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Inside a Fredericton opioid program, where dozens of people 'are getting their lives back'
River Stone Recovery Centre in downtown Fredericton opened in July 2020 and started their injectable opioid agonist treatment program in October of that year. According to an internal survey, 90 per cent of patients in treatment for more than six months found positive changes in their lives because of the program.
U.S. FDA approves bivalent COVID-19 vaccines for kids as young as 6 months old
The U.S. health regulator has authorized COVID-19 shots from Moderna and Pfizer and its partner BioNTech that target both the original coronavirus and Omicron sub-variants for use in children as young as six months of age.
What is stiff-person syndrome?
A rare neurological disorder that affects about one or two people per million is in the spotlight in the wake of an emotional social media post by pop star Céline Dion, who described her challenges with stiff-person syndrome.
Ontario pharmacists get green light to prescribe COVID-19 treatment Paxlovid
Starting next week pharmacists in Ontario will be able to prescribe the antiviral drug Paxlovid as a treatment for COVID-19, the health minister said Thursday.
Quebec labour shortage creates headaches for people who need adapted vehicles
Heads up, Canada: Colorado wants your drugs
Coroner's office investigates 'sudden and unexpected' death of child at Ajax, Ont. hospital
B.C. records at least 5 influenza deaths in children in November as doctors warn of surging cases
Mother of Sask. woman who died after bug bite infection calls for increased services for homeless
Quebec class action alleging Fortnite is addictive will go ahead, judge rules
Public health unit in Southwestern Ontario refers pregnant women to clinic with anti-abortion ties
83-year-old Albertan dies after walking out of long-term care facility and into the cold
WHO partners with Vancouver tech company to help doctors prescribe the right antibiotic drugs
School attendance plummets as illnesses sweep N.S. classrooms
Nunavut patients in Ottawa treated to NHL game
Alberta government sources children's pain medication to ease supply woes
TDSB providing only 'half measures' to protect at-risk 4-year-old with diabetes, mom says
B.C. martial artists fight to reduce concussion risk for combat athletes
China announces rollback of strict anti-COVID-19 measures that sparked historic protests
Food agency needs new leadership and culture, U.S. panel recommends
Judge tears apart health authority's case claiming nightclub flouted COVID-19 restrictions