Health minister orders review into noose hung at Grande Prairie hospital

On June 24, 2016, a white South African-born surgeon tied a noose and then taped it to the door of an operating room in

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RCMP call for expanded police and crisis teams, Interior Health says ‘not at this time’

During a rare press conference Thursday morning, RCMP Southeast District Chief Supt. Brad Hougli said he was “deeply concerned” when he saw a surveillance

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More than defunding police needed to fix ‘broken’ mental health system: experts

Before moving to Toronto, Dr. Kwame McKenzie ran a mental health service in north London, U.K. When someone with psychosis or another serious form

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Why overuse of antibiotics in COVID-19 could have lasting impact in health care

A leading Canadian microbiologist is sounding an alarm about overuse of precious antibiotics among the world’s more than 8.7 million cases of COVID-19. So many

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Calgary doctor hopeful as Health Canada works to address serious drug shortage

An Alberta doctor says she’s relieved to hear Health Canada is taking steps to address a nationwide shortage of a key thyroid drug. Propylthiouracil

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Should racism be treated as a public health issue? Experts explain pros and cons – National

In Canada, there has been growing support to declare racism — specifically anti-Black and anti-Indigenous racism — a public health issue in the wake

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B.C. health officials to provide Tuesday COVID-19 update

Health officials are set to provide their daily update on Tuesday on British Columbia’s response to the novel coronavirus pandemic. A day earlier, officials

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Coronavirus tests not as daunting as they seem, Saskatchewan Health Authority employees say

Getting tested for COVID-19 is a quick process, according to Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) employees. They’re encouraging people in the province to take a

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Health experts say COVID-19 cases will go up as Alberta reopens many activities

Health experts say it makes sense for Alberta to take the next step in reopening its economy, but warn there will be an uptick

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Health Matters: Avoid injuries as kids return to sports after lengthy COVID-19 break

Health Matters, June 10: As Alberta sports teams prepare to return to the field now that COVID-19 restrictions are lifting, specialists are warning parents

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