Thursday, June 20, 2019

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...

20 Canadian ideas to improve child health win Grand Challenges funding

An Uber-like connection that can help get pregnant women in Kenya to health care; a 3D printer project to provide orthotic devices for Nepali children...

20 Canadian ideas to improve child health win Grand Challenges funding

An Uber-like connection that can help get pregnant women in Kenya to health care; a 3D printer project to provide orthotic devices for Nepali children...

‘My son is not a statistic’: Mothers send pictures of fentanyl victims to Justin...

When Irene Paterson's son Roger Wong didn't show up for a baseball game the two had planned to attend in June, she became worried. He was battling addiction...

SECOND OPINION | ‘Phantom’ research paper cited at least 400 times by scientists

Here's this week's round-up of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news. If you haven't subscribed yet, you can do that by clicking here. Is...

SECOND OPINION | ‘Phantom’ research paper cited at least 400 times by scientists

Here's this week's round-up of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news. If you haven't subscribed yet, you can do that by clicking here. Is...

Jesse Jackson reveals he has Parkinson’s disease

Rev. Jesse Jackson disclosed publicly Friday that he has been seeking outpatient care for two years for Parkinson's disease and plans to "dedicate" himself...

Nearly 1 million Yemenis without access to clean water, aid group claims

Three cities in Yemen have run out of clean water because a blockade by a Saudi-led coalition has cut imports of fuel needed for...

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...

Toronto police criticized for not disclosing drug squad officer’s fentanyl overdose sooner

A Toronto harm reduction advocate says she's angry with police for not disclosing the overdose death of one of its drug squad officers sooner. Const....