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The Ontario College of Physicians released a report in late February that estimates there are more than 32,000 people without a family doctor in the Peterborough area.  more
The indictment reaffirms accusations from state prosecutors that Jon and Carie Hallford gave families dry concrete instead of cremated ashes. more
BCEHS presented Mike Nasr with a Good Samaritan award for his assistance in 2022, and a Vital Link award for his life-saving actions in 2024. more
Protein powder is convenient but depending on your health and lifestyle, it may not be as nutritious as you think. more
Existing research shows alcohol use among women had already begun to skyrocket before the onset of COVID-19. more
The law, which passed with broad bipartisan support, requires most employers to provide "reasonable accommodations" around workers' pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. more
“Sometimes we need to ride that wave.” more
Community advocates and supporters gathered in Richmond for the Drive to Destigmatize event, an event aimed at raising awareness about drug use and the toxic drug crisis. more
The Alberta Dental Association said dentists need further clarity on the new Canadian Dental Care Plan before they sign up to treat patients. more
Okanagan residents between the ages 40 and 80 who are living with COPD are being invited to participate in a research study that may help lead to treatments. more
Eight years after B.C. declared a public health emergency, Premier David Eby says the toxic drug crisis has had a "catastrophic impact" on communities. more
With the unveiling of the 2024 federal budget Tuesday, Canadians may be anxiously awaiting insights into the plans for tackling the strains on the health-care system. more
Confusion remains about the future of retail stores selling magic mushrooms in Vancouver. more
Calgary delays reintroducing fluoride to water supply as a new study show children in non-fluoridated areas suffer from more dental problems. more
Women may want to start stockpiling abortion pills and contraception ahead of a potential Trump re-election in November, activists say. more
The U.K. announced in late March that it will commission an independent study into glare from bright car headlights but it is unclear whether Canada will do the same. more
Between Jan. 1 and April 12, 70 cardiac cases saw surgeries postponed in Vancouver alone due to a shortage of perfusionists, who keep critical operating room equipment working. more
The group did not review information regarding tirzepatide, the medication used in drugs sold as Mounjaro and Zepbound. more
A spike in overdose deaths in the six British Columbia nations that make up the Tsilhqot'in National Government has prompted the chiefs to declare a local state of emergency. more
Your doctor can help pinpoint what's causing the deficiency. more
It's lonely at the top. More entrepreneurs are going on retreats to connect again. more
A conversation TheStreet engaged in with Cuban about weight-loss drugs shifted from Novo Nordisk's Ozempic to something new from Eli Lilly. more
Maintaining a work-life balance is one of the most important things to support one’s mental well-being. Here are the steps that I take to remain focused and keep my mental health… well, healthy. … more
Don’t assume that being the child will give you automatic control over your parent’s financial and health care decisions. It won't. more
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