A fuel tanker navigates near Cienfuegos Oil Refinery southeast of Havana Thomson Reuters Asian utility companies are stocking up on dirtier fuel oil amid natural gas shortages. That's due to a slash in Russian gas supplies, leading Europe and Asia to compete for the alternatives left on the market. In August, Japan's fuel-oil purchases soared […]
Staff shortages that forced woman to give birth on the side of the road continue to plague Sask. hospitals
Staff shortages at the Meadow Lake Hospital continue more than a year after Kendal Carlberg was forced to give birth to her daughter on the side of a road.
One in four people surveyed say they have either experienced a shortage of their medication, or know someone who has, as Canada grapples with a “dire” problem.
Vaccines against Hepatitis A and B, shingles, yellow fever and even rabies are just some of the injections Canadians are having a tough time finding.
Drug shortages have quietly become a chronic problem for Canada’s health-care system. This week alone, more than two dozen new drugs were listed on Canada’s drug shortage website.
A study by the C.D. Howe Institute heard from patients who said they had to delay treatments or switch to inferior alternatives because they couldn’t fill their prescriptions.
Shortages of some life-saving antibiotics are putting more patients at risk, according to a new report.
Local pharmacists say they’re worried about the health of patients as they battle against growing drug shortages
Melanie Gaunt says the synthetic cannabinoid nabilone was “a godsend.” Then the company that makes it ran short, a situation one pharmacist says may be tied to the rising demand for alternatives to opioids.
Enlarge / Former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli. Jail for him, competition for his kind. (credit: Getty | Drew Angerer ) For four of the country’s largest hospital systems, enough is enough. Sick of drug companies’ eye-popping price hikes and ridiculous shortages, the feisty hospital systems announced Wednesday that they’ve banded together and formed an unnamed […]