Monthly Archives: June 2017

Nature’s Path recalling granola for possible listeria contamination

Nature’s Path Foods Inc. is recalling Nature’s Path brand Coconut & Cashew Butter Crunchy Granola from store shelves due to possible Listeria contamination. The 720-gram packages, which carry a best-before date of March 2, 2018, are sold at Costco warehouse locations in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba and Saskatchewan. Affected products would have a UPC of 58449172192 printed on them. The Canadian Food ...

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Legalizing cannabis could help reduce opioid use: experts

Leading medical experts say legalizing cannabis may offer new hope to one day reduce the use of opioids — powerful drugs frequently prescribed for the treatment of pain. Dr. Mark Ware, a globally recognized researcher and the vice-chair of the federal government’s task force on legalizing marijuana, says a legal framework for cannabis will help to facilitate further research. He ...

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Canadians can be smug about our health care system when public coverage extends to dental care

It’s very easy to be smug about the Canadian health care system. As politicians in the United States try to figure out whether to classify quality health care as a right or a privilege, Canadians enjoy a universal health care system so entrenched in the national collective consciousness that it’s become synonymous with national pride.   Indeed, a 2012 Leger ...

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