Friday, January 18, 2019

U.S. doctors have a new opioid addiction treatment in their arsenal — it could...

It wasn't until her heroin addiction landed her inside a jail cell that Lauren Biggerstaff decided to make a change in her life. "I really didn't...

Health officials eye injectable addiction treatment that could ‘turn the tide of the opioid...

It wasn't until her heroin addiction landed her inside a jail cell that Lauren Biggerstaff decided to make a change in her life. "I really didn't...

Low chance but high risk — Zika virus still a threat to travellers

The Zika virus should remain a concern for some Canadians planning winter vacations in sunny climes, doctors say. Public health officials are reminding travellers to...

Next on Ford’s chopping block: regional health care agencies called LHINs

In what would be its first major move to restructure Ontario's health system, the Doug Ford government is considering a sharp cut to the...

RCMP say Canadian actress and nephew ‘considered missing’ from Kamloops since Sunday

Kamloops RCMP are asking for the public's assistance locating a six-year-old boy and his 28-year-old aunt, actress Roseanne Supernault. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/canadian-actress-nephew-missing-1.4981322?cmp=rss

Less beef, more beans. Experts say world needs a new diet

A hamburger a week, but no more — that's about as much red meat people should eat to do what's best for their health snd the...

B.C. health official questions value of handing out free naloxone nasal spray

A pharmaceutical company was handing out free samples of their naloxone nasal spray at a Surrey, B.C., SkyTrain station on Wednesday — but health...

YouTube bans videos that involve dangerous pranks after risky ‘Bird Box Challenge’ sweeps internet

People fell down stairs and even crashed cars as part of the challenge, based on the Sandra Bullock film https://www.cbc.ca/radio/q/blog/youtube-bans-videos-that-involve-dangerous-pranks-after-risky-bird-box-challenge-sweeps-internet-1.4980332?cmp=rss

‘They’ll talk to my wife. But I’m right there,’ says man living with dementia

An expert panel has released a report outlining the best ways to tackle the growing incidence of Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia among Canadians...

Rihanna sues father over use of their surname for business

Rihanna, whose full name is Robyn Rihanna Fenty, is suing her father and his partner for trademark violations and falsely suggesting their...