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There are almost 130,000 Ontario residents who have “catastrophic” drug expenses and need government assistance to cover their costly medications, a new study shows.
A new study from Mount Sinai hospital suggests that emergency departments may be helping to fuel Canada’s opiate crisis.
A recent study has shown that a large number of developmentally disabled adults prescribed antipsychotics do not have the diagnoses for which these drugs are approved.
A new study out today shows that alcohol may be a factor in one in five opioid-related deaths in Ontario.
Thousands of people with Down syndrome, autism and other developmental disabilities are being prescribed anti-psychotic medication by Ontario doctors despite a lack of evidence that the drugs actually help them, a new study has found.
Pharmacies in Ontario are filling a growing number of prescriptions for opioids, but a new report from the Ontario Drug Policy Research Network suggests this may actually reflect safer prescribing practices.
A small proportion of Ontario doctors who treat people battling opioid addictions prescribe the majority of the medications used to treat the disorder, a study has found, raising concerns about the quality of patient care and access to therapy.
Ontario has seen an almost fourfold jump in the rate of opioid-related deaths over the past 25 years, according to a report published Thursday.