Thursday, October 18, 2018

Night owls face higher risk of premature death, study says

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...

Night owls face higher risk of death, study says

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...

Canadian medical student nearly loses residency over Health Canada red tape

Selvy Kumaran has spent nine years training to be a doctor, but the road to her final residency was recently blocked by the federal...

Canadian pharmacy to be fined millions for illegal imports in US

An online pharmacy that bills itself as Canada's largest is expected to be fined $34 million US Friday for importing counterfeit cancer drugs and...

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...

Bottoms down: Study recommends only 1 drink per day

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...