Saturday, July 20, 2019

Young Canadians who vape are twice as likely to want to try cigarettes, researchers...

Middle and high school students in Canada who tried an e-cigarette are twice as likely to be susceptible to smoking cigarettes, which researchers call...

Young Canadians who vape are twice as likely to move on to cigarettes, researchers...

Middle and high school students in Canada who tried an e-cigarette are twice as likely to be susceptible to smoking cigarettes, which researchers call...

B.C. woman who challenged right-to-die laws gets medically assisted death

One of two British Columbia women challenging the federal government's restrictive law on medically assisted dying has been able to end her suffering with...

4,500 deaths a year from high Europe diesel emissions, researchers find

Researchers say there have been more than 4,500 premature deaths annually in Europe because diesel cars emitted higher levels of pollution than claimed. The study...

Some doctors urging Bill Morneau to go ahead with tax changes

Doctors across Canada who support Finance Minister Bill Morneau's proposed tax reforms say they want their voices to be heard above the din of...

Read this if your teen wants a tattoo

Tattoos and body piercing are increasingly popular.  A recent survey in the U.S. found that four in ten people age 18 to 29 have at...

Infant cereal recalled due to possible gluten content

The recall was triggered as a result of tests done by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. (Canadian Food Inspection Agency) A national recall is underway...

Reversing Type 2 diabetes? Yes, it can be done

Hello and happy Saturday! Here's this week's roundup of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news. If you haven't subscribed yet, you can do...

Opioid stats coming into focus, but impact on Indigenous communities largely unknown

The parking lot at the gas station on this New Brunswick reserve is empty except for a lone man sitting on a bench, sipping a...

Health Canada trans fat ban takes effect next year

Artificial trans fat will finally be off our plates, Heart & Stroke says, nearly 12 years after the move was recommended to the federal government. Health...