TORONTO – Almost one in every two Canadians is expected to be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime and one in four Canadians will die from the disease, a new report by the Canadian Cancer Society predicts.
CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. – Police in P.E.I. are warning people about fake prescription drugs containing "extremely dangerous" fentanyl.
VANCOUVER – Drug users are the solution to addressing overdose deaths and providing services to people before they die alone, says a woman who attended a meeting of health professionals in Vancouver trying to develop new strategies to deal with a growing crisis in B.C.
OTTAWA – New data suggests almost 2,500 Canadians died from opioid-related overdoses in 2016 – deaths that federal Health Minister Jane Philpott says were preventable.
WINNIPEG – The Manitoba government has implemented a new funding formula that will see subsidies for chiropractic services cut by $4.8 million. This is part of the province's efforts to get back more than $250 million from health care alone.
A Canadian Red Cross official says he sympathizes with a Manitoba postal worker who refused to perform CPR on a woman he feared might have overdosed on fentanyl.
EDMONTON – Alberta Health says 113 people died from an accidental overdose of fentanyl in the first three months of 2017.
VANCOUVER – Long wait times for surgery and medical treatment cost Canadians $1.7 billion – or $1,759 per patient – in lost wages and time last year, according to a new study by the Fraser Institute, a public policy think-tank.
REGINA - Close to 300 people gathered outside the Saskatchewan legislature on Friday to call for more mental health supports in the province.
Arlington, Va. – A new bill in the U.S. House of Representatives would improve the quality of America's health-care infrastructure by further integrating doctors of chiropractic (DCs) through the nation's official delivery and research networks, according to the American Chiropractic Association (ACA).
VANCOUVER, B.C. – Canadians are increasingly utilizing complementary and alternative medicine – such as chiropractic care, massage therapy, yoga and acupuncture – and they're using them more frequently, finds a new survey by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.
VANCOUVER – Mayors from 13 cities across Canada are calling for a national standard on the collection and sharing of data on overdose deaths along with medical treatment for addiction.
A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) adds to a growing body of recent research supporting the use of spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) as a first line treatment for acute low back pain, according to the American Chiropractic Association (ACA).
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