Doctor retention is a challenge for some rural towns in Nova Scotia, but Cheticamp, N.S., has managed to keep doctors around thanks to community roots and doctor supports.
MILLIONS of eligible people were last night urged to get their free flu jab after NHS chiefs promised there is now enough vaccine to beat the potentially deadly winter bug.
The shortage in Canada of bupropion, a popular prescription antidepressant, has been stressful for patients with mental illnesses and the people who care for them.
The US has a major truck driver shortage — but the co-founder of a trucking startup that’s attracted $80 million in funding says there are 3 other issues that are making the shortage seem worse than it is
Courtesy of Transfix The truck driver shortage has dominated America’s headlines in the logistics space this year. However, Transfix CEO Drew McElroy said the driver shortage isn’t the only thing that’s dragging the industry down. With billions of miles being driven empty every year and technology like GPS not being widely implemented, McElroy said the […]
In northwestern Ontario where thousands of people don’t have a primary care provider, patients taking painkillers often aren’t at the top of family doctors’ waiting lists.
Parents are scrambling to find pharmacies carrying EpiPens for the new school year, as regulators and manufacturers move to address a continuing shortage of the lifesaving devices.
On a rainy Saturday morning in May, Samantha Farr was standing in front of a steel table, drawing loops in the air with a welding gun. “You want to hear a nice sizzle—and you want to breathe,” Farr, the founder of a Detroit nonprofit called Women Who Weld, told the dozen women assembled around the […]
(US Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham) The head of Air Mobility Command says he keeps asking himself what he got the US Air Force into after working with the service to launch the Aviator Technical Track program. But Gen. Carlton Everhart is betting that the experimental program will have more benefits than costs at […]
Health Canada says it has approved epinephrine injectors from other companies besides current sole supplier Pfizer, but they have not made a move to start manufacturing in this country.
For now, the coming “labor shortage” is good news for workers. We should root for it to continue. It’s undoubtedly a headache for some owners and managers. But it’s one they should, hopefully, be made to live with for a few years. They say “labor shortage” like it’s a bad thing. “America’s labor shortage is […]