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VANCOUVER - Water from a toilet bowl and thoughts of his family kept a 62-year-old Dawson Creek, B.C., man alive for a week when a stroke left him partially paralyzed on his bathroom floor.

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REGINA - Saskatchewan Health's annual report says 195 critical incidents were reported over the past fiscal year.

Those incidents include mistakes in surgery, to contaminated medication or patient sa

PHILADELPHIA - Michael Guerreri wanted to try human growth hormones so he could look like a pro wrestler. Joe Badalanato hoped HGH would help him become a better football player.

TORONTO - Ottawa has issued a national call for proposals to improve prescribing practices for opioids and other drugs that pose a high risk of abuse or addiction.

Federal Health Minister Rona Ambros

SASKATOON - A self-abusing woman who racked up 17 assault charges for attacks on guards and medical staff at Saskatoon's Regional Psychiatric Centre won't be declared a dangerous offender.

Judge Shei

CALGARY - The Health Quality Council of Alberta says a board member has resigned after a media report about his illegal donations to the provincial Conservative party.

The council says John Vogelzang

TORONTO - Pregnant women with clotting disorders are often prescribed a challenging and cringe-inducing treatment — daily doses of a blood-thinner injected into the abdomen — in a bid to prevent a mis

VANCOUVER - A new study published in the British Medical Journal says Vancouver street youth face an alarmingly high risk of hepatitis C infection.

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