“Going to the doctor for a 45-minute consultation is a tenth of the cost of a visit to the emergency,” Ahmed Hussein said.
Raffi Balian sits in his office at the South Riverdale Community Health Centre and casually recalls the day he saved his former girlfriend’s life after she overdosed on Fentanyl, a drug more potent than morphine.
The harm reduction worker and admitted drug user says that by making Nalaxone, a drug that can be used to block opiate receptors, more readily available, many overdoses will be interrupted.
The warnings against sitting too long are frequently issued by health and fitness professionals, along with reminders to get a dose of daily exercise. While sedentary habits are definitely not the healthiest, will they result in your imminent death? According to a recent report by the International Journal of Epidemiology, the answer is no.
Those living within a 10-kilometre radius of a nuclear plant in Ontario received an unusual package in the mail recently — anti-radiation pills.
“There’s no way to treat it other than acutely, like life or death. You have to follow the diet because if they ingest the toxic sugars they can die of liver failure, brain damage or a combination of the two,” Charlotte explained.
A pair of high school students are developing a piece of potentially life-saving technology.
It’s time to MOVE to the washrooms and shave. It is the first day of November on Sunday, which also means it is the first day of Movember. During Movember people usually grow their moustaches throughout the month of November to raise awareness and funds for men’s health. As part of the challenge, participants must […]
A $100M commitment over the next five years has been made to the mental health awareness program, Bell Let’s Talk.