The findings may mean that scientists can develop strategies for earlier detection of pancreatic cancer and methods to prevent the disease.
Ending the war on drugs will reduce stigma and help address overdose deaths, reads a declaration issued by the Nurses and Nurse Practitioners of B.C. and the Harm Reduction Nurses Association.
Officials are cautiously optimistic about a 2019 dip in fatal overdoses but other indicators suggest B.C.'s health emergency continues with no end in sight.
John Jefferson enjoyed riding his motorcycle before the ankle injury that changed his life.
Among the different types of blood that are needed, the Canadian Blood Services encourages people with the universal blood type (O Negative) to donate.
The company believes in building a health system that is more holistic and proactive.
Domenic and Gloria Cuccione have honoured their son by raising many millions of dollars to help create a better future for other kids.
British Columbia is transitioning to cheaper options for certain medications.
He says that some undocumented people in the Lower Mainland won't seek help for health-care problems for fear of being deported.
"We had people studying cardiovascular disease and assuming it was a men’s disease—and not thinking about women’s particular issues,” she says.
One of the early patients stopped using street drugs, reconnected with family, and secured a part-time job.
Despite LGBT progress in Canada, Jody Jollimore still believes that “stigma is killing us.”