Sunday, August 19, 2018

Majority of cancer survivors struggle to adjust post-treatment, new study reports

Vancouver-based Penelope Hedges went through six months of chemotherapy and successfully battled ovarian cancer but, like more than 67 per cent of other cancer patients,...

Winter flu, Brexit put beloved U.K. health service on sickbed

This winter, a daily drip of grim stories from Britain's health care system has triggered a flood of alarm. An 81-year-old woman with chest pains...

A basketball star’s parents want frank talk on student suicide

Their home in Waterloo, Ont., is a long way from the basketball court at Memorial University in St. John's, but Doug and Sandra Ranton still feel...

‘They need us right now’: New mental-health foundation aims to help struggling farmers

Megz Reynolds points to golden fields that stretch as far as the eye can see. Five years ago, she traded her busy career in Vancouver's...

Major effort underway to fight tuberculosis outbreak in Nunavut community

An emergency tuberculosis clinic is taking over the community hall in Qikiqtarjuaq, Nunavut, on Feb. 5. The mobile clinic will run for seven to...

Having your phone next to the bed might save you from a tsunami —...

Early on Tuesday morning people living in coastal communities across B.C. woke up to a terrifying message — a tsunami could be coming, after a large earthquake was...

There’s nothing ‘simple’ about a blood test for cancer

Hello and happy Saturday! 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...

Anxiety can make you bad at math

In Depth 'Huge' pool of 750 people summoned as potential jurors for Colten Boushie case Woman who accused Kent Hehr of making sexual remarks says...

Jeremy Desai resigns as CEO of Apotex, the drug company founded by Barry Sherman

Dr. Jeremy Desai, the president and CEO of generic drug maker Apotex Inc., the company founded by deceased Toronto billionaire Barry Sherman, resigned on...

‘They are very dangerous’: Trampoline park death highlights calls for regulation

At first, Sylvie Gilbert says she felt intense fear. Sadness. Devastation. The Victoria woman's eight-year-old daughter Chelsea was injured in a foam pit at a B.C....