Wednesday, February 21, 2018

‘OK doc, I’m rolling’: Physicians told to expect patients recording them

Physicians are being advised by their insurer that patients could record them using smartphones — with or without permission. The Canadian Medical Protective Association, which...

Adult swaddling therapy fad hits Tokyo

TOKYO (Reuters) - Wrapped up from head to toe in a white bag and gently rocking from side to side, five Japanese mothers are hopeful Tokyo's latest health trend can cure their post-pregnancy aches and pains....

Obama says would support Trump moves to improve U.S. healthcare

BERLIN (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Thursday he would support any move by President-elect Donald Trump to improve healthcare for Amercicans....

Stroke victim, 27, determined to get back on her feet — with husband’s help

At 27 years old, Carly White woke in a hospital bed with no memory of how she got there and a piece missing from her...

CTE confirmed in young B.C. bull rider who suffered repeated concussions

A young B.C. man who died earlier this year has become the first confirmed case of chronic traumatic encephalopathy in a professional bull rider,...

Cancer warning labels on booze aren’t coming back, Yukon says

Yukon's warning labels that drew a link between drinking and cancer risk are gone for good.  "Naturally, I'm disappointed," said Brendan Hanley, Yukon's chief medical officer of health,...

Universal pharmacare would save Canadians $4.2B a year, parliamentary budget officer says

Establishing a universal program for prescription medications would amount to about $4.2 billion in savings annually in Canada, the parliamentary budget officer says in a...

After #MeToo, phone app allows you to legally consent to sex

A Dutch startup is launching an app that will allow people to give legal consent to sex via their mobile in an initiative spurred by...

Health Canada doesn’t know if its dental programs benefiting Indigenous Canadians: report

Health Canada does not know whether its dental programming for Indigenous Canadians is actually improving their oral health. That's one of the findings of the...

Let them fidget: Children with ADHD seem to learn better when they’re moving

Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder may fidget, tap and swivel around in a chair much more than normally developing children because it helps them...

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