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Prescription heroin in Vancouver will be handed to addicts in a game-changing experiment (Providence Crosstown Clinic)

A progressive new strategy in British Columbia has been adopted in the war on opiates. Beginning next week, Vancouver will experiment with prescription heroin for addicts.

Canadian doctors' treatment for extreme heroin addiction? Prescription-grade heroin (Providence Crosstown Clinic)

Doctors in Vancouver are administering 120 severe heroin addicts with legal doses of the drug this week, marking the first legal dosage of heroin outside of clinical research in North America.

Vancouver gives addicts prescription heroin treatment (Providence Crosstown Clinic)

Vancouver has reportedly given prescription heroin to addicted patients and they are the first country in North America to do such a revolutionary treatment program.

Mandatory health care worker flu shots lagging in Vancouver despite looming deadline

Just over half of health care providers in Metro Vancouver have received their flu shots this fall despite a looming deadline requiring them to get immunized or wear a mask during flu season.

Vancouver Bach Choir set for St. Paul's Lights of Hope

The Vancouver Bach Choir (VBC) invites the community to herald the festive season at one of Vancouver's most anticipated holiday events: the Lights of Hope Community Celebration, presented by St. Paul's Hospital Foundation, Thursday, November 27 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. (VBC performance at 7:20 p.m.) at St. Paul's Hospital.

Vancouver is first North American city to give addicts prescription heroin treatment (Providence Crosstown Clinic)

Vancouver is now the first North American city to offer prescription heroin to severely addicted patients in a ground-breaking treatment program.

Vancouver clinic to offer prescription heroin to addicts (Providence Crosstown Clinic)

How do you help drug addicts? One city in North America plans to supply them with prescription heroin. Yeah, that exists. According to The Atlantic on Sunday, clinics in Canada have gained the permission they needed to finally get addicts into a program where heroin is the answer.

Prescription heroin soon to be available from Vancouver addictions clinic (Providence Crosstown Clinic)

After a B.C. Supreme Court battle pitting long-term heroin addicts against the federal government, prescription heroin will soon be administered from a Vancouver addictions clinic.

Doctors cleared to prescribe heroin to Canadian addicts (Providence Crosstown Clinic)

Doctors at Providence Crosstown Clinic are to become the first medical staff in North America allowed to prescribe medical grade heroin to addicts.

Prescription heroin to be given to addicts for first time (Providence Crosstown Clinic)

Prescription heroin will be given out to addicts for the first time in Canada this week.

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