Sask. man with cerebral palsy says government social worker suggested divorce to restore disability payments

A Saskatoon man, who lost his provincial disability payments when his wife became eligible for a federal pension and benefit, says a government social worker suggested he get a divorce to restore his payments — something the Saskatchewan Ministry of Social Services says is against policy. ...

Hep C treatment is better than ever, but many Sask. patients aren’t using it

It all started when one of Don Lesser's friends died of liver cancer. "I thought I was next," said Lesser, who was diagnosed with hepatitis C shortly after the death. He started his first round of treatment a few months later....

‘It’s been a roller-coaster’: Sask. nurse prepares for appeal after $26K penalty over Facebook post

It's been a tough four years for Carolyn Strom. In 2016, the Prince Albert, Sask., nurse was found guilty of professional misconduct by the Saskatchewan Registered Nurses Association after a 2015 post she made on Facebook, criticizing the health care her grandfather...

‘A very dangerous situation’: psychiatrists sound alarm over Sask. children’s hospital design

The doors are about to open at Saskatchewan's first children's hospital, but psychiatrists say the $284 million building is rife with safety and suicide risks. They include poor sight lines from the nursing stations, dangerous equipment stored in unlocked cupboards and...

Sask.’s first safe injection site to open next year

Saskatchewan's first safe injection site will open next year. AIDS Saskatoon has received approval from Health Canada to operate a "Safe Consumption Site," according to a news release. AIDS Saskatoon officials say it will be a key factor in combating...

Sask.’s first safe consumption site for people who use drugs to open next year

Saskatchewan's first safe consumption site for people who use drugs will open next year. AIDS Saskatoon has received approval from Health Canada to operate a "Safe Consumption Site," according to a news release. The site would offer a safe place...

‘The real work has gotta start now’: Sask.’s first safe drug consumption site approved

One advocate is welcoming the decision to approve Saskatchewan's first safe drug consumption site. "We are very excited about this, but we always get that sombre reminder of why it's needed. It feels quite good but the real work s...

Needle-vending machines are part of the response to STI outbreaks in Saskatchewan

Drug users who have long sought to keep others safe by voluntarily distributing clean needles are now getting paid for their work in North Battleford, Sask., where public health workers are responding to recent outbreaks of HIV and syphilis.  The program...

Needle-vending machines are part of the response to HIV and STI outbreaks in Saskatchewan

Drug users who have long sought to keep others safe by voluntarily distributing clean needles are now getting paid for their work in North Battleford, Sask., where public health workers are responding to recent outbreaks of HIV and syphilis.  The program...

Sask. woman creates baby dolls so lifelike they’re mistaken for the real thing

Lorna Robert ships babies to people around the world. Robert is a retired artist and child psychologist who contracted Lyme disease from a tick three years ago. Her friends ask her what she does all day now, in the place of...
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