Saturday, May 25, 2019

U.S. FDA proposes 18-month delay for new nutrition labels

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday proposed giving manufacturers an extra 1-1/2 years to comply with new nutrition label requirements on packaged foods. The agency...

Eyeball tattoos could lead to blindness and severe infections, doctors warn

Medical professionals and body artists say the practice of tattooing the eyeball, which recently left an Ottawa woman facing the prospect of vision loss, is...

Coffee didn’t work to treat Parkinson’s, but may play role in prevention

Caffeine didn't work as a medication to relieve movement symptoms in people with Parkinson's, Canadian researchers have found. Earlier findings had raised hopes that caffeine...

‘Temptation has been removed’: Colonel Gray axes pop from school

In an effort to help encourage students to follow a healthier diet, Colonel Gray High School in Charlottetown has removed all pop and other sugary...

Salmonella outbreak linked to frozen raw breaded poultry products reported in 4 provinces

Public health officials in four provinces are investigating a salmonella outbreak linked to frozen raw breaded chicken products. Thirteen cases have been reported, including seven...

Universal pharmacare would save Canadians $4.2B a year, parliamentary budget officer says

Establishing a universal program for prescription medications would amount to about $4.2 billion in savings annually in Canada, the parliamentary budget officer says in a...

Is your poop the ‘right stuff’? Then this Toronto hospital may want it to...

Thursday September 28, 2017 more stories from this episode Doctors at a Toronto hospital are at the forefront of an icky — yet highly effective — treatment...

Alberta doctors cost province $3.4B last year, up 9% over previous year

There are more doctors setting up shop in Alberta these days, and they are billing the province for more and more money, according to a report...

‘Working with one arm tied behind our back’: Hospitals are ill-equipped to treat obese...

As a man living with obesity, 50-year-old Marty Enokson has dealt with his share of public humiliation. In 2009, complications from weight-loss surgery forced a return to...

‘Working with one arm tied behind our back’: Hospitals are ill-equipped to treat obese...

As a man living with obesity, 50-year-old Marty Enokson has dealt with his share of public humiliation. In 2009, complications from weight-loss surgery forced a return to...