This Soup’s for You | The Tyee

This Soup’s for You | The Tyee

Also in this series: Let’s Share The man in a grey puffer jacket strolls into Lonsdale Quay Market with his sunglasses on. As he walks through the food court, past a handful of customers enjoying their lunches on a Monday in December, he doesn’t break his stride. Announcements, Events & more from Tyee and select … Read more

Let’s Share. A Visit to Union Gospel Mission

Let’s Share. A Visit to Union Gospel Mission

The day I drop into the Union Gospel Mission turns out to be a particularly hectic one. Some of the heightened activity is expected, some is circumstantial. The UGM is busy prepping for its biggest annual event, Christmas dinner, to be held on Dec. 3, just five days away. Announcements, Events & more from Tyee … Read more

Amgen in Advanced Talks to Buy Horizon Therapeutics

Amgen in Advanced Talks to Buy Horizon Therapeutics

Amgen Inc. AMGN -2.42% is in advanced talks to buy drug company Horizon Therapeutics HZNP 0.39% PLC, according to people familiar with the matter, in a takeover likely to be valued at well over $20 billion and mark the largest healthcare merger of the year. The U.S. biotechnology company was the last of three suitors … Read more

Theranos Ex-President Sunny Balwani to Be Sentenced Today

Theranos Ex-President Sunny Balwani to Be Sentenced Today

SAN JOSE, Calif.—When Theranos Inc.’s former No. 2 executive is sentenced on Wednesday, he may get a longer prison term than his boss, who was at the center of the fraud at the company she founded.  Mr. Balwani’s former business partner and ex-girlfriend, Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes, was sentenced last month to 11¼ years for … Read more

CVS Tries Out Remote System to Help Fill Prescriptions

CVS Tries Out Remote System to Help Fill Prescriptions

CVS Health Corp. CVS 0.91% is testing a system that allows pharmacists to process prescriptions in part remotely, a move it said could improve store working conditions and the experience for customers as the company grapples with a shortage of pharmacists. CVS has equipped roughly 8,000 of its more than 9,000 U.S. drugstores with technology … Read more

Concerns raised over changes to Canada's assisted dying laws – Global News

Concerns raised over changes to Canada's assisted dying laws – Global News

Concerns raised over changes to Canada’s assisted dying laws  Global News Opinion: Assisted death shouldn’t be the fastest ‘treatment’ option for people with mental illness  The Globe and Mail Canada should pause MAID for people with mental disorders: psychiatrists – Canada News  Castanet.net MAiD legislation: Experts want delay for inclusion of mental disorders | CTV News  CTV News Winnipeg … Read more

New York health commissioner Mary Bassett to resign

New York health commissioner Mary Bassett to resign

New York state Health Commissioner Mary Bassett will resign on Jan. 1, marking a departure of the highest-profile member of Gov. Kathy Hochul’s cabinet before she starts her new four-year term.  In a statement, Bassett said she plans to return to the Harvard Chan School of Public Health.  “This was a very difficult decision. I … Read more

General Electric Sets Healthcare Division Spinoff Plans

General Electric Sets Healthcare Division Spinoff Plans

The planned spinoff of GE HealthCare Technologies is part of General Electric’s overall plan to split into three separate public companies. Photo: Charles Krupa/Associated Press Updated Nov. 30, 2022 9:03 pm ET General Electric Co. set the terms for the spinoff of its healthcare division, putting an initial value of roughly $31 billion on the … Read more

A Fast Track to Addiction Treatment Is Coming to St. Paul’s

A Fast Track to Addiction Treatment Is Coming to St. Paul’s

The downtown Vancouver hospital at an epicentre of British Columbia’s mounting toxic drug crisis will soon have a new model to improve substance use and mental health care. Announcements, Events & more from Tyee and select partners CONTEST: Win a Pair of Tickets to ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ Four lucky readers will get free passes … Read more