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Doctors ‘gun shy’ to prescribe opioids to patients in pain, say experts

A Windsor, Ont., woman says her family doctor has retired and now she can't find a doctor to renew her opioid prescriptions.

Doctors ‘gun shy’ to prescribe opioids to patients in pain, say experts

A Windsor, Ont., woman says her family doctor has retired and now she can't find a doctor to renew her opioid prescriptions.

Alcohol responsible for more hospital admissions than heart attacks last year: report

There were more hospital admissions in Canada last year for alcohol-related conditions than for heart attacks.

Alcohol responsible for more hospital admissions than heart attacks last year: report

There were more hospital admissions in Canada last year for alcohol-related conditions than for heart attacks.

Coconut oil health claims not all they’re cracked up to be, says report

If you’ve been stirring coconut oil into your coffee or cooking with it every day, a Calgary nutritionist says you should heed a new warning by the American Heart Association.

Canada’s pharma companies disclose payments to doctors for 1st time

Canadians can now take a peek at the amount of money pharmaceutical companies pay doctors. But the data does not provide information about individual doctors or details about why the money...

Children’s weight, physical activity linked to parents: report

The more active you are, the more active your kids will be, thereby reducing their chances of becoming overweight or obese and developing related health conditions.

U.S. Supreme Court ruling may hurt claims of talc link to cancer

Juries have awarded more than $300 million US to women who claimed they got ovarian cancer from using talcum powder. Those decisions, and future cases, could be moot due to a...

Vaccines can be blamed for illnesses without proof: EU court

​The European Union's highest court ruled Wednesday that courts can consider whether a vaccination led to someone developing an illness even when there is no scientific proof.

More Robin Hood products added to Canada’s E. coli flour recall

Canada is getting hit with more four recalls following an E. coli outbreak. In the latest, Robin Hood-brand Super Keynote Strong Bakers Flour and Italian Style Flour are being recalled due...

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