Tuesday, December 11, 2018

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,...

Ottawa to present plan to amend policy that rejects immigrants on medical grounds by...

Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen said today he will present a plan by April to amend an outdated policy that excludes immigrants based on their medical conditions —...

Ottawa ending policy that rejects immigrants on medical grounds by April, Hussen says

Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen said today he will present a plan by April to kill an outdated policy that excludes immigrants based on their medical conditions —...

Desperate family takes out 27 billboards to find kidney donor for Calgary man

The family of a Calgary man has posted an appeal on more than two dozen billboards in and around the city in a desperate...

Enhancing athletic performance on a genetic level

​Doping is always a hot topic at the Olympics. One day, we may never again have to ban the entire Olympic team from Russia, not...

Research lacking on medical marijuana, new prescription guideline suggests

A new guideline for medical marijuana, developed by Edmonton researchers, warns family doctors that the risks may outweigh the benefits for the vast majority...

Cheeseburgers, chocolate milk stay in Canadian Happy Meals as U.S. removes them

McDonald's Canada hasn't decided whether to follow its U.S. counterpart in removing cheeseburgers and chocolate milk from Happy Meals. On Thursday, McDonald's in the U.S. announced...

Sexual assault survivor calls for funding as N.S. counselling grants expire

Sitting sipping tea at a kitchen table, a Pictou County woman recalls the three excruciating days she waited, without being able to shower, for...

‘Startlingly high mortality’ among single dads in Canada

Single fathers often eat worse and binge drink more than parents with more traditional family arrangements, and it's putting them at risk of early...

Treating the youngest opioid patients

Two babies, born 15 months apart to the same young woman overcoming opioid addiction. Two very different treatments. Sarah Sherbert's first child was whisked away...