Soaring syphilis rates, problematic food items from China, a rare case of rabies in a human, and more in this week’s top Canadian health news stories.
Ontario hospitals that stopped screening for vancomycin-resistant enterococcus and isolating affected patients have seen an “exponential increase” in infection rates.
Taiwan’s leaders have shown solidarity with Hong Kong protestors and hope to draw attention to parallels with their own problems with China.
Some physicians say they struggle to save enough for retirement and it’s a major cause of stress.
Crackdowns on unlicensed cannabis and unproven stem cell therapies in this week’s top Canadian health news.
Indigenous people are not a homogenous group, so cultural safety training programs should reflect context of individual communities.
Social media-savvy health professionals may never outnumber vocal disseminators of misinformation online but could amplify important health messages to wider audiences.
Physicians learn much more about starting patients on medications than tapering or taking patients off medications.
Voter concerns about health care, a spike in carfentanil deaths, cybersecurity concerns over insulin pumps, and more in the top Canadian health care news stories of the week.
Pharmacare will be a key issue as federal parties gear up for the 2019 election.