: ' Canada'

New Guidelines for Treating Fibromyalgia in Canada

By Celeste Cooper, RN New guidelines for the treatment of fibromyalgia in Canada were released this week in Winnipeg at the annual meeting of the Canadian Pain Society.  The Canadian Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management [...]

U.S. Fears Flood of Generic Canadian Oxycodone

U.S. drug officials are preparing for a flood of generic Canadian oxycodone to make its way across the border after the Canadian government recently approved six generic versions of the widely abused painkiller OxyContin. Health Canada [...]

New Wave of Drug Abuse Feared if Generic Oxycodone Sold in Canada

Canadian police, doctors and public health officials are warning the “streets would be flooded” with cheap generic versions of oxycodone if Canada’s Health Minister doesn’t reconsider her decision not to ban them. Drug maker Purdue Pharma’s [...]

A Nation in Pain: Ow Canada!

Over 4 out of 10 Canadians have experienced chronic pain and a staggering 90 percent have purchased a pain medication in the past year, according to a new nationwide survey. The survey found that Canadians are [...]

A Canadian Pioneer in a Nice Suit

Imagine someone who is called a “Canadian Pioneer”– and an 18th century picture might pop in your head. Some hearty European immigrant who comes west to become a fur trader, a forester, a miner, or a [...]

Trade Insanity

President Obama pushed free trade agreements with South Korea, Panama and Columbia as part of his jobs-creating legislation. Congress went along for the ride because this was the only path where Republicans and Democrats could agree. [...]

Alaskan pilots throw out flight manuals, use iPads instead

Alaska Airlines has begun issuing iPad tablet computers to its pilots, as part of the company’s use of technology to improve efficiency, protect the environment and enhance flight safety. The 1½-pound iPads get rid of up [...]

Co-founder of McCain Foods, Wallace McCain dies

The staff and employees of McCain Foods Limited were deeply saddened to learn this weekend of the death of the company’s co-founder and friend, G. Wallace F. McCain, who died on Friday. “We hold Wallace close [...]

Free or cheap admission to many art museums on May 18, 2011

More than one hundred art museums across North America are offering free or reduced admission, special programs or other initiatives to celebrate Art Museum Day on May 18, 2011.  The museums are all members of the Association of [...]

“Three Arctic Islands” from Quark Expeditions cruise one of 50 Tours of a Lifetime

This is the third time that National Geographic has honored a Quark voyage, and on this occasion, National Geographic Traveler named “Three Arctic Islands: Triple the Adventure” as one of 2011’s 50 Tours of a Lifetime. To [...]