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Neurology patient desperate for medical records 1 year after doctor loses licence
Neurology patient desperate for medical records 1 year after doctor loses licence
How Canada's broken disability support system is needlessly costing millions, harming mental health
How Canada's broken disability support system is needlessly costing millions, harming mental health
'It's a constant battle': Nearly 40% of Canadians experience racism in the workplace, survey reveals
'It's a constant battle': Nearly 40% of Canadians experience racism in the workplace, survey reveals
U.S. territory of American Samoa to begin mass measles vaccination this week
U.S. territory of American Samoa to begin mass measles vaccination this week
Pete Frates, ALS patient who helped create ice bucket challenge, dead at 34
Pete Frates, ALS patient who helped create ice bucket challenge, dead at 34
Rural doctors worry proposed changes could lead to 'brain drain'
Rural doctors worry proposed changes could lead to 'brain drain'
Fresh Express brand Sunflower Crisp Chopped Kit recalled due to E. coli
Fresh Express brand Sunflower Crisp Chopped Kit recalled due to E. coli
'It's just like a chess game': Glut of patients awaiting more appropriate care costs Ottawa hospitals millions
'It's just like a chess game': Glut of patients awaiting more appropriate care costs Ottawa hospitals millions
Brain injury from domestic abuse a 'public health crisis,' says B.C. researcher
Brain injury from domestic abuse a 'public health crisis,' says B.C. researcher
Phone line created for patients to report sexual complaints against doctors
Phone line created for patients to report sexual complaints against doctors
'A really positive thing': Wider prescription range for pharmacists applauded
'A really positive thing': Wider prescription range for pharmacists applauded
Singh calls for government funding to maintain N.B.'s only abortion clinic
Singh calls for government funding to maintain N.B.'s only abortion clinic
Singh calls for funding to maintain N.B.'s only privately funded abortion clinic
Singh calls for funding to maintain N.B.'s only privately funded abortion clinic
Ottawa Health Team model will improve patient care, minister pledges
Ottawa Health Team model will improve patient care, minister pledges
Dogs may be smarter than we think — and can benefit our health in ways we don't realize
Dogs may be smarter than we think — and can benefit our health in ways we don't realize
How students are making hospital intensive care units less intense for patients and their families
How students are making hospital intensive care units less intense for patients and their families
These THC vape brands were most commonly linked to hospitalizations, CDC says
These THC vape brands were most commonly linked to hospitalizations, CDC says
Regulators in Canada, Europe and U.S. probe diabetes drug metformin for carcinogen NDMA
Regulators in Canada, Europe and U.S. probe diabetes drug metformin for carcinogen NDMA
Measha Brueggergosman returns to the stage with 'so much to live for' after heart surgery
Measha Brueggergosman returns to the stage with 'so much to live for' after heart surgery
Newcomers say they're left in limbo by 'unfair' changes to Manitoba health card requirements
Newcomers say they're left in limbo by 'unfair' changes to Manitoba health card requirements
Vaping-related illnesses rise in Canada and U.S.
Vaping-related illnesses rise in Canada and U.S.
Violence against health workers complicating measles outbreak in Ebola-ravaged Congo
Violence against health workers complicating measles outbreak in Ebola-ravaged Congo
Drug deaths are down, but thousands are still overdosing in B.C, coroner says
Drug deaths are down, but thousands are still overdosing in B.C, coroner says
Hospital in Spain saves British hiker after 6-hour cardiac arrest
Hospital in Spain saves British hiker after 6-hour cardiac arrest
Tufts University cuts ties with Purdue Pharma's Sackler family over opioid crisis
Tufts University cuts ties with Purdue Pharma's Sackler family over opioid crisis
'We're backsliding': Surge in measles cases reported globally
'We're backsliding': Surge in measles cases reported globally
Nova Scotia to become first province to ban sale of flavoured e-cigarettes and juices
Nova Scotia to become first province to ban sale of flavoured e-cigarettes and juices
Health risk warnings ignored as B.C. moves to permanent daylight time, researchers say
Health risk warnings ignored as B.C. moves to permanent daylight time, researchers say
'It is not harmless:' Dentists voice concern over vaping
'It is not harmless:' Dentists voice concern over vaping
Canadian stats on impaired driving deaths incomplete, years out of date
Canadian stats on impaired driving deaths incomplete, years out of date
Organ transplants increase in Canada as wait lists grow longer, report shows
Organ transplants increase in Canada as wait lists grow longer, report shows
Injured B.C. woman told to call 911 to get from hospital parking lot to emergency door
Injured B.C. woman told to call 911 to get from hospital parking lot to emergency door
'We have hope': Ottawa pledges to support First Nations suicide prevention strategies
'We have hope': Ottawa pledges to support First Nations suicide prevention strategies
Former SickKids Motherisk website now directs to cannabis blog, hospital says
Former SickKids Motherisk website now directs to cannabis blog, hospital says
Former SickKids Motherisk website now directs to cannabis blog
Former SickKids Motherisk website now directs to cannabis blog
Nearly 70,000 patients harmed in Ontario's hospitals each year: Auditor
Nearly 70,000 patients harmed in Ontario's hospitals each year: Auditor
Is vaping safe? Should I avoid secondhand vapour? We're taking your questions about vaping
Is vaping safe? Should I avoid secondhand vapour? We're taking your questions about vaping
Is vaping better than smoking? Is secondhand vapour harmful? We're taking your questions about vaping
Is vaping better than smoking? Is secondhand vapour harmful? We're taking your questions about vaping
No cannabis vaping products, bigger cut of sales for retailers: N.L. government
No cannabis vaping products, bigger cut of sales for retailers: N.L. government
President's Choice brand coleslaw recalled due to possible salmonella
President's Choice brand coleslaw recalled due to possible salmonella
Half of homeless people have experienced traumatic brain injuries, new UBC study suggests
Half of homeless people have experienced traumatic brain injuries, new UBC study suggests
Cuts to Alberta health-care system trigger privatization, safety fears
Cuts to Alberta health-care system trigger privatization, safety fears
Moving Benadryl behind counter won't resolve safety concerns: pharmacists
Moving Benadryl behind counter won't resolve safety concerns: pharmacists
Meet 3 British Columbians shattering stereotypes about their disabilities
Meet 3 British Columbians shattering stereotypes about their disabilities
Adults in the N.W.T. can soon get diagnosed at a new FASD clinic
Adults in the N.W.T. can soon get diagnosed at a new FASD clinic
'We are losing nurses. We are losing beds': Why health-care funding is sparking so much U.K. election debate
'We are losing nurses. We are losing beds': Why health-care funding is sparking so much U.K. election debate
'Are they safe to inhale?': Vaping liquids in Canada contain potentially harmful chemicals, tests show
'Are they safe to inhale?': Vaping liquids in Canada contain potentially harmful chemicals, tests show
'A man of his word': Retired RCMP sergeant shows up every week for man with autism
'A man of his word': Retired RCMP sergeant shows up every week for man with autism
Case of whooping cough in Iqaluit confirmed by Nunavut Health Department
Case of whooping cough in Iqaluit confirmed by Nunavut Health Department
It may be possible to 'alter' memories of heartbreak so they hurt less, research finds
It may be possible to 'alter' memories of heartbreak so they hurt less, research finds
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