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State of crisis declared in 2 Sask. First Nations following youth suicides

The Lac La Ronge Indian Band and the Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation have declared a state of crisis following the suicide of four youths this month. 412 more words


Overhauling Natural Health Product Regulations in Canada

Writer: Teresa Madaleno

It is believed that anywhere from 30 to 40 percent of Canadians use natural health products on a regular basis. A few years ago an Ipsos poll showed that about 36 percent take supplements. 404 more words

Teresa Madaleno

Fourth suicide involving young girl in northern Saskatchewan rocks communities

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the recent rash of suicides in northern Saskatchewan is a tragedy.

Speaking to reporters in Ottawa on Wednesday, Trudeau said it’s all too common for young indigenous people to take their own lives. 536 more words


Possible metal shavings in meat prompt recall at Port McNeill IGA

The possible presence of metal shavings in meat and meat products has prompted a recall at the Port McNeill IGA.

Health Canada is warning consumers should not eat the following recalled products, sold at the IGA located at 1705 Campbell Way in Port McNeill. 128 more words


B.C. doctors oppose Health Canada over dispensing abortion pill

The B.C. College of Physicians and Surgeons is going against Health Canada guidelines to allow pharmacists in this province to dispense an abortion pill.

Currently, Health Canada recommends that only doctors dispense abortion pills but the College of Physicians and the College of Pharmacists in B.C. 111 more words


Changes to Natural Health Products

By Glauce Fleury

I’ve been treating health issues with homeopathy since 2002. Back then, I knew about it as a health reporter, not as a patient. 535 more words


Health Canada recalls St. Jude defibrillators over faulty battery after 2 deaths

Health Canada is recalling several pacemakers built by St. Jude Medical after the company warned doctors and patients about a battery defect.

The batteries of the devices could die earlier than expected, Health Canada warned, with no warning. 128 more words