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  • By REBECCA SOARES The opioid addiction crisis is an epidemic striking not only the United States but also Canada. When a crisis hits, U.S. authorities take measures to combat it, but this is not the case in Canada. While the opioid addiction problem continues to grow, doctors in this country are still prescribing an alarming number of painkillers. According to the health-data company QuintilesIMS, in 2016 there were 19 million prescriptions dispensed by retail pharmacies...

    Opioid addiction crisis growing at a deadly rate

    By REBECCA SOARES The opioid addiction crisis is an epidemic striking not only the United States but also Canada. When a crisis hits, U.S. authorities take measures to combat it, but this is not the case in Canada. While the opioid addiction problem continues to grow, doctors in this country are still prescribing an alarming number of painkillers. According to the health-data company QuintilesIMS, in 2016 there were 19 million prescriptions dispensed by retail pharmacies...

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  • BY ANDREW BENNEY Women across the country will soon have another choice in terms of abortion, with the long-expected arrival of an abortion pill.. This new non-surgical option for Canadian women, which has been delayed since November, comes in the form of the pill, Mifegymiso, which was approved by Health Canada in July 2015. The exact date of the release is still unknown, but the Canadian distribution company responsible for the drug, Celopharma Inc., said...

    New abortion pill a great option

    BY ANDREW BENNEY Women across the country will soon have another choice in terms of abortion, with the long-expected arrival of an abortion pill.. This new non-surgical option for Canadian women, which has been delayed since November, comes in the form of the pill, Mifegymiso, which was approved by Health Canada in July 2015. The exact date of the release is still unknown, but the Canadian distribution company responsible for the drug, Celopharma Inc., said...

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