Nominations for HIMSS Most Influential Women in Health IT...
Nominations for the HIMSS Most Influential Women in Health IT Awards, will close on August 28 at 11:59 p.m. Central Time.
Overdoses on the road: Drugged driving rises as a menace
Police and rescue crews say drivers overdosing on heroin and other drugs are driving up the number of car crashes
Drugged driving rises as a menace in the U.S.
Police and rescue crews say drivers overdosing on heroin and other drugs are driving up the number of car crashes.
China says no risk of contamination from EU egg scare
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Agriculture ministry said on Thursday no eggs from Europe have been imported into the country, leaving no risk of contamination f...
Research ramped up to provide more hope for cancer patients
With pancreatic-cancer patients facing the grimmest of all cancer prognoses, the B.C. Cancer Agency is ramping up research and protocols to provide more hope...
AIDS Saskatoon makes pamphlets on HIV and Hep C in Cree a...
AIDS Saskatoon has developed pamphlets in Cree and Dene to teach people in central and northern Saskatchewan about HIV and Hepatitis C. “Aborigina...
Foothills Hospital gets $500k investment from Calgary hom...
The Foothills hospital is getting a $500,000 investment to its neonatal intensive-care unit, courtesy of Calbridge Homes. The donation is a step forward in p...
Medimap.ca gives easy access to clinic wait times in Sask...
Saskatoon residents now have a free and easy way to find the shortest line at a walk-in clinic.  Medimap.ca lists the current wait times of 14 of t...
$1.2M for consumption site: Alberta still seeing high num...
Alberta continues to see high numbers of overdose deaths related to fentanyl and other opioids.
Ex-Lion Arland Bruce asks Supreme Court to allow concussi...
A former star receiver for the B.C. Lions who says he sustained “permanent and disabling” repetitive head trauma as a player has asked the Suprem...
Novo Nordisk's diabetes drug succeeds in key trial
(Reuters) - Novo Nordisk A/S said on Wednesday its diabetes drug met the main goal of reducing glucose levels in patients in a key late-stage trial, setting ...
U.S. court rules Arkansas can block Planned Parenthood fu...
(Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday reversed a ruling that prevented Arkansas from cutting off Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood following the...
Trump to make August cost-sharing payments to health insu...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration will make cost-sharing payments to insurance companies under Obamacare for August, a White House spokesman sa...
White House: Gov't to make health law payments this month
The White House says President Donald Trump will make August payments to insurers under the health-care law he wants to repeal and replace.
WATCH: How to eat healthy on your vacation this summer
Plant-based dietitian Julieanna Hever discusses healthy eating tips while traveling
Facing risk of disease, Sierra Leone buries mudslide dead
FREETOWN, Aug 16 (Reuters) - Facing the threat of disease, Sierra Leone on Wednesday began burying hundreds of victims of a mudslide that swept away homes on...
Ottawa clinic says it can cure pedophilia, but critics ar...
Ottawa man convicted of pedophile offences says he's overcome interest in children. But a Toronto researcher says the program 'gives me the heebee-jeebies'
'Healthy Living for Summer': Travel tips for eating smart...
How to stay on track with your health while vacationing or traveling this summer.
Opioid overdoses leading to more ICU admissions and deaths
(Reuters Health) - A growing number of Americans are needing intensive care for opioid overdoses and dying after receiving treatment for serious complication...
Express Scripts to limit opioids; doctors concerned
Nation's largest pharmacy benefit manager will soon limit opioids prescribed to first-time users; American Medical Association criticizes move
NIH gives nod to Vibrent Health for precision medicine work
The SaaS platform will power the All of Us Research Program at the center of the Precision Medicine Initiative.
N.S. minister looks to improve abortion access, calling p...
Nova Scotia's health minister says abortion access in the province is "out of step" with current practices, and has asked health officials to find ways to im...
Study shows telehealth increased office visits, had minim...
While telehealth is touted as a way to reduce care costs and doctor’s visits, a study from the University of Wisconsin revealed telemedicine may be falling s...
'Liquid biopsy' spots early-stage cancers in blood: U.S. ...
CHICAGO (Reuters) - A test that scans blood for tumor-specific DNA identified early-stage cancer in more than half of 138 patients with the disease, U.S. res...
Trump will make August cost-sharing payments to health in...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration will make cost-sharing payments to insurance companies under Obamacare for the month of August, a White House...
Study suggests you cannot be 'fat but fit'
Researchers argue in a new study it is impossible to be obese and healthy.
Forrester ranks top 10 cloud vendors for healthcare
Salesforce, Kinvey, IBM, CloudMine and Microsoft come in as market leaders.
Mega hospital offers new kind of math
When is the addition of a hospital not the addition of a hospital? When it’s the subtraction of two hospitals.
Cuts, burns and rashes: More pubic hair grooming means mo...
More than 70 per cent of respondents to a new survey reported a history of grooming, with one in four groomers reporting at least one injury
Austria orders recall of unapproved cancer drug
Austrian authorities have ordered a recall of a cancer medication that was put on the market without proper approval
Special probation for prisoners with mental illness cuts ...
(Reuters Health) - Every year, an estimated 2 million people diagnosed with mental illness are jailed in the U.S., and soon after they’re released, many wind...
Poll: NIST advises simpler passwords, but will your hospi...
Take our poll and we’ll report back on what other hospital IT shops are planning to do.
Is it really Lyme? Researchers developing a new test to tell
Diagnosing if a tick bite caused Lyme or something else can be difficult but scientists are developing a new way to catch the disease early _ using a "s...
NIST tweaks advice on passwords, says make them easier to...
They’re difficult to memorize so employees skirt hospital IT rules when conjuring them up anyway, group says.
Cholera in Yemen: What you need to know
Cholera has infected half a million people in Yemen so far this year.
Health advocates want Food Guide overhaul as consultation...
Health advocates are calling on Health Canada to ensure there are major reforms to the existing Food Guide as the department works on developing highly antic...
Amphetamine combo linked to Islamic State more potent tha...
LONDON, Aug 16 (Reuters) - A synthetic psychoactive drug linked to substance abuse in the Middle East and said to be a fund-raising tool and stimulant for Is...
A new organ donation club in the U.K. requires transplant...
Organizations like these aren't the solution to chronic organ shortages, writes British medical school bioethicist
Belgium to seek damages over contaminated egg scandal
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Belgium will seek damages over a contamination scandal that saw millions of chicken eggs pulled from supermarket shelves there and in ot...
'Alternative cancer therapies' may increase your risk of ...
"Cancer patients who use alternative medicine more than twice as likely to die," is the stark message from The Independent. Researchers found that ...
Risk of disease as hundreds line up to identify Sierra Le...
FREETOWN, Aug 16 (Reuters) - Hundreds of Freetown residents queued on Wednesday to identify relatives killed in a mudslide on the edge of the Sierra Leone ca...
India introduces price controls for knee implants
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India has capped prices of orthopaedic knee implants, in the country's latest move to bring down prices of medical devices.
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Partial lead-pipe replacements bring down levels of toxins
Reuters Health - New research clarifies the benefits of having utilities replace municipal lead water-service lines, even when the pipe that enters a home co...
Belgium joins legal action against tainted egg 'cheats'
Belgium's Agriculture Minister Denis Ducarme says the government will join in legal action against those responsible for the egg contamination scandal, which...
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