Federal budget health promises, new concussion guidelines for Olympic athletes, a position statement on treatment for Lyme disease, and more in this week’s top Canadian health news.
The Trudeau government announced support for a national drug agency and formulary, but not a national pharmacare program.
A new global influenza strategy emphasizes the importance of annual vaccinations, especially for health workers.
Many hospitals have large environmental footprints.
Opioid advertising, health management cuts, and a clampdown on concierge clinics in this week’s top Canadian health news.
Saskatchewan doctors are calling for changes to restrictive privacy rules after recent breaches.
Doctors may feel helpless about climate change but shouldn’t underestimate their collective influence, advocates say.
Some doctors believe googling patients can be useful in certain situations.
Pharmacare report, measles in Toronto, funding halt for homeopaths, and more in this week’s top Canadian health news.
Teenagers can consent to vaccination if they are mature enough to understand the risk and benefits.