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Canadian patients' needs are increasingly complex. Health care …

More Canadians should receive their main health care through teams of professionals so their increasingly complex needs can be met while not paying privately for it, …

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'This is a crisis': Head of medical association warns that the health

The new president of the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) said Wednesday he fears the country's fragile health-care system will deteriorate further without an injection of …

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Massive new survey finds widespread frustration with access to …

The problem appears to be getting worse. In a 2019 Statistics Canada survey , 14.5 per cent of Canadians aged 12 and over reported not having regular access to primary …

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Barriers like racism, distrust may be main cause of health-care

Compared with non-Indigenous women across Canada, Indigenous women who live outside reserves face several systemic barriers for accessing health care, particularly …

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2 years into the pandemic, Canada's mental-health system is at a …

2:11. A new survey reveals more than half of Canadians feel their mental health has gotten worse two years into the COVID-19 pandemic. Experts are calling on the federal …

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Climate crisis could cause 'catastrophic harm' to human health, …

More than 200 medical journals are calling on the World Health Organization to deem two overlapping environmental crises — climate change and biodiversity loss — as a …

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Health Canada approves 1st RSV vaccine for people 60 and older

Doctors say Health Canada's approval of an RSV vaccine for people age 60 and older will save lives. Canadians will be able to receive the shot in late fall or early winter. …

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Population growth, health-care crunch could lead to more Code …

Three Code Oranges have been called at P.E.I. hospitals in just over three months, compared to the same number in all of 2023. Health officials say it might become an …

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Your cough won't quit

Earl Brown, a virologist at the University of Ottawa, said few of us are likely to be spared given the high level of respiratory viruses in the community . "Those viruses jump down …

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Alberta to dismantle current patient-care model, create new health

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith speaks about health-care reforms during a news conference in Edmonton on Wednesday November 8, 2023. (Jason Franson/The Canadian …

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5 years of legal cannabis: fewer charges, many hospitalizations and

There were 105,000 hospitalizations for cannabis over a seven-year period from January 2015 through March 2021, the report says. One-third were among people aged 15 to …

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2 deaths in listeriosis outbreak linked to plant-based milk recall

Two people in Ontario have died after being sickened with listeriosis, as part of a wider set of cases linked to plant-based beverages that prompted a recall. The Public Health …

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Psychiatrist's new warning that Trump's mental state 'is a

The chorus of concerns about U.S. President Donald Trump's mental health capacity is now louder than ever. Critics believe his behaviour has demonstrated that he may …

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When you drink bottled water, you're drinking lots and lots of

Looking at five samples each of three common bottled water brands, researchers found particle levels ranged from 110,000 to 400,000 per litre, averaging at around 240,000, …

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Day of disruptions, dashed plans for many Canadians after global …

Canadians weren't spared the headaches of cancelled flights, delayed medical appointments and other problems caused by a cybersecurity software upgrade fail that …

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Departed CEO made $603K, only worked 4 months for Manitoba …

The former CEO of Shared Health saw his pay exceed $600,000 last year — a nearly 83 per cent increase from the prior year — despite only working for four months before …

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New U.S. border rules for dogs starting Aug. 1 have health minister

Health Minister Mark Holland says he has secured concessions on new rules being imposed by the United States on dog owners bringing their pets across the border, but he's …

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Medical workers suspended over peek at Clooney's records

Several New Jersey hospital staffers have been suspended for allegedly peeking at George Clooney's confidential medical information after he was hurt in a motorcycle …

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What we know about Kim Jong-un's health CBC News

In 2014, he vanished for more than a month and North Korean state TV later showed him walking with a limp. Speculation about his health has been fanned by his heavy smoking, apparent …

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Why is everyone suddenly talking about Céline Dion's medical …

A recent interview between Céline Dion's sister Claudette and a Quebec magazine has led to a resurgence of headlines about the Grammy Award-winning singer and her rare …

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