Women, young adults visiting the ER for alcohol-related issues in growing numbers

More and more people are visiting Ontario emergency rooms for alcohol-related problems, according to a new study. And while middle-aged men remain the most frequent patients, women and adults in their late 20s seem to be catching up. Story continues…

Little girl’s family undergoes multiple procedures after swallowing teddy bear’s plastic eye

Hailey Wudwud is bright-eyed and overflowing with joy. You would never know by looking at her that for the past year, she’s been in and out of the intensive care unit at the Royal University Hospital in Saskatoon. Last July,…

Swimmers urged to take precautions with blue-green algae warning in effect along Saint John River

The beach at Mactaquac Provincial Park is the perfect place to soak up the sun and cool off in the water, especially with the province under a heat warning this weekend. Story continues below However, the blue-green algae plaguing lakes…

Sections of Alberta’s Mental Health Act deemed unconstitutional, court rules

A court has ruled six sections of Alberta’s Mental Health Act are unconstitutional after reviewing the case of a Calgary man who was held in hospital for nine months and treated with medications without his consent. The decision was issued…