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How a Canadian medical breakthrough became the world's most expensive drug — and then quickly disappeared
Glybera is one of Canada's great scientific achievements that you have probably never heard about. UBC scientists spent decades developing the world’s first approved gene therapy. It is safe. It could save lives. But it's no longer available anywhere in the world — $1 million per dose was a problem.
50 B.C. chiropractors refuse to remove misleading claims from websites, face possible discipline
Fifty B.C. chiropractors have refused to remove misleading claims from their websites and Facebook pages and are now under investigation by their regulatory body.
Antibiotic resistance a serious health-care threat to Canadians, experts say
Drug-resistant infections are predicted to kill an estimated 2.4 million more people by 2050 in developed countries alone, including Canada.
Doctors' group slams move to allow employers to require doctor's note for minor illnesses
A national doctors' group is raising concerns about the Ontario government's move to allow employers to require workers to provide a doctor's note to explain even minor illnesses, such as the common cold.
London hospital staff call on labour minister to step in on purple armband issue
Crucial for health system, many caregivers are struggling financially and emotionally, report says
Early data suggest no spike in pot-impaired driving after legalization, police say
Veterans Affairs reverses decision, opens beds for Allied war vets
The Testimatic lets doctors check for testicular cancer — without any awkward eye contact
The million dollar drug that patients can't access
Substance use costs $1,000 to $2,600 per person in Canada each year, study says
Juul curbs sales of some e-cigarette flavours, but not in Canada
Bridging the 'genomic divide': Lack of Indigenous DNA data a challenge for researchers
Canada's first successful heart transplant was 50 years ago this week. Here's how it happened
Pharmacies want to give $15 strep throat tests — but pediatricians say they're not accurate enough for kids
Ebola outbreak in Congo expected to last into mid-2019, WHO says
10 people die from illicit drug overdoses every day in Canada, study suggests