Health Archive

Health officials urge Vancouver to distribute safe opioids

Health officials have urged Vancouver city council to push forward with new strategies to curb the high

Staff-to-resident abuse in long-term care homes up 148% from 2011

Diana Pepin never expected to capture abuse when she installed a camera in her mother’s room

Scientists seek super-shot for flu 100 years after pandemic

The descriptions are haunting. Some victims felt fine in the morning and were dead by night.

Morning sickness drug Diclectin doesn't work, confidential industry documents reviewed by doctor show

Confidential industry data reveals a morning sickness pill taken by hundreds of thousands of Canadian women

U.K. names minister to tackle 'silent epidemic' of loneliness

British Prime Minister Theresa May has given one of her cabinet ministers the task of coming up

Why your birth year may increase your risk of dying during a flu pandemic

New research suggests people born during a flu pandemic have a higher risk of death during

'Do not eat': Teens warned against taking 'Tide pod challenge'

It’s a warning you wouldn’t think anyone other than a small child would need, but it turns

Family calls for provincial seniors advocate after father lives in long-term care

The family of a man who lived in long-term care in Thunder Bay, Ont., for six

Breastfeeding appears to cut risk of Type 2 diabetes in women

It’s well known that breastfeeding provides many benefits to both mother and child. There’s a growing

Stifling a sneeze can rupture your pharynx, doctors warn

Holding back a sneeze by pinching your nose while keeping your mouth closed may cause physical