Edmonton nursing grad aims to empower home dialysis patients

Dialysis is important to keep your body in balance when your kidneys fail. But for those who are doing dialysis at home day after

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Doctors warn Crohn’s, arthritis patients will pay a price as province pulls drug funding

Doctors say 2,000 patients in Alberta will pay a price as the government stops funding Remicade, a drug used to treat people with Crohn’s, ulcerative colitis, or certain

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More than 500 objects forgotten in surgery patients over 2 years, data shows – National

More than 550 objects have been unintentionally left in Canadian medical and surgery patients between 2016 and 2018, and the problem appears to be

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Deadliest place for surgery patients isn’t the operating room, study finds – National

The deadliest time for many surgery patients isn’t when they’re on the operating table, it’s while they’re recovering in the hospital and after they

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‘You want to scream’: Cost of organ transplant a worry for some B.C. patients

When Peggy Mahoney discovered she had a rare liver condition and required a transplant, it came as a shock. “No one saw it coming because I was

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B.C. patients wait longer for key medical procedures than other Canadians, report suggests

New data on wait times for priority medical procedures in Canada suggest B.C. patients are waiting longer than other Canadians, but the gap is

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New poll says allergy patients delay taking medication

Today’s Global News Hour at 6 Health Matters is brought to you by Pharmasave. Source link [Prosperity] Top Canadian News – New poll says

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B.C. didn’t honour legal rights of involuntarily detained mentally ill patients, ombudsman says

A new report says the B.C. government failed to meet the legal rights of mentally ill patients who were involuntarily detained in psychiatric facilities

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‘You’re not dying alone’: Program uses paramedics to deliver palliative care to patients’ homes – National

Wendy Schofield knew her father Victor didn’t have too much time left, in late October 2018. The 93-year-old had taken a bad turn over

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A study tracked cancer patients using crowdfunding to pay for homeopathy. The results are troubling

It’s not hard to imagine the impulse of newly diagnosed cancer patients to want to use every means available for their treatment or to

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