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Wonder Drug Reverses Overdoses In B.C.

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | Posted 02.10.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"That little 0.4 vial is magic. It’s amazing, the turnaround. It saves a life."

Improperly Cleaned Endoscopes Used In 10,000 B.C. Procedures

CBC | Posted 03.17.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Northern Health says about 10,000 patients in Prince George underwent procedures with endoscopes that weren't properly cleaned. The endoscopes were ...

B.C. Enterovirus-Linked Death Is First In Canada

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.17.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The death of a young man from Metro Vancouver linked to enterovirus D68 has spurred renewed warnings to people with underlying health cond...

B.C. Child With Enterovirus Infection Partially Paralyzed

CP | Sheryl Ubelacker, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.01.2014 | Canada British Columbia

TORONTO - A new threat is emerging in the outbreak of the respiratory illness enterovirus D68 — a small number of infected patients in Canada and th...

B.C. Suspends Flu Vaccine

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.27.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - British Columbia's supply of flu vaccine has been reduced by 30 per cent just as the seasonal campaign to get a shot kicks off, but the pro...

New E.Coli Cases Confirmed In B.C.

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.12.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Two new cases of E. coli connected to the massive beef recall at the XL Foods plant in Alberta have been confirmed in British Columbia.The...

Federal Inspectors Begin 'Detailed Assessment'

CBC | Posted 12.09.2012 | Canada Alberta

XL Foods, the plant at the centre of a massive E. coli-related beef recall, says it has addressed all the safety issues and concerns raised by the Can...

Don't Tango With These Mangoes

CBC | Posted 10.30.2012 | Canada Living

Federal officials have expanded a recall of mangoes grown in Mexico because they could be contaminated with salmonella. Last week's origin...

The Case Of The Missing Flu

CP | Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.06.2012 | Canada

TORONTO - It's a bit confounding, even for influenza.This year's Northern Hemisphere flu season has been markedly mild in many places — Canada, the ...

You've Got... An STD: The New Ecard Service In BC

CP | Posted 10.08.2011 | Canada

VANCOUVER - It's a note delivering an intimate message to a romantic partner -- but this letter is definitely not sealed with a kiss. "I'm so sorry...