...

California sues maker of Humira for alleged kickbacks to doctors

California filed a lawsuit Tuesday accusing pharmaceutical giant AbbVie of illegally plying doctors with cash, gifts and services to prescribe one of the world's best-selling...

More than 8,000 apparent opioid-related deaths in Canada since 2016

At least 1,036 Canadians died in the first three months of this year of what appeared to be opioid overdoses, raising the opioid epidemic's national...

A child dies every 5 seconds, and most are preventable deaths: UN

An estimated 6.3 million children died before their 15th birthdays in 2017, or one every five seconds, mostly due to a lack of water, sanitation, nutrition and...

B.C.-based grower approved to export marijuana to U.S. for clinical trial

A B.C.-based grower is the first Canadian company with approval from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to export a medical cannabis product south of the border...

Mom and daughter share 4-year nursing program together, still not sick of each other

Jordan Erickson and her mother Jody Prince will soon share an experience few mothers and daughters share. Both will graduate from the same four-year...

‘I feel betrayed by my company’: TTC subway operator barred while using medicinal cannabis

A Toronto Transit Commission employee says she's back on opioids because her employer told her she can't use medical marijuana and remain as a...

The dangers of not vaccinating are horrifying and graphic. Government warnings must show that

Back in April, the Canadian government announced a national awareness campaign and earmarked almost $3.4 million in additional funding to increase Canadian vaccination rates – a...