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China WHO chief says new bird flu was expected to spread after 1st case reported in Beijing

BEIJING, China – A World Health Organization official said Sunday that it wasn’t surprising that a new strain of bird flu has spread to China’s capital after sickening dozens in the eastern part of the country. Up until Saturday...

 

Aglukkaq fought against dues after pulling Canada out of health group

Seven months after Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq pulled Canada out of an international health group that it helped found, she fought back against claims that Canada should pay membership dues. Ms. Aglukkaq aborted Canada’s membership in...

 

Pharmacy expert to lead review after diluted chemo drugs fiasco

Pharmacy expert to lead review after diluted chemo drugs fiasco

A pharmacy expert will lead an independent review after nearly 1,200 patients at five hospitals, including four in Ontario, received diluted chemotherapy drugs during their cancer treatments, the provincial government says. Dr. Jake Thiessen,...

 

How deadly is the new strain of bird flu? Scientists scramble to evaluate public health risk after fourth death

Four years to the month after H1N1 swine flu marched into the global consciousness, a new avian virus, an H7N9, came out of nowhere to demand attention when it infected and killed people in China. Scientists have been scrambling to understand...

 

MS patient ‘punished’ after controversial treatment

A Dartmouth woman with Multiple Sclerosis claims she is being denied a check-up with a vein specialist in Nova Scotia after undergoing a controversial treatment in Europe. CBC | Health News

 

Senior left without promised home care after painful surgery: a too-common story

Senior left without promised home care after painful surgery: a too-common story

When Evelyn Tenenbaum was discharged from hospital after back surgery, she assumed she would get home care. After all, her neurosurgeon had assured her she would, and that’s what her discharge papers from Sunnybrook Health Science Centre called...

 

Health Canada warns against use of drug Sensipar in children after US death

Symptoms of hypocalcemia — low blood calcium — include convulsions, irregular heartbeat, involuntary contraction of muscles and numbness in the hands, feet, mouth and lips. Health Canada says health-care professionals should carefully...

 

Recommendations for Canadian public health policy after H1N1

Comprehensive study of decision-making during H1N1 in Canada is now published TORONTO, March 1, 2013 /CNW/ – A comprehensive study of how decision-makers set public health policy during the p… CNW Group – Healthcare Facility...

 

Steve Morgan: Canadians Are Over-Paying for Pharmaceuticals Year After Year

When the topic of universal drug coverage comes up in this country, the debate often runs aground on the question of cost. In an environment of government austerity, few seem willing to embrace the idea of a new, national government program. But...

 

Eli Lilly CEO warns Canadian court rulings put jobs at risk

Eli Lilly CEO warns Canadian court rulings put jobs at risk

The head of U.S. drug giant Eli Lilly and Co. warns that recent Canadian court rulings favouring generic drug producers are driving his company, and the research and development jobs it provides, right out of the country… Globe and Mail

 

Video: Cola overdose: Woman dies after drinking 10 litres per day

A New Zealand coroner has ruled a woman's death could partially be attributed to the fact that she drank 10 litres of Coca-cola every day. globeandmail – Health & Fitness

 

Care of seniors suffering six months after health-care staff locked out, union … – Calgary Herald

Care of seniors suffering six months after health-care staff locked out, union … Calgary Herald Health-care staff picket outside the Monterey Place, Triple A Living Communities seniors facility in the northeast to mark the six-month...

 

Care of seniors suffering six months after health-care staff locked out, union … – Calgary Herald

Care of seniors suffering six months after health-care staff locked out, union … – Calgary Herald

Care of seniors suffering six months after health-care staff locked out, union … Calgary Herald Health-care staff picket outside the Monterey Place, Triple A Living Communities seniors facility in the northeast to mark the six-month...

 

First Nations Health Authority closer to reality after feds, BC sign on to … – The Province

First Nations Health Authority closer to reality after feds, BC sign on to … – The Province

First Nations Health Authority closer to reality after feds, BC sign on to … The Province The First Nations Health Authority is one step closer to becoming reality after the signing of a partnership agreement between the First Nations...

 

Mental health issues after cardiac arrest: Study this

Cardiac arrest and PSTD, global lifespans and confusing medication guides. thestar.com – Living