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Manitoba Ombudsman Warns Pharmacists

Pharmacists have been warned by the Manitoba Ombudsman that they should respect the desire of patients to remain anonymous, particularly while receiving emergency// contraception. A woman had already complained that embarrassing questions were asked by the pharmacists while she was buying the Levonorgestrel, also called the drug Plan B. The questions asked were with regard to the woman’s sexual r...

Tobacco industry legally sued by Manitoba and other provinces

The bone of contention between provinces and tobacco industry battle is// the health care costs. ..The suit is of a multibillion-dollar nature and could kick into high gear within two years. This info was provided by Manitoba Health Minister Tim Sale. ....Tim Sale said, "This will unfold in a stepwise fashion over the next couple of years. We are putting Manitoba in a position to work with our...

Tuberculosis Outbreak In Manitoba Reserve

Health officials in Manitoba are facing public ire for not acting quickly to curb the tuberculosis outbreak that has occurred in northern Manitoba First Nations communities.// It is reported that at least 19 people have been diagnosed with the condition in and around the Garden Hill reserve. ..Jack Harper, a resident of Garden Hill told CBC News that he became aware that his wife had the condit...
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