More than 10,000 people have died from opioid overdoses in the last three years. April 16, 2019 is the National Day of Action on the Overdose Crisis.
Food & Health
Despite its own predictions on the impact of climate change, Toronto cancels its cooling centres for vulnerable populations.
Because of charges laid by survivors, shock machine manufacturers are forced to admit that shock machines cause permanent brain damage. Now survivors are poised for further action.
As long as cancers are profitable and health unprofitable, prevention will be neglected, confined mainly to advising patients not to smoke or gain weight while they continue to be assailed by toxins.
Robin Bicknell talks to David Peck talk about her film "The Genetic Revolution," our complex genetic relationships and the ethical issues around tampering with our genetic makeup.
David J. Climenhaga
Alberta's health-care system has the lowest administrative costs in Canada -- it's already saved what Jason Kenney says his disruptive performance review will deliver.
This week, the state of Oklahoma won a landmark $270-million settlement against one of the world's largest manufacturers of prescription opioids, Purdue Pharma.
While the budget purports to introduce a national food strategy, what it presents is barely a first step, with a mix of food and agriculture initiatives that are largely unconnected.
Brian Goldman talks to Face2Face host David Peck about his book "The Power of Kindness," health care and shame, threats and anxiety, the big reveal, bonding with others and why empathy is a choice.
As Democrats look to Medicare-for-All and Canada as a model, attacks by some in the U.S. on our system will increase.