Thursday, October 18, 2018

Looking at the solar eclipse caused lasting eye damage for this Islander

Debbie St. Onge Joslin didn't think anything of looking directly at a solar eclipse for 15 seconds in 1972. She now knows it damaged her eye...

Read this if you have a frail loved one

As of July 2015, there were more Canadians aged 65 and older than there were Canadians younger than 15, according to Statistics Canada. (David...

Spinach & Artichoke Sheet Pan Pizza

Spinach and Artichoke Sheet Pan Pizza! You just need one ball of pizza dough, jarred artichokes, wilted spinach, and CHEESE! Easy weeknight meal and...

Skeletons say arthritis isn’t about aging – it’s about activity

Saturday August 19, 2017 more stories from this episode A new study has revealed that the prevalence of osteoarthritis in the knees of humans has...

SECOND OPINION | Your life is leaving genetic scars that might show up in...

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

Technology allows visually impaired, blind to experience solar eclipse

Four months ago, Henry Winter was asked to describe an eclipse to a colleague who had been blind since birth and was initially stumped...

‘We don’t have any backroom meetings,’ Health Canada says as Food Guide consultations end

Health Canada is facing pressure from medical advocates to ensure there are major changes to its existing Food Guide as it works on highly anticipated...

Move it! Too much standing is bad, study finds

People who stand for long periods at work may have another reason to join their seated colleagues in moving more. When researchers followed 7,300 Ontario...

Man who faked physiotherapy licence recently worked at Halifax clinic using alias

A man with a lengthy history of faking his physiotherapy credentials, including during his time in the Canadian Forces, was until recently working under...

Mylan, U.S. finalize $465 million EpiPen settlement

Mylan NV has finalized a $465 million US settlement with the U.S. Justice Department, resolving claims it overcharged the government for its EpiPen emergency allergy treatment, which...