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Of 28 countries with public health care, Canada among highest spenders, says Fraser Institute

But country ranks near bottom for number of doctors, hospital beds, MRIs and wait times Despite spending more on health care than most other developed...

CMA/CNA call for urgent action during emergency COVID-19 summit

Without health workers, there is no health care, say country’s doctors and nurses With COVID-19 infection rates stabilizing in certain areas of Canada but still...

Laval’s $150,000 Covid vaccine lottery winner is media-shy

Jocelyne Thibodeau ‘does not wish to speak,’ says Quebec Health Ministry official A woman from Laval who was the winner of the provincial government’s $150,000...

Laval holds its 48th blood donor clinic Sept. 9 – 10

No walk-ins, pre-registration necessary to give blood Keeping in mind that blood is essential for assuring everyone’s health, the City of Laval will be holding...

Quebec aims to deploy 90,000 CO2 detectors in schools by mid-December

Education ministry had wanted to complete task by autumn and back-to-school Air quality experts with the Quebec government are giving their assurances that up to...

Laval is hoping Moderna will build a facility at Cité de la Biotech

U.S.-based vaccine maker has benefited hugely from the COVID-19 pandemic With one of its most prized pieces of industrial parkland primed and ready to welcome...

JGH research offers hope to help reduce COVID-19 suffering

Consortium pursues promise seen in boosting levels of protein ‘OAS1’ An international consortium, including scientists from the Lady Davis Institute at the Jewish General Hospital...

CHSLD Sainte-Dorothée was unprepared for COVID-19, witnesses tell inquiry

Long-term care facility had the highest death toll, with 100 fatalities during first wave CHSLD Sainte-Dorothée, the Quebec long-term care home most impacted by COVID-19...

Laval is now in a yellow zone

As of this past Monday, all regions of Quebec have turned to either yellow or green zones with the loosening of many health restrictions....

INRS study links prostate cancer to obesity

Prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer among Canadian men and the third leading cause of cancer death. Abdominal obesity appears to...