Healthcare and Medicine

A B.C. College of Pharmacists order restricts Sunrise Pharmacy on Main Street from dispensing any narcotic or controlled drug substance intended for opioid agonist treatment. (Western News File)

Penticton pharmacist receives $20,000 fine and three-month suspension

Joelle Mbamy will be required to retake several courses before being allowed to dispensing medicine

 

Breastfeeding continues to be encouraged during the pandemic, but that doesn’t mean new parents don’t have COVID-19 concerns. Photo: Becky Litz Photography

Breastfeeding during the pandemic: what we know and don’t know

There’s still little research to show if breastmilk transmits COVID-19

 

(Phil McLachlan - Western News)

Carey Bornn, face of the SOS Medical Foundation moving on

The foundation credits the success of their largest fundraising campaign to the efforts of Bornn

 

Aryan Singh Deol with his father Gaganpreet Singh Deol and mother Harpreet Kaur Deol outside the family’s home in Surrey on Monday (Aug. 10). (Photo: Tom Zillich)

Oh baby, what a birthday gift: $2.8M raised to help B.C. boy with rare disease

‘We are very thankful to everybody,’ Aryan Deol’s father says

Aryan Singh Deol with his father Gaganpreet Singh Deol and mother Harpreet Kaur Deol outside the family’s home in Surrey on Monday (Aug. 10). (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Overdose prevention site selected for Okanagan city

Overdose prevention site selected for Okanagan city

Interior Health reveals expansion of Downtown Primary Care Centre in Vernon

Overdose prevention site selected for Okanagan city
Erin Robitaille, a medical radiation technologist at Penticton Regional Hospital, demonstrates a C-Arm imaging unit used in many hip surgeries at PRH. Former Kaleden resident Douglas Dewar has donated $235,000 to acquire a second C-Arm for the hospital.

Former Kaleden resident makes second major donation to regional hospital

Thanks to this donation, the number of hip surgeries at Penticton Regional Hospital could double

Erin Robitaille, a medical radiation technologist at Penticton Regional Hospital, demonstrates a C-Arm imaging unit used in many hip surgeries at PRH. Former Kaleden resident Douglas Dewar has donated $235,000 to acquire a second C-Arm for the hospital.
The provincial seniors advocate says long-term care homes like Mountain Lake Seniors Community seen here in Nelson are already prepared to handle any possible outbreak of COVID-19. Photo: Tyler Harper

B.C. care homes well equipped to prevent COVID-19 outbreaks: seniors advocate

Isobel Mackenzie downplays concerns seniors are at risk

The provincial seniors advocate says long-term care homes like Mountain Lake Seniors Community seen here in Nelson are already prepared to handle any possible outbreak of COVID-19. Photo: Tyler Harper
Combining art and science in a medical practice

Combining art and science in a medical practice

Dr. Andrew Dargie works in emergency medicine and medical aesthetics

  • Jan 27, 2020
Combining art and science in a medical practice