Some Onion Lake residents say info about diphtheria not coming fast enough after 2 cases confirmed

A three-dimensional computer-generated image of a group of Gram-positive, Corynebacterium diphtheriae, bacteria. The artistic recreation was based upon scanning electron microscopic (SEM) imagery. (The Centre for Disease Control/Illustration by Jennifer Oosthuizen) People... Read more »

Ransomware attack on eHealth forces 31 cancer patients to re-schedule radiation treatment

Saskatchewan Cancer Agency officials say they disconnected from the eHealth network after learning of the hack. (Jason Warick/CBC) A ransomware attack on the computer system that stores confidential medical data for Saskatchewan... Read more »

Mother of mentally ill man who died after police-involved shooting says Sask. health system failed her son

Carey Rigby-Wilcox (right) says her mentally ill 27-year-old son Steven Rigby (left) was failed by the Saskatchewan health system. (Supplied by Carey Rigby-Wilcox) The last time Carey Rigby-Wilcox spoke to her son... Read more »

Saskatoon grocery program caters to sensitive shoppers, charms regulars

Staff at the Safeway on 33rd Street in Saskatoon refrain from using the intercom system or arranging carts during sensory shopping time, every Thursday from six pm to seven pm. (Bridget Yard/CBC... Read more »

Police make two arrests, recover stolen medical supplies for Saskatoon boy with rare condition

Two women were captured on camera taking packages off of Crystal Leptich’s porch on Tuesday in Saskatoon. The boxes contained special bandages for her toddler, who has a rare skin condition. (Screenshot/CBC)... Read more »

Porch thieves make off with $5,100 in medical supplies meant for Saskatoon boy with rare condition

Two women were captured on camera taking packages off of Crystal Leptich’s porch on Tuesday in Saskatoon. The boxes contained special bandages for her toddler, who has a rare skin condition. (Screenshot/CBC)... Read more »

Saskatchewan government considers funding first supervised consumption site

AIDS Saskatoon will open the site in 2020 but is requesting $1.3 million in funding annually to keep the site open around the clock. (Tina Lovgreen/CBC) Saskatchewan’s health minister says the government... Read more »

Sask. man with cerebral palsy says government social worker suggested divorce to restore disability payments

Allen Hall and his wife Marianne Hollman-Hall at home in Saskatoon. The two have been married for 23 years this month. (Chanss Lagaden/CBC) A Saskatoon man, who lost his provincial disability payments when his... Read more »

Hep C treatment is better than ever, but many Sask. patients aren’t using it

Nurse clinician Lesley Gallagher and former hepatitis C patient Don Lesser examine a model of a liver at various stages of health. (Don Somers/ CBC) It all started when one of Don... Read more »

‘It’s been a roller-coaster’: Sask. nurse prepares for appeal after $26K penalty over Facebook post

Carolyn Strom is appealing a $26,000 penalty laid against her by the Saskatchewan Registered Nurses Association. (Chanss Lagaden/CBC) It’s been a tough four years for Carolyn Strom. In 2016, the Prince Albert,... Read more »