On Wednesday, a federal court judge struck down The Marijuana for Medical Purposes Regulations introduced by the Conservative government in 2013 which restricted the rights of medical marijuana patients to grow their own cannabis.
Should terminally ill minors have the right to die? What about those suffering from mental illness?
According to Don Valley West MP Rob Oliphant and the Special Joint Committee on Physician-Assisted Dying, the answer is yes.
Why some medical professionals are reluctant to talk to the media about important health matters.
As the Zika virus spreads through Southern and Central America, Toronto residents need to worry about the virus spreading here, health officials say.
“If the smoke alarm is activated, a loud, low-frequency sound is emitted and a pillow shaker will vibrate to alert someone to the danger of smoke.”
“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.