Anticipating N95 mask shortage, hospital turns to full face snorkel masks
Sunnybrook is taking snorkel masks initially meant for use underwater, and adding a filter meant to catch hazardous particles.
Cannabis still has mystery, Canada’s first weed only academic researcher says
Yang Qu said one of his major goals is to look into the medical capacity of cannabinoids and devise new ways of manufacturing them.
GE’s sprawling power, aviation, health care arms add risk
The sprawling company’s broad reach has left it vulnerable to market shifts in many industries.
Pallister says he’ll take Trudeau’s word over research facility
He’s now ready to move ahead with a health-care funding deal with Ottawa.
Invest $3.3B into health care for boomers: report
CMA says baby boomers will strain the system; price could jump to $17.5 billion in the next five years.
Alberta health care levy to address revenue shortfall
Prentice says deep cuts to programs and services are now off the table.
Medtronic to buy Irish medical device maker Covidien
Will have executive offices in Dublin but operate in Minneapolis.
Saskatchewan NDP leader says healthcare lean program is cult like
Premier Brad Wall calls on Broten to apologize for comments that go too far.
GM to sell $4.5B in notes to pay off debt to union trust funds
GM will also use $1.2 billion from the new bonds to pay off 7% notes, retiring debt held by a trust controlled by Unifor.
Johnson & Johnson recalls 32M contraceptive packages outside US
Company has yet to resolve problems related to quality control and plant upgrades, says University of Michigan pharmaceuticals analyst.