Health Archive

Debate brews over ruling that sends Kitchener, Ont. nurse back to work after stealing drugs

A Kitchener, Ont., nurse who was fired after she admitted she stole and used opioids from

Family blames understaffing at care home for elderly woman's broken hip

Margaret Holwell had just returned to Cartwright when she found out her mother had fallen at her

Lawsuits ramp up pressure on family that owns opioid company

The legal pressure on the prominent family behind the company that makes OxyContin, the prescription painkiller

UN health chief orders probe into misconduct

The head of the World Health Organization has ordered an internal investigation into allegations the U.N.

Naturopaths still making 'unacceptable' number of dubious claims face minimum $500 fines

B.C.'s naturopathic college is promising immediate action against practitioners who make false claims and spread anti-vaccination

Yellow carbon monoxide monitors 'worth their weight in gold' to B.C. paramedics

They're about the size of a deck of cards, usually mustard yellow against a B.C. paramedic's

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,

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,

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

'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