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In Canada, This Is A 28-Hour Wait?

TORONTO - A new report says one in 10 Canadians who goes to an emergency department and requires admission to hospital has to wait more than 28 hours for a bed.The report says nine of 10 people who tr...
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Hospital Births In Canada DROP

TORONTO - Hospitals have recorded a drop in the number of babies born across the country, reversing a 10-year trend of increasing birth rates, says a report by the Canadian Institute for Health Inform...
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Supply Of Nurses Surges In Canada

TORONTO - Nurse practitioners are steadily gaining ground in Canada, according to a snapshot of nursing that shows overall growth of the workforce.An annual report released Thursday by the Canadian In...

Health Care Spending Doubles In A Decade

TORONTO - Health-care costs in Canada doubled over the past decade and will cross the $200 billion mark this year, a report released Thursday reveals.The report shows, though, that the growth in healt...