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Opioid-related overdoses cause life expectancy in Canada to stall for first time in 40 years

VANCOUVER — Life expectancy rates in Canada have stopped increasing for the first time in four decades, says a Statistics Canada report that blames opioid-related overdoses for deaths in British Columbia, followed by Alberta. Canadians concerned about young adults dying from overdoses should demand drug-policy changes by “holding politicians’ feet to the fire,” said an… Read More »

‘I get glimmers of my dad, but they’re only glimmers’ – Daughter who returned home from Canada to care for her dad on the ‘long goodbye’

Máire-Anne Doyle with her father Brian, who has dementia ‘I get glimmers of my dad, but they’re only glimmers’ – Daughter who returned home from Canada to care for her dad on the ‘long goodbye’ Independent.ie According to the Alzheimer Society of Ireland, the number of people with dementia in Ireland is expected to more… Read More »

In Florida, Drug Re-Importation From Canada Finds New Champions, Old Snags

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said Wednesday he intends to bring down skyrocketing drug prices by leaning on an existing federal law that could enable the state to import prescription meds wholesale from Canada, where they’re much cheaper. He’s citing direct support from President Donald… Read More »