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Colin Busby from the C.D. Howe Institute explains a study that finds hesitant and complacent parents make up the majority of those not vaccinating their kids. Listen Tara Hills vaccinated...
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The World Health Organization said last month that global efforts to fight malaria have hit a plateau, with two million more cases of the killer disease in 2017 219...
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VANCOUVER A senior paramedic in British Columbia is encouraging homeowners to buy carbon monoxide detectors and inspect their appliances following a spike in poisonings in the past week. Leon...
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Cannabis seedlings are shown at an Aurora Cannabis facility, Friday, November 24, 2017 in Montreal. Aurora Cannabis is striking a distribution deal to supply medical pot to Mexico. Listen Aurora...
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A 69 year old Seattle woman died in hospital after doctors discovered she had contracted brain eating amoebas from using tap water in her neti pot. As reported by the Seattle Times ,...
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‘Tis the season of overeating, indulging and having a few extra plates of guilt free dessert, but the keto diet can limit what you can eat or drink. , Forbes reported,...
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The 2018 Nobel laureates in Physiology or Medicine, Tasuko Honjo, left, and James P. Allison attend a press conference at the Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden, Thursday Dec. 6, 2018. Janerik...
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DAKAR, Senegal The second largest Ebola outbreak in history has spread to a major city in eastern Congo, as health experts worry whether the stock of an experimental vaccine will...
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Migrants tend to be healthier than the residents of wealthy countries they travel to, such as the United States, and often help fight diseases by becoming healthcare workers in those...
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TORONTO Consumers are being warned to avoid inhaling talcum powder or using the products on the female genital area, as exposure may cause potentially serious respiratory problems and possibly...
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In this April 13, 2010 photo, relaxing and thematic decor are on display in a room where subjects with advanced cancer participate in a study of the effects of hallucinogenic...
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THE HAGUE, Netherlands A Dutch appeals court on Thursday refused to order public prosecutors to open a criminal investigation of tobacco companies, in a major setback for anti smoking activists....
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The test, developed by Dr. Abu Sina, Dr. Laura Carrascosa and Professor Matt Trau at the University of Queensland, and looks at a seemingly common DNA signature for cancers...
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The Daytona Beach News Journal reports doctors at Duke University Hospital in Durham, North Carolina, removed a kidney from 41 year old Edgewater firefighter David Blair on Nov. 15 and prepped 33 year old Heidi...
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After an investigation, Health Canada has determined that talc — a common ingredient in baby powder, some cosmetics and household products — might be harmful to human health. In an...
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According to a study conducted by a team from University College London and published in the British Medical Journal BMJ , people who roll their own cigarettes are less likely to...
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Students and faculty at Vancouver Island University are launching what they believe is the only program of its kind, specifically for children caught up in the opioid crisis. Shine, as...
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I have never been very athletic. I have never been excited by thinking about or participating in exercise. The idea of a daily workout, gym memberships, exercise classes or scheduled...
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Authors noted this case could open more doors for women dealing with uterine infertility without using a live donor. At the moment, uterus donations are only available for women with...
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Conjoined Bangladeshi twins Tofa and Tahura after surgery to separate them at Dhaka Medical College Hospital. Abdul Hanif Tablu / AFP AFP Published Tuesday, December 4, 2018 11 12AM EST...