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Unequal pay, inadequate child care options, and workplace bias are just some of the challenges women face. more
There are growing calls to start screening earlier for colorectal cancer in Canada and some provinces are considering it amid an 'alarming' increase in cases among young adults. more
Bedbugs might be the big news story, but they're not the biggest threat to the continued success of the Las Vegas Strip. more
Alberta intends to opt out of the proposed national pharmacare plan. more
Seeking prompt diagnosis at a walk-in clinic can be a benefit for patients, but this convenience can come at a cost for their primary physician. more
While the overall connection between oral health and overall health is well documented, it’s not generally discussed at well or dental visits. more
The program is looking for extra volunteers, but for now, staff are hoping to make it a monthly event and bring twinkles to the eyes of residents. more
Manitoba Possible, a non-profit organization for people with disabilities, is expanding its wheelchair program with $288,000 in new provincial funding. more
Most people who aren’t protected by a vaccine will get measles if they’re exposed to the virus. more
My waitressing job as a recent college grad became my social life and is where I met my now husband. I never expected to fall for a coworker. more
Williams, 59, was diagnosed with the most common form of dementia among adults 45-64. more
New research, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, offers a timeline for brain abnormalities more
The pioneering company was once a market leader and a brand everyone knew, but it faces a bleak future if it does not find a buyer. more
Data from Medimap, which tracks wait times at clinics across the province, showed that the average wait in B.C. was 93 minutes in 2023. more
The rapid rise in fatal drug overdoses spurred a Nanaimo advocacy group, the Nanaimo Area Public Safety Association, to conduct a report on the crisis. more
Roy Jakobs, CEO of Royal Philips, joined TheStreet to discuss the intersection of AI and healthcare, and how Phillips is positioning itself to navigate the AI revolution. more
On Wednesday, the University of Alabama Birmingham hospital paused in vitro fertilization treatments while it considers the ruling's significance. more
An advocacy group is accusing province of deliberately underfunding health care in the province. A government spokesperson said the group was "ideologically opposed" to them. more
Peterborough Family Health Team has increased the number of available appointments at its sites on King Street in Peterborough and on Strickland Street in Lakefield. more
After a year of not having a smartphone, I'm going back. It was impractical to be disconnected from the world even if it improved my health and mood. more
Diane Moffatt has been at the Royal Jubilee Hospital since Dec. 27, receiving treatment for a urinary tract infection. She also lives with Alzheimer's disease.  more
A McMaster University study suggests an additional 6,800 PSWs will be needed in the years ahead to maintain current levels of home care. more
Alberta NDP finance critics Shannon Phillips and Samir Kayande say the UCP is not getting the job done. The government is set to announce the budget on Feb. 29. more
Ontario's chief medical officer of health is warning public health agencies to be prepared and roll out vaccinations after two cases of measles were reported in the province. more
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