A report published last week found that 12.1 per cent of seniors in long-term care homes in Newfoundland and Labrador are kept in daily physical restraints, second only to Yukon, at 14 per cent — both more than twice the national average.
What grassroots groups are doing to battle the opioid crisis in one Newfoundland town, and the story behind why they started.
Newfoundland and Labrador has one of the oldest and unhealthiest populations in Canada, but most people don’t ask their doctor to help speed up dying.
Stacie Curtis came out on top in a battle of unbeaten teams at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts. The Newfoundland and Labrador skip defeated Alberta’s Casey Scheidegger 9-5 in Monday afternoon’s marquee matchup at the South Okanagan Events Centre. Newfoundland and Labrador’s Curtis beats Alberta’s Casey Scheidegger 9-5 in Draw 7.0:24 Curtis is 4-0 and […]
A new mother says her child’s parking-lot birth could have been avoided if the province had been quicker making midwives available in Newfoundland and Labrador. CBC | Health News
The federal government is investigating 21 cases of E. coli in three provinces that are believed to be linked to the consumption of romaine lettuce. CBC | Health News
The economic prospects on the East Coast may not be the best in the country, but people living there don’t seem to be too worried about it. CBC | Health News
While downplaying his role, Health Minister John Haggie says he wants people to realize the importance of this kind of training. CBC | Health News
Paramedics who make house calls for blood pressure and blood sugar checks? N.L.’s health minister hopes so. CBC | Health News
Team Newfoundland and Labrador is celebrating its 2017 Tim Hortons Brier title win at Confederation Building today. Skip Brad Gushue, third Mark Nichols, second Brett Gallant, and lead Geoff Walker will all be at the event, hosted by Premier Dwight Ball. The hometown team brought the house down at Mile One Centre Sunday night, with its […]