Swimming Advisory for Women’s Institute (W.I.) Park

Algoma Public Health (APH) has issued a swimming advisory for Women’s Institute (W.I.) Park located in Richards Landing, Ontario.  Water samples are taken from...
autism

Ontario to regulate ABA therapists who support people with autism

TORONTO — Ontario's Progressive Conservative government says it plans to regulate clinicians who provide applied behaviour analysis, a form of therapy used to support people...

How is it that access to good drinking water can be a problem anywhere...

I would hazard a guess that, next to access to clean air, the need for water is the most important need people around the...
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Cycling strategy makes a lot of sense

The environmental challenges facing us mean we need to re-think how we live. There will be difficulties and opportunities as we consider how we...

Toronto researcher developing selfie-based blood pressure monitor

TORONTO — You can learn a lot about someone from the videos they take of themselves. One day, these recordings may even be able...
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Annual health-care costs for typical Canadian family eclipse $13,000 this year

(GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - A typical Canadian family of four (two parents, two children) will pay $13,311 for public health-care insurance in 2019, finds a...

Health Canada announces changes aimed at dropping prices of patented drugs

OTTAWA — The federal government says it is making changes that will better protect Canadians from excessive drug prices and make patented medicines more affordable. Health Canada is unveiling long-awaited...

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...