A rare look inside the government-sanctioned overdose prevention site in Toronto’s Moss Park neighbourhood to meet people who work there and those who use it.
‘People are going to die’: A city ravaged by the opioid crisis waits anxiously for overdose prevention site
The rate of overdose deaths in Thunder Bay, Ont., is double the provincial average. Health workers are trying to stem the devastation by giving drug users a supervised place to inject, with addiction help available a flight of stairs away.
Unsanctioned overdose prevention site to open in Toronto neighbourhood after province freezes funding
Harm reduction workers say they will open an unsanctioned overdose prevention site in Parkdale on Monday, just weeks after the province announced it would “pause” funding for future sites across the province.
A Silicon Valley startup with Chelsea Clinton on its board is launching the first at-home test for an HIV prevention drug, and you can try it right now
Nurx Nurx, a Silicon Valley prescription drug delivery startup that once solely dispensed birth control, is launching a new service that allows patients who want HIV-prevention drug Truvada to do the required testing at home. It’s a big move for the company, which recently raised $ 36 million and added Chelsea Clinton to its board […]
Ontario Minister of Health, Christine Elliott says the sites in Thunder Bay, St. Catharines and Toronto will be frozen as the province conducts a review of harm-reduction practices and determines if the sites “have merit.”
The fate of Ontario’s safe injection and overdose prevention sites is in limbo as the province’s new Progressive Conservative government weighs whether to continue funding the facilities authorized by its Liberal predecessors.
Bowel cancer is one of the most preventable types of cancer. Scientists have established it has strong causal links to poor diet, lack of activity, obesity, smoking and alcohol – and these are all things you can control.
The U.S. government is shutting down a study that was supposed to show if a single drink a day could prevent heart attacks, saying ethical problems with how the research was planned and funded undermine its credibility.
Some communities across Canada are applying for a supervised consumption site or an overdose prevention site in light of the opioid and fentanyl crisis. But it turns out, there is quite a difference between them.