Monday, December 10, 2018

Talcum powder may be associated with respiratory illness and possibly ovarian cancer, Health Canada...

Consumers are being warned to avoid inhaling talcum powder or using the products on female genitals, as exposure may cause potentially serious respiratory effects...

Talcum powder could pose danger to lungs and ovaries, Health Canada warns

Consumers are being warned to avoid inhaling talcum powder or using the product on female genitals, as exposure may cause potentially serious respiratory effects and...

Cutting global air pollution could save a million lives a year by 2050, WHO...

The World Health Organization says curbing climate change will have huge benefits for people's health worldwide. The United Nations agency said Wednesday that meeting the...

New report calls for ‘urgent action’ over mercury poisoning of Grassy Narrows youth, mothers

A new report shows mercury poisoning of the English-Wabigoon river system is having serious, detrimental effects on the health of youth and mothers in Asubpeeschoseewagong...

Healthy baby born to woman following uterus transplant from deceased donor

Brazilian doctors are reporting the world's first baby born to a woman who received a uterus transplanted from a deceased donor. The case, published in...

Your grocery bill could rise 3.5% in 2019 due to soaring vegetable prices, study...

The price of food could increase by up to 3.5 per cent in 2019, an annual study of food prices predicts, but there's good...

Annual grocery bill for average Canadian family could rise $400 next year, study predicts

The price of food could increase by up to 3.5 per cent in 2019, an annual study of food prices predicts, but there's good...

White House claim on fentanyl from China misses the mark

U.S. President Donald Trump is claiming victory in getting China to designate fentanyl a controlled substance, but China took that step against the deadly...

Rampant student vaping leads B.C. high school to lock up bathrooms

A North Vancouver high school is locking up almost all of its student bathrooms, blaming "a very serious issue" with vaping. Seycove Secondary sent out...

NL seniors restrained in long-term care twice the national average: Report

Julie Mitchell recalls seeing her father in restraints during visits to see him in long-term care in 2011 when his dementia advanced to the...