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U.S. President Donald Trump will unveil a plan Monday to fight the opioid dependency

U.S. President Donald Trump will unveil a plan Monday to fight the opioid dependency crisis that includes seeking the death sentence for drug dealerships...

Pot consumers paying less than $7 a gram, Statistics Canada survey finds

Canadians pay an average of less than $7 a gram for pot, according to Statistics Canada data collected through a crowdsourcing pilot project.More than 15,000 Canadians...

Yukon’s warning labels that drew a link between drinking and cancer gone

Yukon’s caution labels that drew a link in between drinking and cancer danger are gone for good..” Naturally, I’m dissatisfied,” said Brendan Hanley, Yukon’s...

Research lacking on medical marijuana, new prescription guideline

A new standard for medical marijuana, established by Edmonton researchers, warns family doctors that the risks may outweigh the benefits for the vast...

Why crowdfunding can’t fill gaps in United States health care system

After her daughter was born, Fisher thought the worst was over. In early 2017, she was hit with a devastating double diagnosis: light chain...

Selfies can distort the face and make the nose look larger plastic surgeons warn

Selfies can distort the face and make the nose look larger than it is, according to plastic surgeons who state they’ve seen an uptick...

New Manitoba senator says federal dental program for First Nations, Inuit communities isn’t working

Manitoba's newest senator says dental disease is a real issue on First Nations and a federal program isn't helping.Sen. Mary Jane McCallum, who was appointed last...

Oregon woman first person worldwide known to have infestation of worms in eye

An Oregon woman has become the first person worldwide known to have had an eye infestation by a tiny worm species previously seen only in cattle...

Thursday morning ping pong: The little sport doing big things at Toronto retirement home

Up until two years ago, the last time Mildred Patterson had held a ping pong paddle was during the Second World War.Then a table...

Canadian seniors least satisfied with quality of health care in international survey

Nearly 33 per cent of Canadian seniors said they were dissatisfied with the quality of the health care they received, compared with an average of 24...

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