influenza (flu)

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crowdfunding cancer charity hopes to help innovative new therapies escape ‘valley of death’

as the arrival of liver cancer awareness month calls much-needed attention to another worthy cause, a former researcher is trying to change the way we wage war on the disease.
dave yasvinski
oct 2 2023

record-breaking wildfires raise questions about health impact on canadians

as the wildfire season breaks records year after year, experts warn even canadians in traditionally unaffected areas need to learn how to protect themselves from smoke inhalation.
dave yasvinski
aug 10 2023

nahid acupuncture clinic offers traditional chinese and laser treatments in saskatoon

nahid mobini, who was a medical doctor in iran and an acupuncturist in china before moving to saskatoon, has opened an acupuncture clinic on 8th street
don rice
jul 25 2023

local health providers marking world hepatitis day with free testing

the windsor essex community health centre and partner o...
taylor campbell
jul 25 2023

cornwall woman's family pleads for 'miracle' drug to treat her cystic fibrosis

twenty-five-year-old chanelle lafleche has to stop and ...
elizabeth payne
jul 24 2023

operation eyesight expands life-changing efforts at home and in africa

calgary businessman art jenkyns met dr. ben gullison, a...
david parker
jul 24 2023

hanes: sexual assault victim’s hospital ordeal wasn't simply a linguistic issue

news that a montreal woman was shuffled between three hospitals before getting care is troubling, but there's more to it than the media uproar suggests.
allison hanes
jul 19 2023



this year's flu is causing hallucinations in kids

fever hallucinations happen because the body's high temperature impairs the functions of the brain.
maija kappler
dec 16 2022

ford tells ontarians to get their flu shot

premier doug ford says his best advice for getting through the holiday season is to get a flu shot.
antonella artuso
dec 12 2022

cheo officials plead with families to get flu shots amid 'staggering' rise in cases

“we don’t see a light at the end of the tunnel until sometime in mid-january."
elizabeth payne
dec 12 2022

influenza cases still climbing, first death reported in sask.

flu cases are still on the rise in saskatchewan, according to the ministry of health.
larissa kurz
nov 24 2022

windsor regional hospital's covid-19 centre now treating all respiratory woes

the emergency departments at both windsor regional hospital campuses continue to see heightened demand — in part due to ongoing influenza-related issues.
dave battagello
nov 21 2022

most students and staff at ottawa's largest school board aren't wearing masks, according to staff report

a “triple threat” of rsv (respiratory syncytial virus), influenza and covid-19 is sending record numbers of children to cheo and other children’s hospitals.
jacquie miller
nov 21 2022