US and Canada urge China not to harm zero-Covid protesters amid new clashes with police

The US and Canada have urged China not to harm or intimidate protesters opposing Covid-19 lockdowns as police clashed with demonstrators and the country’s top security body called for a crackdown on “hostile forces”. Protesters scuffled with police in the southern Chinese megacity of Guangzhou late on Tuesday night, according to witnesses and footage. Security … Read more

As N.S. town grapples with youth mental health, parents search for solutions |

  Warning: This story contains content that may be disturbing to some readers. Discretion is advised.  The Mental Health & Addictions Provincial Crisis Line can be reached at 1-888-429-8167. More resources are listed below. Three years after her daughter lost her battle with her mental health struggles, Kelly Mitchell is still coming to terms with … Read more

Mail-order from Canada Offers a Solution to High Insulin Prices | Integrated Diabetes Services

A recent study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine showed that about one out of five insulin users is forced to ration their insulin due to costs.  This includes people with and without health insurance.  For those without insurance, as well as those with insurance, insulin can wind up costing hundreds, if not thousands, … Read more

N.S. mom says she had to ‘beg’ for care while giving birth at IWK hospital |

Meghan MacDonald thought she was well-prepared for the birth of her first child. She and her husband attended classes, did the research, and were highly anticipating the arrival of their bundle of joy. But she says when she arrived at Halifax’s IWK Health Centre early one morning in July after her water broke, what was … Read more

20 Best Places To Visit In Canada [2022 Travel Guide!]

When is the best time to visit Canada? The peak tourist season falls between June – August in Canada, and tourist numbers drop dramatically during the shoulder seasons.  The only problem visiting during the summer is that all the attractions are typically very busy, and the bugs are an absolute nightmare! They’re everywhere! For this … Read more

Some antibiotic products containing amoxicillin in short supply, Health Canada says – National |

Some products containing a commonly used antibiotic are in short supply, according to Health Canada. The regulator told Global News on Friday that four companies — Sanis Health Inc., Apotex Inc., GlaxoSmithKline Inc. and Teva Canada Limited — are reporting shortages of drug products containing amoxicillin. There are still eight other companies that market amoxicillin … Read more

Canadian governments must fix health-care crisis, workers and advocates urge – National |

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 4, 2022 9:52 am Descrease article font size Increase article font size Associations representing Canada’s doctors, nurses and health organizations are calling on governments to work together to solve the health-care crisis that is affecting people across the country. The Canadian Medical Association, the Canadian Nurses Association and … Read more

As U.S. abortion bans take midterm centre stage, a clinic helping Canadians faces a crunch – National |

Dr. Warren Hern has clear memories from the years before Roe v. Wade granted women the right to an abortion. He and his medical school classmates would stay up all night caring for sick women. At first, he said he didn’t understand why they were so ill. Then he learned the women had all tried … Read more