Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Avoid romaine lettuce while E. coli outbreak under investigation, Public Health Agency of Canada...

The federal government says there are now as many as 40 cases of E. coli infections linked to contaminated romaine lettuce — and one...

Many transplant patients adhering to 6-month sobriety rule improve to point operation not needed:...

The six-month sobriety rule is just one of many conditions that patients needing liver transplants must meet to be considered for a transplant, according...

Opioid overdoses reducing overall U.S. life expectancy

U.S. deaths from drug overdoses skyrocketed 21 per cent last year, and for the second straight year dragged down how long Americans are expected...

Illicit placenta and stem cell therapies seized from B.C. beauty shop

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Delilah Saunders ‘grateful and outraged’ by struggle to get liver transplant

From her hospital bed in a Toronto transplant unit, Indigenous rights advocate Delilah Saunders says she's both "grateful and outraged" by her experiences since being...

Natural selection in humans is happening more than you think

In an age when humans in industrialized countries have good access to birth control and are seldom eaten by predators, is natural selection still...

Doctor wants to stop ‘sticker shock’ for patients picking up prescriptions

A Toronto family doctor thinks she has a prescription for the nasty surprise many patients experience when they go to the pharmacy and learn...

‘Huge gap’ in Health Canada’s ability to flag imported goods treated with pesticides

Manufacturers are putting pesticides on consumer goods more often, creating a safety gap because Health Canada has traditionally tracked pesticides on foods rather than on...

Opioid deaths in Canada expected to hit 4,000 by end of 2017

At least 1,460 Canadians have died from opioid-related overdoses in the first half of 2017 — a number that's expected to rise, as not...

Marijuana use down among minors, up among older Canadians, StatsCan study finds

More older Canadians, including senior citizens, are using marijuana as fewer minors consume the substance, according to a new study released Monday by Statistics...