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Feds will increase annual health transfer and offer targeted funding with conditions

Feds will increase annual health transfer and offer targeted funding with conditions

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will offer the provinces a "significant" increase to the Canada Health Transfer and additional money if they agree to one-on-one deals targeting specific problem areas in the health-care system.
How women face unique alcohol-use challenges, from physiology to stigma and child care

How women face unique alcohol-use challenges, from physiology to stigma and child care

Lindsay Sutherland Boal was so gripped by shame about her dependence on alcohol that she had a hard time telling her group of mom friends she'd kicked the habit after her seventh attempt at sobriety.
Ontario cannabis shop sales data circulating, provincial pot regulators investigate

Ontario cannabis shop sales data circulating, provincial pot regulators investigate

TORONTO — Ontario cannabis stores are seeing their sales data shared among competitors without approval for at least the second time in a year, sparking concerns for shops competing in an already intense industry.

Funeral home finds woman breathing hours after declared dead

MILLER PLACE, N.Y. (AP) — An 82-year-old woman was pronounced dead at a New York nursing home but found to be breathing three hours later at the funeral home where she had been taken, authorities said.
Florida hospital taking expectant moms, delaying surgeries

Florida hospital taking expectant moms, delaying surgeries

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A major regional hospital system based in northern Florida resumed seeing patients at its clinical practices on Monday, days after a security problem forced it to take its IT network offline.
'Loophole' excuses WHO officials accused of misconduct

'Loophole' excuses WHO officials accused of misconduct

LONDON (AP) — A confidential U.N.
US states take control of abortion debate with funding focus

US states take control of abortion debate with funding focus

LAWRENCE, Kan.
Masking alone wouldn't have eased respiratory virus surge in the fall: PHO document

Masking alone wouldn't have eased respiratory virus surge in the fall: PHO document

TORONTO — Introducing a mask mandate when respiratory viruses surged in the fall may not have eased the crush on pediatric hospitals, a Public Health Ontario science brief obtained by The Canadian Press concludes.
Vancouver council to review new grant proposal for enhancing mental health services

Vancouver council to review new grant proposal for enhancing mental health services

Vancouver city council will review its next steps for a $2.8 million grant to the health authority in what Mayor Ken Sim says will enhance a police partnership with mental health services.
Five things to know about health-care talks Tuesday between Trudeau, premiers

Five things to know about health-care talks Tuesday between Trudeau, premiers

OTTAWA — On Tuesday in Ottawa, Canada's 13 premiers and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will sit around the same table in person for the first time since COVID-19 hoping to find a path toward a new long-term health-care funding deal.
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