Thursday, October 18, 2018

Improving access to mental health counselling a priority at UBC

When over 45,000 students start another semester of classes at the University of British Columbia next month, they'll be given information to help them...

Greek Salad in Jars

Grab-and-go Greek salads in jars! Mild and smooth California black ripe olives are the stars – they'll hold up to a few hours in...

Why athletes’ concussion MRIs ‘not all doom and gloom’

Varsity athletes who are medically cleared to return to play after a concussion show changes — but not impairments — in their brain structure and...

Antimalarial drug mefloquine drove her husband ‘to madness,’ Sask. woman says

The pictures are haunting: A Canadian Airborne soldier holds a wounded Somali teenager at gunpoint. The teen is bloodied and beaten. He died soon after the...

Safety and oversight questions emerge over placenta capsules

Health professionals are warning new moms that consuming placenta capsules can carry health risks, and there's a lack of oversight in how they're made. While there...

Dirty needles in the playground: St. John’s drug dangers move into the schoolyard

In the corner of a schoolyard in downtown St. John's, a mother teaches her son a lesson he should never have to learn. "This is what a...

Doctors must help remedy opioid crisis in Canada, CMA meeting hears

Canada's opioid epidemic isn't a single crisis but a complex set of overlapping crises that will take multiple strategies to solve, a panel of experts...

Salisbury Steak with Mushroom Gravy

1 Make the beef patties: In a mixing bowl, use your hands to mix together the ground beef, breadcrumbs, egg, salt, and pepper. Divide the...

Conditions creating ‘perfect storm’ for West Nile outbreak in Ontario, says expert

A West Nile "epidemic" that could see more than 330 human cases in Ontario is imminent, according to a report released by researchers at...

Toronto harm reduction workers hope drug testing strips can help prevent fentanyl overdoses

At the overdose prevention site in Moss Park, harm reduction workers will soon have another tool to help drug users avoid fatal overdoses —...