BC Health Care

Made-in-Canada approach to opioid addiction gets nod from prominent medical journal

The recommendations include discouraging rapid detoxification as a remedy and encouraging the use of overdose-reversing drug naloxone as a first-line treatment, rather than methadone.

Parents drop fight to treat baby with cannabis oil as she breathes on her own

Mary Jane Pierce has been breathing on her own without a ventilator for two weeks and the parents are hopeful they can bring her home someday.

One man’s fight to get skin removal surgery covered by health care

Ryan Loriault went from being a rotund 386 pounds (lbs) to a slender 175 in less than two years by diet and exercise alone, but there’s some weight he won’t be able to shift naturally— about 20 lbs....

Can a network health care tool prevent caregiver burnout and patient isolation?

When I discovered Tyze in 2011, I was able to shift out of an isolated reality of caregiving and build a network of support that functioned as a lifeline.