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Crystal methamphetamine: the 'elephant in the room' on Vancouver's Downtown Eastside

Crouched on the wet floor of the Overdose Prevention Society's trailer on Vancouver's Downtown Eastside, Cody Waldner talks about the first time he got high on crystal methamphetamine.

For opiate addiction, study finds drug-assisted treatment is more effective than detox (Dr. Bohdan Nosyk, BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS)

Say you’re a publicly-insured Californian with an addiction to heroin, fentanyl or prescription narcotics, and you want to quit.

Hospital security guards increasingly using force against Vancouver patients, raising questions of care

Early last October, Nicholas Ellan was admitted to Vancouver General Hospital as a psychiatric patient. A family member had expressed concern for him and contacted authorities.

Lights of Hope campaign returns with a bang (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

The countdown to Christmas officially began in Vancouver last night, as St. Paul’s Hospital was illuminated for this year’s Lights of Hope campaign.

EDITORIAL: Best waylaid plans (Crosstown Clinic)

The fentanyl crisis in B.C. is getting worse.

'Lights of Hope' shine on at St. Paul's Hospital

If you find yourself in downtown Vancouver near St. Paul’s Hospital one of these evenings, get ready to be wowed.

“Lights of Hope” fund raising campaign kicks off

George Keulen, Former Patient and Spiritual Care Provider at St. Paul’s & Dick Vollet, CEO & President, St. Paul’s Foundation join us to talk about this year’s Lights of Hope celebration.

‘Nobody Knows’: UBC struggles to respond to Vancouver’s fentanyl crisis (Dr. Michael Krausz)

Fentanyl in Vancouver is a crisis traditional health services at UBC aren't prepared to face.

Deaths after cardiac surgery low but many patients readmitted to B.C. hospitals after heart procedures

B.C. has the highest rate in Canada of patients being rushed back to hospitals after angioplasty procedures done to open up blocked heart vessels.

National Addictions Awareness Week: battling addiction (Dr. Seonaid Nolan)

This week is National Addictions Awareness Week. Dr. Seonaid Nolan, a St. Paul’s Hospital addictions physician, joins Global News Morning to talk about why it’s important to raise awareness this week.


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