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Oregon has walked back key parts of its decriminalization pilot program, but some advocates say the program was never given a chance to succeed. more
It doesn’t take much to breed bacteria in your oft-used water bottle. more
Previous research suggests people with subjective cognitive decline are 2.5 times more likely to develop dementia. more
When Laura Wright told her school’s principal about her first pregnancy, he replied, “you didn’t plan that too smart.” more
Health Canada is changing its screening criteria for sperm donors, removing previous questions directed at some gay and bisexual men. more
This is what could happen next to Johnson & Johnson shares. more
You do not have to be a psychology expert to know that finances affect people's feelings. Every person who has been through challenging financial situations knows first-hand how mentally draining … more
In 2020, Oregon voters approved Measure 110, which replaced drug possession charges with a $100 citation that could be avoided by calling a state-funded hotline seeking treatment. more
Avian flu is caused by influenza viruses that spread among wild aquatic birds and can infect domestic poultry and other animal species. more
The first patient in Manitoba to undergo a revolutionary type of cancer treatment is sharing her story. more
Healthy eating was the activity most positively associated with survey respondents’ brain health, followed by leisure activities and time with friends. more
According to a report released Wednesday, there were 89.6 per cent of Canadian children and youth aged five to 17 in 2019 who visited a dental professional within 12 months. more
Quebec is changing its controversial plan to build two mini private hospitals. Instead of providing services to a wider public, the latest plan is to focus on services for seniors. more
DoorDash food delivery worker Meraj Ahmed and another delivery worker both suffered knife wounds in the attack on Boxing Day in the Olympic Village. more
The Ontario College of Physicians released a report in late February that estimates there are more than 32,000 people without a family doctor in the Peterborough area.  more
The indictment reaffirms accusations from state prosecutors that Jon and Carie Hallford gave families dry concrete instead of cremated ashes. more
BCEHS presented Mike Nasr with a Good Samaritan award for his assistance in 2022, and a Vital Link award for his life-saving actions in 2024. more
Protein powder is convenient but depending on your health and lifestyle, it may not be as nutritious as you think. more
Existing research shows alcohol use among women had already begun to skyrocket before the onset of COVID-19. more
The law, which passed with broad bipartisan support, requires most employers to provide "reasonable accommodations" around workers' pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. more
“Sometimes we need to ride that wave.” more
Community advocates and supporters gathered in Richmond for the Drive to Destigmatize event, an event aimed at raising awareness about drug use and the toxic drug crisis. more
The Alberta Dental Association said dentists need further clarity on the new Canadian Dental Care Plan before they sign up to treat patients. more
Okanagan residents between the ages 40 and 80 who are living with COPD are being invited to participate in a research study that may help lead to treatments. more
Eight years after B.C. declared a public health emergency, Premier David Eby says the toxic drug crisis has had a "catastrophic impact" on communities. more
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