Category Archives: Health

SECOND OPINION | Chiropractic critics being monitored by Ontario's College of Chiropractors

This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, a weekly roundup of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news emailed to subscribers every Saturday morning.  If you haven’t subscribed yet, you can do that by clicking here. Is the College of Chiropractors of Ontario (CCO) keeping tabs on chiropractic critics? If they are, then Ryan Armstrong appears to be…

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Costco under investigation by Ontario forensic team over drug company payments

Costco is under investigation by an Ontario government forensic team that specializes in “allegations of wrongdoing against government” after the retail giant received $1.2 million in potentially illegal payments from a generic drugmaker, The Fifth Estate has learned. The revelation follows guilty pleas of professional misconduct in front of the Ontario College of Pharmacists from…

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'So many of us were cheated': Fertility clinic storage tank failures forge lost legacies, heartbreak

Many of them had already endured their share of heartache. Some had been trying for years to get pregnant, suffering through multiple miscarriages. Others had undergone cancer treatments that destroyed their fertility. Now, hundreds of these women and couples have learned that the eggs and embryos they froze for eventual use in starting or expanding…

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Residential school survivors and their descendants show poorer health outcomes: survey

The impacts of residential schools on the health and well-being of First Nations people are similar, whether they attended the schools themselves or are descended from someone who did, a new survey suggests. The finding comes from the third regional health survey by the First Nations Information Governance Centre, a non-profit organization with a mandate…

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