An influential U.S. consumer watchdog is calling on American regulators to take enforcement action against 27 companies — including two Canadian ones — that sell over-the-counter fertility supplements after its investigation found that there’s no scientific evidence the products help women get pregnant. The Washington, D.C.-based Center for Science inRead More →

At the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Dr. Andrea Furlan, a pain specialist, is holding a regular meeting with some of her colleagues.  Sitting around the table are physiotherapists, pharmacists, doctors and nurses. Other health-care professionals have joined in via teleconferencing. The discussion focuses on chronic pain and the role opioids haveRead More →

A U.S. recommendation that consumers avoid vaping products containing the active ingredient in marijuana ahead of their legalization in Canada next month could be a blow to Canadian cannabis companies’ hopes that the higher-margin products will help propel them to profitability. The U.S. Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said FridayRead More →