Health Care & Hospitals This section contains releases covering every aspect of the health care industry, with special focus on hospitals and medical groups. Find information on upcoming medical and health care conferences, along with study results, policy changes, and news of advancements in the field. Also included are announcements of awards won by doctor, surgeons, and other health care providers as well as financial and company information regarding new appointments and partnerships, funding, quarterly reports, and legal news.

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20:12 ET Updated Food Recall Warning - Red, yellow, white, and sweet yellow onions grown by Thomson International Inc. and imported from the USA recalled due to Salmonella

Product photos are available at: https://www.inspection.gc.ca/eng/1596839864445/1596839865455 OTTAWA, ON, Aug. 7, 2020 /CNW/ - The food recall...


17:01 ET Mountain Valley MD Secures Distribution Rights for New Agricultural Plant Stimulant

VANCOUVER, BC, Aug. 7, 2020 /CNW/ - Mountain Valley MD Holdings Inc. (the "Company" or "MVMD") (CSE: MVMD) (FRA: 20MP) is pleased to announce...


17:00 ET Dr. Caroline Tosoni Joins with Dermapure

Represents Dermapure's entry into the Ottawa market and the second partnership in Ontario MONTREAL, Aug. 7, 2020 /CNW/ - Dermapure Group...


16:19 ET Government of Canada COVID-19 Update for Indigenous Peoples and communities

OTTAWA, TRADITIONAL ALGONQUIN TERRITORY, ON, Aug. 7, 2020 /CNW/ - As of August 6, ISC is aware of these confirmed cases of COVID-19 for First...


16:10 ET Update - Public Health Notice: Outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to red onions imported from the United States

OTTAWA, ON, Aug. 7, 2020 /CNW/ - There is no evidence to suggest that onions grown in Canada are associated with this outbreak. Onions imported ...


15:25 ET Information Update - Certain hand sanitizers containing technical-grade ethanol may pose health risks

OTTAWA, ON, Aug. 7, 2020 /CNW/ - Health Canada is advising Canadians that the following hand sanitizers, which contain technical-grade ethanol, ...


13:46 ET Canada's Forest Sector Developing Biodegradable Face Mask Filters

OTTAWA, ON, Aug. 7, 2020 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is taking strong, immediate and effective action to mitigate the impacts of COVID-19...


12:32 ET IRICoR makes additional investment in ExCellThera

Investment will support clinical trial in sickle cell disease MONTREAL, Aug. 7, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - IRICoR, a Centre of Excellence in...


12:29 ET PharmaCielo Announces Results of AGM

TORONTO, Aug. 7, 2020 /CNW/ - PharmaCielo Ltd. ("PharmaCielo" or the "Company") (TSXV: PCLO) (OTCQX: PCLOF), the Canadian parent of Colombia's...


11:00 ET COVID-19 Pandemic - The government presents its daily update

QUÉBEC CITY, Aug. 7, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The latest data of the evolution of COVID-19 in Québec reveal 108 new cases, bringing the total number ...


10:43 ET Tetra Bio-Pharma Inc. Virtually Opens The Market

TORONTO, Aug. 7, 2020 /CNW/ - Dr. Guy Chamberland, CEO and Chief Regulatory Officer, Tetra Bio-Pharma Inc. (TSX: TBP), joined his team and...


10:15 ET Canada and New Brunswick invest in improved wastewater facilities for residents of Greater Shediac

BOUDREAU-OUEST, NB, Aug. 7, 2020 /CNW/ - The governments of Canada and New Brunswick recognize the different ways that the COVID-19 pandemic...


10:08 ET First hospitals in U.S. implant next-generation cardiac device to reduce risk of stroke

On Aug. 5, 2020, physicians at the Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute (TCAI) at St. David's Medical Center in Austin, Texas, and Los Robles...


10:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Notice to the media - COVID-19 Update (August 7, 2020) - Government of Canada officials to hold a news conference on coronavirus disease/

OTTAWA, ON, Aug. 7, 2020 /CNW/ - Government of Canada officials will hold a news conference to provide an update on coronavirus disease...


08:00 ET Notice to the media - COVID-19 Update (August 7, 2020) - Government of Canada officials to hold a news conference on coronavirus disease

OTTAWA, ON, Aug. 7, 2020 /CNW/ - Government of Canada officials will hold a news conference to provide an update on coronavirus disease...


06:30 ET HLS Therapeutics to Present at the Canaccord Genuity 40th Annual Growth Conference

TORONTO, Aug. 7, 2020 /CNW/ - HLS Therapeutics Inc. ("HLS" or the "Company") (TSX: HLS), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on central...


06:00 ET New Poll Shows Over 90% of Ontario Seniors Want to Live at Home as They Age, and Want Government to Invest to Help Them do it

TORONTO, Aug. 7, 2020 /CNW/ - According to a new study conducted by Campaign Research Inc. on behalf of Home Care Ontario, virtually all...


02:00 ET Olympus announces acquisition of Arc Medical Design Limited from Norgine B.V.

Olympus Corporation today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Arc Medical Design Limited (Arc Medical Design), a...


Aug 06, 2020, 22:14 ET Updated Food Recall Warning - Freshpoint Foodservice brand red and jumbo onions grown by Thomson International Inc. and imported from the USA recalled due to Salmonella

Product photos are available at: http://inspection.gc.ca/eng/1596757398225/1596757398700 OTTAWA, ON, Aug. 6, 2020 /CNW/ - The food recall...


Aug 06, 2020, 20:00 ET ESSA Pharma Provides Corporate Update and Reports Financial Results for Fiscal Third Quarter Ended June 30, 2020

VANCOUVER, BC and HOUSTON, Aug. 6, 2020 /CNW/ - ESSA Pharma Inc. ("ESSA", or the "Company") (NASDAQ: EPIX) (TSX-V: EPI), a clinical-stage...


Aug 06, 2020, 19:10 ET Government of Canada is providing assistance to urban Indigenous organizations in the Greater Toronto Area to address the COVID-19 pandemic

TORONTO, Aug. 6, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, on behalf of the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett,...


Aug 06, 2020, 19:06 ET WELL Health Announces Conference Call for Second Quarter Fiscal 2020 and Presentation at the Canaccord Genuity Growth Conference

VANCOUVER, BC, Aug. 6, 2020 /CNW/ - WELL Health Technologies Corp. (TSX: WELL) ("WELL" or the "Company"), a company focused on consolidating...


Aug 06, 2020, 17:57 ET GDI Integrated Facility Services Inc. Releases its Financial Results for the Second Quarter Ended June 30, 2020

Q2 2020 revenue of $326.7 million - an increase of $14.0 million or 4.4% over Q2 2019. Q2 2020 Adjusted EBITDA1 of $22.5 million - an increase...


Aug 06, 2020, 17:01 ET Richards Packaging Income Fund announces 2020 Second Quarter Results

TORONTO, Aug. 6, 2020 /CNW/ - Richards Packaging Income Fund (TSX: RPI.UN) (the "Fund") announced today results for the quarter ended June 30,...


Aug 06, 2020, 17:01 ET Liminal Biosciences to Present at Canaccord 40th Annual Growth Conference

LAVAL, QC, and CAMBRIDGE, England, Aug. 6, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Liminal BioSciences Inc. (Nasdaq: LMNL) ("Liminal BioSciences" or the...