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Crisis in environmental health: Individual efforts can go a long way in reducing air and water pollution

I would like to remind the readers that the environment belongs to all of us and even more so to the future generations, says Union Minister Dr Harsh...

Residential school system contributed to current First Nations diabetes epidemic: study

According to a new study, the longstanding policy of sending First Nations children to residential schools has contributed to the diabetes epidemic...

Non-profit suing CBC for defamation over series of articles

A non-profit preventive medicine company founded by Calgary Flames co-owner Allan Markin is suing the CBC for what it claims is a series of...

Smokeless cigarettes: are they really less harmful than traditional cigarettes?

A senior policy analyst with the Non- Smokers' Rights Association, says there’s not enough research analyzing the potential harm these products...

Stephen Hawking spars with Jeremy Hunt over NHS

Stephen Hawking has criticised the Conservative Government for its handling of the NHS and accused Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt of "abusing...

Insurance industry dissatisfied with Alberta's new dental fee guide

Alberta’s first dental fee guide in two decades fails to take the necessary steps to bring down chronically high prices for dental work, said a group...

Windsor kidney researchers make game-changing discovery

Local researchers working with Windsor dialysis patients have made a groundbreaking discovery that could save the health care system millions.

Yemen cholera crisis perpetrated by Saudi-led military coalition: researchers

The majority of Yemen's cholera deaths have occurred in rebel-controlled areas cut off from supplies by Saudi-led airstrikes and blockades,...

Explosion reported in Red Deer

Investigators are on the scene of an explosion in Red Deer. Alberta Occupational Health and Safety officials said they are currently on route...

Two human cases of West Nile virus confirmed in Peterborough region

The first human case of West Nile Virus has been confirmed in an area served by two health units in Peterborough and the Kawarthas.

Bayer, J&J win third US trial over Xarelto bleeding risk

A federal jury has cleared Bayer AG and Johnson & Johnson of liability in the third case to go to trial out of thousands of lawsuits claiming the...

In Paraguay, Your Health Data and Credit Records Can Be Used Against You

The uncontrolled use of personal data means your financial past and health information can be used against you when applying for jobs, enrolling in...

Target won’t be adding Hampton Creek products back on its shelves

 Despite clearance from the Food and Drug Administration earlier this month, Target has decided to terminate its relationship with beleaguered food...

US Lawmaker Seeks Trump Mental Health Examination for 'Emotional Disorder'

President Donald Trump should be examined by mental health experts for signs of early-stage dementia or other emotional disorders to determine if he...

Energy Drinks Won’t Make You a Coke Addict: Cocaine Will Make You A Coke Addict

Science doesn’t give answers. Instead, it’s a tool that humans have created to make meaningful conclusions from data. So, if someone tells you that...