N.B. falls short of target to improve system following suicide of teen

Chris Daken isn’t sure the government has made enough changes to prevent his daughter’s death if she were to walk into an emergency room today — exactly 15 months after she asked for... Read more »

Horizon Health Network creates Indigenous patient navigator role to offer culturally safe care

In an effort to provide better care, the Horizon Health Network has created a new role of Indigenous patient navigator. The role was conceived through years of consultation with First Nation stakeholders.... Read more »

At least 8% of New Brunswickers have had COVID-19, so what does that mean for immunity?

About eight per cent of New Brunswickers have had COVID-19, according to figures from the province, but the actual percentage of the population with immunity from a previous infection is likely closer... Read more »

New Brunswick records 7 new COVID-19 deaths, pandemic death toll surpasses 400

Seven more New Brunswickers have died from COVID-19, pushing the pandemic death toll past 400, but the number of people hospitalized because of the virus dropped to 47 from 81 in the... Read more »

COVID-19 prevention drug coming for immunocompromised New Brunswickers

A drug that could prevent immunocompromised people from developing COVID-19 will soon be available in New Brunswick. Evusheld was approved last month by Health Canada for people aged 12 or older who are... Read more »

Confectionery products recalled over possible salmonella contamination

Dozens of products sold under the brand name Elite are being recalled in Canada over fears of salmonella contamination. Most of the 97 affected products are confectionery, including chocolates, candies and gum.... Read more »

Addictions doctor to purchase Clinic 554 for use as apartments for those in recovery

A deal is in the works for Clinic 554 to be purchased and turned into an apartment building for people recovering from drug addiction. Dr. Sara Davidson, the director of River Stone... Read more »

Pandemic deaths in New Brunswick found to be much higher than official government count

New Brunswick recorded an estimated 423 deaths more than normal during an eight-week outbreak of the COVID-19 delta variant last fall, prompting questions about whether pandemic-related fatalities are being significantly underreported by the province’s... Read more »

New Brunswick has no mystery neurological illness, committee finds

Almost one year after the New Brunswick government sounded alarm about “a distinct atypical neurological syndrome” causing symptoms ranging from muscle spasms to visual hallucinations, the province now says there is no... Read more »