Canada. Health news

Health

If drug users overdose on substances containing fentanyl or other opioids like heroin, methadone and morphine, naloxone can reverse overdose effects. The medication does not work for other drugs like speed, PCP and ketamine. Naloxone can be obtained in B.C. without a prescription. Schools that have students who may be at high risk for overdosing have…
05.30 / 00:51
www.canada.com
COLD LAKE, Alta. - A company that operates long-term care homes for seniors in northeastern Alberta says it's firing current nursing care employees and going with a private contractor rather…
In my practice, both in the west and abroad, I have worked with patients who have experienced significant traumatic events such as the mass displacement and disruption caused by war as well as personal suffering from abuse and neglect. Working to understand their trauma, I have referred to texts and treatises from current medical leaders […] The post How Meditation Helps Overcome Trauma appeared first on…
05.30 / 00:01
culturemagazin.com
If you've planted yourself on the couch for since Christmas, here's how to start getting into the habit of exercising and establishing a fitness routine that you'll stick…
05.29 / 23:08
divine.ca
Ready to party this summer? Consider these drinks to avoid gaining…
05.29 / 22:05
globalnews.ca
OTTAWA - An editorial in the latest Canadian Medical Association Journal says the Trudeau government's plan to legalize marijuana will put young people at risk by setting 18 as the…
NEW YORK — It would be easy to brush off fitness guru Taryn Toomey’s The Class as another hippie trend, but you’d miss the magic. (She sprinkled crushed crystals underneath the studio floors, which she says is designed to draw out energ…
05.29 / 19:40
www.edmontonsun.com
NEW YORK — It would be easy to brush off fitness guru Taryn Toomey’s The Class as another hippie trend, but you’d miss the magic. (She sprinkled crushed crystals underneath the studio floors, which she says is designed to draw out energ…
05.29 / 18:59
www.chathamdailynews.ca
Dads don't treat daughters and sons the same way, according to a new study. Here's how they act differently around their kids, from language to…
05.29 / 18:36
globalnews.ca
Here are a few of the best DIY treatments for a much deserved (and needed!) at-home spa…
05.29 / 18:27
divine.ca
Think of the professions that demand a high level of expertise. From medical practitioners to auto mechanics, we all want to know that we have someone who takes care of us. Someone that’s honest, ethical and, most of all, knows their stuff. Fitness is no different. If you’re investing all that hard work (and money)…
05.29 / 17:49
www.canada.com
With patio season in full swing, you may be tempted to guzzle down a few extra cocktails, but beware: your favourite drink may be adding inches to your…
05.29 / 17:10
www.torontosun.com
NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. - The New Westminster School District says counsellors are helping students and staff cope with the death of a teen who took an unknown drug. Police say the…
With patio season in full swing, you may be tempted to guzzle down a few extra cocktails, but beware: your favourite drink may be adding inches to your…
05.29 / 16:46
www.edmontonsun.com
Flushing out the fallopian tubes — a procedure that’s been around since 1917 — may be just as effective, cheaper and far less risky than IVF, study…
05.29 / 16:39
www.canada.com
Congo's health ministry has approved the use of a new Ebola…
05.29 / 15:58
www.cbc.ca
VANCOUVER - A battle over the leadership of the BC Nurses Union is heading to the province's labour relations board. Will Offley was hoping to unseat incumbent Gayle Duteil, but says…
Earlier this month, one of Dr. Brian Day’s patients, a 38-year-old mother of two young kids and an elementary-school teacher, walked into his office on crutches. She had been injured at work while demonstrating a sports drill and needed knee surgery. She had her operation the next day. As a workers’ compensation claimant who had…
05.29 / 15:47
www.canada.com
BATHURST, N.B. - A New Brunswick judge has banned an anti-abortion group from demonstrating outside a hospital in northern New Brunswick. Court of Queen's Bench Judge Reginald Leger granted a permanent…
By Eftyhia Helis One of the most vivid memories of my teenage years is that of my dad, in his late 30s at the time, leaving the house early in the morning to go to a hospital in a bigger city 100 kilometers from our hometown for his dialysis treatment.  I will never forget  the The post Should dialysis at home be an option for more patients? appeared first on Hospital N…
05.29 / 15:15
hospitalnews.com