Monday, May 20, 2019

Suicide attempts on the rise in children

The increasing number of children being transported to hospitals for suicide attempts or suicidal thoughts is considered alarming, but the Canadian data are too...

Chemotherapy: genetic tests accessible everywhere in Quebec

Good news for people with cancer: Three genetic tests to determine if their body will tolerate chemotherapy will soon be available everywhere in Quebec,...

Hospitals: security guards demand more training and resources

The suicide of a lady, the madness of a patient constantly trying to escape, the marked presence of heavily intoxicated people. Security guards in...

Mandatory overtime: Beneficiary attendants also affected

The problem of compulsory overtime, which was previously the lot of nurses, is increasingly affecting the number of staff at the helm, because of...

Jeff Petry: “It’s worse than last year”

Although the Canadiens had 25 points more than last season, players had difficulty seeing the glass half full during their end-of-season check-up as they...

Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada looks at cannabis

Many people sing the praises of the therapeutic virtues of cannabis, but what about its true effectiveness in treating pain? The question is all...

After France, Canada wants to ban breast implants

Health Canada follows suit with the French authorities and suspends the license to sell breast implants that can lead to the development of a...

Meningococcal infection: Julia Cianci’s funeral celebrated on Saturday

The funeral of the young woman who was swept away in Montreal on March 23 by a meningococcal infection that had appeared only a...

Gynecology in Lachine: request for injunction rejected

The Quebec Superior Court rejected an application for a temporary injunction requested by health professionals and patients at the Lachine Gynecology Clinic of the...

Dementia among seniors: an elite team for complex cases

At the sound of a waltz, Gertrude Holzmann, 77, performs a few dance steps in the arms of attendee experienced beneficiaries Arturo Sosa. The...

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