CALGARY – The Alberta government says it is opening more detox beds and adding new treatment programs to help people addicted to opioids such as fentanyl.
FREDERICTON _ New Brunswick's premier says his province is ideally suited for a pilot project on how to manage an aging population.
At least 2,816 Canadians died from opioid-related causes in 2016 and that number "will almost certainly" surpass 3,000 in 2017, the country's chief public health officer predicted Thursday, as officials outlined the growing scope of the epidemic.
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.
REGINA – Health officials in southeastern Saskatchewan say mosquitoes have tested positive for West Nile virus.
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