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Improving the quality and availability of food could help reduce mental health issues among Indigenous populations in Canada, say researchers who analyzed survey responses from 14,000 Indigenous adults.
Patients, plastic surgeons, makers of breast implants, regulators and Health Canada officials participate in two-day meeting hosted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
More than 600 Ontarians died from opioid overdoses in the first six months of last year, new numbers reveal, as overdose prevention sites await word on whether they can continue to operate in the province beyond Sunday.
The total is now 1,009 cases, Congo's health ministry says.
Researchers hoped health data would be treated as personal and sensitive. They were disappointed to find the sharing going on was really "business as usual."
A civil trial is set to begin this week for two doctors accused of ignoring an elderly man's wishes to stay alive and allegedly imposing a "do not resuscitate" order without consulting him or his substitute decision-maker.
A group of doctors from the U.K. has started mentoring those who are also considering a big move abroad through a private Facebook group. Those doctors are filling gaps in the transition process that one physician says would have made a big difference during his relocation to Bedford from Hastings, England, six months ago.
An Ottawa woman who lost both her legs and one of her arms after a dog bite sent her into septic shock says a new foundation designed to spread awareness about sepsis and connect survivors will save lives.
Federal government responds to petition to ban conversion therapies with statement saying they are 'immoral, painful, and do not reflect the values of our government or those of Canadians,' but adding that their governance is largely a provincial and territorial issue.
An Ottawa family says the changes coming to OHIP+ will put a "huge financial strain" on their budget.
The Supreme Court of British Columbia has denied a doctor's freedom-of-information request to access his colleagues' anonymous reviews of his practice. One expert says the decision undermines provincial laws.
U.S. Food and Drug Administration takes another look at breast implants because of renewed safety concerns over a type of lymphoma.
A Bridgewater man says the government needs to fix the 'failed mental health system' in Nova Scotia after his 20-year-old son was told it would take months to access mental health services.
As Red Deer continues to fight a growing addictions problem, new numbers show the Alberta city continues to have the highest fentanyl overdose death rates in the province.
The Ebola virus disease outbreak in two provinces in Congo has recently shown an increase in the number of cases reported by week.
A B.C. naturopath with a history of discipline over actions connected to illegal cannabis sales has been ordered to pay $25,000 for practising without a valid licence.
It's difficult to find any statistics on it, but Canadians have likely encountered the "one issue per visit" rule in a doctor's office or know of someone who has.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has announced the recall of Janes brand pub style chicken nuggets because they could be contaminated with salmonella.
The Ministry of Health is rolling out an immunization program in schools beginning in April to help B.C. families ensure their children are protected from measles.
When a mother took her son to a doctor's appointment recently, she noticed a message in the waiting room. 'For your safety and ours, please limit the discussion with your provider to one issue per visit.' Her tweet about it sparked a debate about a longstanding issue in the health-care system.
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