Friday, April 26, 2019

Georgian College cancels diploma in homeopathy

Georgian College says it is cancelling its controversial advanced diploma program in homeopathy. The announcement came just hours after the college told CBC News it...

Alysena 28 birth control pills recalled due to chipped pills, Health Canada announces

One lot of Alysena 28 birth control pills is being recalled after complaints about chipped pink pills, the distributor says. Health Canada said Friday it is advising people...

Birth control recalled over chipped pills

One lot of Alysena 28 birth control pills is being recalled after complaints about chipped pink pills, the distributor says. Health Canada said Friday it is advising people...

Facing Race: Your life. Your stories. Your identity.

The Current   Facing Race Facing Race town hall in Halifax2:35:13 Join CBC Radio's The Current in Halifax, Montreal, and Vancouver for three town halls exploring pressing issues...

Health Minister Petitpas Taylor rolls out new food package labels

Federal Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor rolled out proposals Friday for new packaging labels for foods high in saturated fat, sugar or sodium — proposals that exempt some products, including...

B.C. hockey star’s new foundation aims to improve screening for sudden cardiac death

A former Vancouver Giants captain who nearly died of sudden cardiac arrest on the ice has launched a non-profit foundation that promotes prevention and screening of...

Misconceptions about ibuprofen have led 15% of adults to take unsafe amounts, researcher says

Many adults who use ibuprofen and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs take too much, increasing their risk of serious side-effects like internal bleeding and heart attacks, a U.S....

Human eggs successfully grown in the lab

Scientists have succeeded for the first time to grow human eggs in a laboratory from the earliest stages in ovarian tissue all the way...

Guelph girl, 12, died from flu, second death suspected to be flu-related

Layna Vu Pollard would have turned 13 on March 27. But the Grade 7 student from Westminster Woods Public School in Guelph died on Jan. 31...

Research suggests ping pong can help Alzheimer’s patients, but these folks just want to...

Up until two years ago, the last time Mildred Patterson had held a ping pong paddle was during the Second World War. Then a table...