Wednesday, April 18, 2018

When to say when: Limit alcohol to 1 drink a day, study says

Here's some sobering news: A large international study says adults should average no more than one alcoholic drink per day, and that means drinking...

Better mental health among trans people addressed by their preferred name: Study

This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, a weekly roundup of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news emailed to subscribers every Saturday morning.  If you haven't...

Coroner’s jury makes 27 recommendations to fix driver’s licence gaps in Ontario

A coroner's jury in Sudbury, Ont. has issued 27 recommendations in the case of a 72-year old Elliot Lake man who died in a...

NDP health critic calls on feds to hold drug companies accountable for fuelling opioid...

The NDP's federal health critic says it's time governments hold drug manufacturers accountable for their part in fuelling the opioid crisis.  On Thursday, Vancouver-Kingsway MP Don Davies...

‘It’s that feeling of losing control’: Childbirth a challenge for survivors of sexual assault

The flashbacks, depression and anxiety were all-consuming. When Martha Neovard gave birth to her first child eight years ago, the world seemed so bleak. The Regina...

Wait times for hip and knee replacements grow in Canada

More Canadians had surgery for hip and knee replacements last year than in 2015, but wait times for the procedure continue to grow in some...

5 years on, marathon bomb survivors inspire medical advances

In the five years since the Boston Marathon bombing, medical science has made promising advances in amputations and artificial limbs, in part because of...

‘You feel like your world is over’: Why unmatched medical graduates waste their talent,...

Record numbers of Canada's best and brightest medical graduates are having their careers stalled by a lack of residency spots, a problem that could...

‘You feel like your world is over’: How medical graduates without residencies waste talent,...

Record numbers of Canada's best and brightest medical graduates are having their careers stalled by a lack of residency spots, a problem that could...

500 Syrians treated for symptoms of gas poisoning in Douma, WHO says

The World Health Organization said Wednesday some 500 people had been treated for "signs and symptoms consistent with exposure to toxic chemicals" after a suspected poison gas attack in...

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