Some advocates for universal coverage of prescription medications are cautiously optimistic after the budget mentioned the creation of an advisory panel on implementing pharmacare.
The 2018 federal budget makes the “single-largest investment in investigator-led fundamental research in Canadian history,” said Finance Minister Bill Morneau.
The cramped quarters of an airplane can be a stressful environment for a doctor onboard who responds to a medical emergency.
Canada’s “appalling record” on Indigenous health, heavy drinking a risk factor for early-onset dementia, and more in this week’s top health news.
Doctors who Google their names are likely to see a physician-rating website among the top results.
Self-sampling HPV tests are now available in Canada, but fall outside cancer screening programs.
Some doctors feel it’s important to help shape discussions on social media about important health topics.
Guidelines discourage marijuana prescribing, Health Canada proposes warning labels for unhealthy food, and more in this week’s top health news.
Nearly 20% of orthopedic trainees are doing fellowships after residency, double the rate from a decade ago.
Provinces must increase the number of residency positions to ensure that Canadian medical graduates can finish their training, faculties warn.