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Depending on the temperature outside, experts say a dog left in a vehicle could dehydrate in less than five minutes. more
Provincial data shows Alberta recently had its lowest monthly opioid death total since April 2020. According to its report, 90 people died from opioid-related causes this April. more
The emergency department at South Okanagan General Hospital will undergo a 12-hour closure this weekend. more
The British Columbia government is bringing in new programs to address the growing demand for gynecological cancer surgical care in Kelowna and Surrey. more
Menstrual cups are reusable tampon alternatives that collect blood rather than absorb it. Here's how they work. more
A widespread tech outage reportedly, triggered by a software update from cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike, disrupted operations at airports, airlines, banks and hospitals. more
My husband and I dreamed of living in Florida. But when we finally moved, me and the kids hated it and it was the final straw in our relationship. more
Since 2022, there has been an increase in warnings issued and the need for river rescues, the City of Edmonton said. more
BC Conservative Leader John Rustad said the plan would maintain a publicly-funded system that provides care through private, out-of-province and public facilities. more
Medicare and Medicare Advantage provide some coverage for dementia, beginning with the diagnosis. more
A Spruce Grove family has a reminder about boating safety after their six-year-old girl ended up in the emergency room with carbon monoxide poisoning. more
Recent U.S. regulations on dog entry due to rabies concerns highlight the ongoing threat of the disease, which remains a serious issue in Canada despite a decline in cases. more
The dozen falls put the hospital on track to eclipse the number of similar injuries last year, and don't include falls treated at other hospitals in B.C. more
Among the unexpected findings were psilocybin and psilocin, the two active and illegal components of psychedelic mushrooms more
Alexis Ohanian announced that he has Lyme disease, despite displaying no symptoms. more
Around the world, society thrives when women can access the care and services they need, including contraceptives. more
The Team USA Medical Team will don stars, stripes, and stethoscopes at the Paris 2024 Games. more
Busy people who rely on fast food joints may worry that they are unwittingly eating ultra-processed foods. Here's what a dietitian would order at Chipotle. more
Even Mark Zuckerberg is a fan of Brazilian jiu-jitsu. The tech mogul won some medals after competing at a tournament last May. more
Residents in the south west neighbourhood of Linden Woods are sharing concerns after approval was granted for a temporary small scale addictions support centre in the community. more
Under the new policy, paramedics and firefighters won't respond to calls on the 900 block of Pandora Avenue without a police escort. more
An expert explains how antioxidants, such as vitamins A, C, E and carotenoids and selenium, may help prevent some skin cancers. more
After the positive COVID-19 test, Biden was prescribed the antiviral drug Paxlovid and has taken his first dose, his doctor said. more
There's been a ruckus at the Vancouver Aquarium's animal hospital these days as two orphaned sea otter pups call out from opposite ends of the room. more
TMJ treatments are often not covered by medical or dental insurance, leaving patients with a few hundred dollars to tens of thousands of dollars in debt. more
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