Public offered a chance to comment on Health Canada regulations for cannabis products
The federal government has laid out its plans to regulate cannabis edibles and other products.
Lyme-related trial delay puts diagnosis discrepancies under the microscope
No Lyme or reason: The first Lyme-related legal suit of its kind has been delayed indefinitely by an Ontario court.
Ottawa deems needle vending machines a success, a year after installation
Ottawa Public Health says its vending machines that dispense clean needles and pipes are a success, a year after their installation. Since their installation, citizens have used the units over 4,000 times. Between September, 2017 and October, 2018, approximately 6,000 needles and 5,900 stems were dispensed at the four units,…
Going meatless: More young Canadians opt for vegetarian fare
A recent study from Dalhousie University found over 6.4 million Canadians have dietary preferences with meat consumption: either consuming it, replacing it, or avoiding it altogether.
Report reveals more Canadians are surviving cancer than ever before
New report reveals quality of cancer care in Canada.
From pipes to pots, Cannabis Expo returns to Ottawa
Legalization of cannabis is driving interest in the second Cannabis and Hemp Expo.
CARP works to implement new model of long-term care for seniors in Ottawa
CARP is spearheading a push to try and implement new models of long-term care in Ottawa.
Toss it: Romaine lettuce contaminated by E. coli, health agency warns
The Public Health Agency is warning Canadians to throw out and not consume products containing Romaine lettuce.
Ottawa Public Health hopes for lighter flu season, more effective vaccine
Public health officials look to Australia to predict our flu season – this year looks like it will be moderate.
Getting the flu shot: The rates are low in Ontario
An American pharmacy is giving coupons to customers who get the flu shot – Ottawa’s health care community weighs in. [Photo © Kasey Kirkup]