Monday, December 11, 2017

Vape shops fuming over Ontario’s proposed restrictions

People who sell e-cigarettes in Ontario are trying to dissuade the Liberal government from imposing new restrictions on how vape shops can market their...

Health Canada toughens green tea extract warnings

Health Canada is ordering a more explicit warning on labels of green tea extract products over concerns about the risk of liver injury. The over-the-counter pills...

Charlie Gard, British baby who was focus of legal health battle, has died

Critically ill baby Charlie Gard, whose medical and legal story in Britain sparked compassion and controversy around the world, has died. The Daily Mail first...

Alternative medicine might help treat premature ejaculation

Complementary and alternative medicine options may help men manage premature ejaculation, according to a new review of existing research....

1 in 10 medicines in poor countries are fake or substandard, WHO warns

About 11 per cent of medicines in developing countries are counterfeit and likely responsible for the deaths of tens of thousands of children from...

Snacking on bitter apricot kernels? You’re at risk of cyanide poisoning, Health Canada warns

Health Canada says eating "more than a few" bitter apricot kernels puts people at risk of cyanide poisoning.  The seeds found in the pits of...

Toddlers need at least 3 hours of physical activity a day, new guidelines suggest

New guidelines released by Canadian researchers on Monday say kids aged one to four should get at least three hours of physical activity spread throughout...

‘Get out of here! You’ve reached your level’: Former nuclear plant workers fight for...

Al Donahue still remembers the frantic day the alarm went off at Atomic Energy Canada Ltd. in Chalk River, Ont. "As soon as I heard the...

Newly available drug secobarbital could boost number of self-administered assisted deaths

Only a tiny percentage of Canadians who've received medical assistance to end their lives has chosen to self-administer a lethal drug cocktail. But that could...

Ontario working to ban eye tattoos after woman injured

The Ontario government has added a ban on cosmetic eye tattoos to a proposed patient care bill after an Ottawa woman nearly lost her eye.  An artist...

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