Friday, February 9, 2018

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...

New Toronto research hub to focus on developmental disabilities and mental illness

One of Canada's most high-profile mental health treatment centres says it's opening a new research hub that will focus on the needs of people...

‘You could feel it in your veins, like how cold it was’: Using paint...

Sunday February 04, 2018more stories from this episodeAfter being diagnosed with Stage III breast cancer when she was just 24, Lauren Sylliboy...

MPs mum about possibility of national drug plan

On Monday, members of the Standing Committee on Health will privately review the wording of a draft report on pharmacare that is the result of two years of hearings from...

The real story behind the sudden drop in Canada’s drug prices

Hello and happy Saturday! Here's this week's round-up of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news. If you haven't subscribed yet, you can do...

What would a million cigarettes cost? Health Canada wants to know

The federal government is doing a little window-shopping for cigarettes — a million of them. Health Canada recently issued a tender notice asking suppliers what...

Mother’s abortion history may influence her daughter

When mothers had a greater number of abortions, their daughters' likelihood of having one or more went up as well. (Ng Han Guan/Associated Press)A...

Moncton pharmacist fined for drug-dispensing mistake that led to patient’s death

A Moncton pharmacist has been fined and reprimanded by the New Brunswick College of Pharmacists after someone on his staff made a dispensing error that...

Time limit for stroke patients to have clot-removal procedure to be extended

Dr. Ayman Hassan still thinks about his past stroke patients who have been left with disabilities, wondering if more time to get them a specialized...

New stroke guidelines mean more patients could get life-changing treatment

Dr. Ayman Hassan still thinks about his past stroke patients who have been left with disabilities, wondering if more time to get them a specialized...

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