VANCOUVER – British Columbia has established a command centre to provide a co-ordinated response to the overdose crisis, using expertise from some of the public health experts who worked to stem the spread of HIV in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside.
WASHINGTON – U.S. health authorities announced plans Thursday to crack down on doctors pushing stem cell procedures that pose the gravest risks to patients amid an effort to police a burgeoning medical field that previously has received little oversight.
EDMONTON – It's cannabis day today at the meeting of federal, provincial and territorial health ministers in Edmonton.
OTTAWA – The Canadian Institutes for Health Research has concluded new national guidelines for prescribing opioids were based on sound scientific evidence, despite a conflict of interest between one of the doctors who created them and pharmaceutical companies that make the addictive drugs.
VANCOUVER – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has closed the door on decriminalizing illicit drugs to combat a national overdose crisis but British Columbia's addictions minister says unprecedented deaths are a "wake-up call" to reconsider that stance.
A large Canadian study has found that contrary to popular belief, a diet that contains a moderate amount of fat is linked to a reduced risk of premature death compared to the much-touted low-fat diet.
Arlington, Va. – The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) has released a list of five tests and procedures commonly ordered but not always necessary in chiropractic care. The list is part of the Choosing Wisely campaign, an initiative of the ABIM Foundation and Consumer Reports, which encourages conversations between patients and their clinicians about what care is really necessary and appropriate.
VANCOUVER – British Columbia's coroners' service says 111 people died of illicit overdose deaths in the province in June, the lowest monthly death toll so far this year.
A rash of drug overdose deaths in Toronto was called unusual by police on the weekend and it generated the kind of publicity all too familiar to residents in Vancouver, which has been grappling with a crisis for years.
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