B.C. health official voices ‘grave concerns’ after child given homeopathic remedy using rabid-dog saliva

A B.C. naturopath’s claim that she treated a small child’s behaviour problems with a homeopathic remedy derived from rabid dog saliva has prompted a letter to the federal government from the province’s senior public health official.

Liberals loosen rules that exclude immigrants on medical grounds

The Liberal government is loosening the medical inadmissibility rules for immigrants, but is not yet eliminating the policy that many have called discriminatory. Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen said the current policy, in place for more than 40 years, is “way out of date,” and not in line with Canadian values or government policies of inclusion.

Dementia signs: Remember to do this when communicating with someone with the disease

DEMENTIA signs and symptoms can include memory loss, difficulty concentrating, and mood changes. When a family member or someone close to you is diagnosed with the disease it is always difficult to know what to do or how to approach the situation. But there are certain things you can do to help facilitate a conversation, […]