Patient receiving dialysis

Ontario to partly fund dialysis for travellers after program cancellation outcry

TORONTO — Ontarians with kidney failure will get some funding for dialysis services while travelling abroad, Health Minister Christine Elliott announced Thursday, following concerns over...

HIV self-tests haven’t been approved in Canada. Researchers want to change that.

TORONTO — Researchers are launching a study on HIV self-testing kits with the aim of gaining federal approval for the first such device in Canada. Dr....

Poll suggests Canadians ready for more health-care technology, virtual care

TORONTO — A new poll suggests the majority of Canadians are ready to embrace more technology in health care, and it seems many would even...

Ottawa keeping tabs as doctors sound alarm about cancer drug supply

OTTAWA — The federal health minister's office says it is keeping a close watch on the supply of three generic cancer drugs as doctors raise serious concerns about the risk...

Committee ‘deeply disturbed’ by reports of coerced, forced sterilization

OTTAWA — The House of Commons health committee says it is "deeply disturbed" by ongoing reports of coerced or forced sterilization of women in...

Canadians worried by plan to let Americans import drugs

OTTAWA — A Trump administration plan to let Americans legally import cheaper prescription drugs from Canada is causing concern among Canadians who that fear...
Ring The Bell

Local Man Rings Bell for Cancer Research

Ringing the bell is a momentous occasion for any cancer survivor, and one local man wants to give those people the chance to remember...

Scheer promises premiers health transfer increase in anticipation of attacks

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is promising the premiers that he would increase health transfers and a social transfer by at least three...
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Ontario Parks 30×30 Challenge Begins Today

Annual challenge encourages Ontarians to spend 30 minutes a day in nature for the month of August The Ontario Government is encouraging people all across...

PM pledges access to medication as pharmacists, patient groups fear shortage

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is pledging to ensure Canadians have access to medication they need at affordable prices in the face of concerns about a...

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