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By: Lindsay Wadden Federal Health Minister Jane Philpott has announced the government’s plan to limit marketing geared towards children for unhealthy foods and beverages. Philpott made the announcement at the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress in Montreal this morning. “We need to make choices that are good for Canadians, that will support them in making healthy choices and
By: Laura Dart Sexual health experts are urging Health Canada to ease accessibility restrictions on an abortion pill to be released in Canada next month. The pill, Mifegymiso, was approved in July 2015. It will replace the current medication used for medical abortion methods in Canada. “There’s many levels of barriers that need to be
By Viktoria Sciacca Nine Canadian banks are collaborating with the Red Cross to raise money for The West Ebola Fund to aid Ebola relief. Donations are being accepted in light of the first confirmed case of Ebola outside West Africa. A Spanish nurse diagnosed with the virus and three people around her are under quarantine in
Reaction continued Monday to a police warning about recent overdoses related to ‘research drugs.’ Two Toronto men in their 20s were hospitalized recently as a result of the overdoses and on Monday a clinical researcher and a drug manufacturer both spoke to Humber News about the regulations involved.