Health Archive

Event billed as ‘national pharmacare forum’ dominated by groups opposed to universal drug plan

This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, a weekly roundup of eclectic and under-the-radar health and

‘We’re just like everybody else’: New play tackles misconceptions about disabilities, love and sex

Talking sex and romance can be cringe-worthy for parents and their adult children — the stuff of many

‘Stem cell’ therapies offered at private clinics need to be approved as drugs, Health Canada says

This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, a weekly roundup of eclectic and under-the-radar health and

Legal in Canada, but barriers to abortion remain, advocates say

While abortion remains legal in Canada, some abortion rights advocates say women continue to face hurdles in

Call Info-Santé before inundating clinics over fear of measles, Montreal specialist says

Yes, Montrealers, measles is in town, but don’t panic. Unless it’s a medical emergency, call Info-Santé before showing

N.S. village plans to open a medical clinic co-operative, with a monthly fee for care

An Annapolis Valley community is trying a new approach to connect residents with medical services, but not everyone

Why doctors now warn against routinely treating mild thyroid issues

The most prescribed drug in Canada is a pill for underactive thyroid. Now, an international panel

Opioid crisis spreads beyond Canada and U.S. to Europe, OECD says

Opioid use has reached crisis proportions not only in the United States but also in Canada

‘Basically rotting alive:’ Family shocked by massive bedsore threatening man’s life

For months Linda Moss and her two sisters took shifts watching over their father in hospital, but

Health Canada approves injectable hydromorphone to treat opioid addiction

Health Canada has approved injectable hydromorphone — a drug commonly used to manage pain — to treat patients with