1,900 Island residents had to travel to Vancouver for their scans last year.
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The centre will have private rooms, garden views, pull-out beds for family members, and more.
Over 1,300 families are expected to benefit from the funding.
Despite this, there has been a decrease in suicides across the province.
It is the federal government’s largest single investment into Indigenous health ever.
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Health officials are “cautiously optimistic” about the future.
“Period poverty creates barriers and stigma, and leaves people isolated.”
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The Canadian Cancer Society is calling for the government to increase regulations.
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Overdoses remain the leading cause of preventable deaths in BC
They want to incorporate police into provincial mental health and addiction strategies.
The money will support women’s health in Canada and abroad.
Every hour, one new Canadian is diagnosed with Crohn’s disease.
Fewer than 200 people in the world have this illness that has no cure.
"Biosimilar" drugs cost up to 50% less than their original counterparts
Donations are sent to the provincial milk bank for distribution.
Roughly 50,000 unplanned pregnancies occur among people under 25-years-old
A 106% increase since the same time frame last year
Three reductions have been made since Canada’s 1977 lifetime ban.
There is very low risk of transmission of the infection from this case
Upgrades include the hiring of 2 new doctors and 3 nurses.
Symptoms include vomiting, nausea, severe headache, and more.
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Workers in these fields regularly encounter traumatic situations.
He’s designing a diet-based immunotherapy.
Authorities have also asked unvaccinated students of Selkirk Montessori to stay home until May 3rd.
People who were at the Royal Oak shopping complex at the given dates and times may have been exposed to the infection
Based on a survey of medical professionals, patients, and key performance indicators for each hospital
The visitor stayed in both hostels.
People may have been exposed to the disease at two locations in Brentwood Bay
The municipality currently has just one walk-in clinic
“Now I never want to leave my daughter…”
Tests have revealed several tumours in her brain and spine
Individuals may have been exposed to the disease at the given dates and times
The model shifted to the Employer Health Tax this year.
Families are being reminded to check immunization records.
102 individuals had their records illicitly accessed.
There are 6 outbreaks on the island right now. 😷
This time at a community centre in Sidney
It’ll help nearly 54,000 people living in poverty.
The program will run from April through June of this year.
Beacon Community Services has provided the service for the past 15 years
The platform will no longer cater to anti-vaxxers
“Involuntary detention and treatment is the most intrusive form of mental health care available.”
Island Health informed parents of the situation in a letter on Thursday