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Mon, 24 Oct 2016 16:23:12 EDT(image)
The Canadian Blood Services is implementing stricter iron guidelines for blood donors, meaning 6,000 new blood donors are needed in Ontario alone.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 06:00:00 EDT(image)
The federal government is overhauling Canada's healthy eating guidelines with a sweeping strategy that will include new rules for marketing and labelling certain foods aimed at children.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 20:00:00 EDT(image)
Though recent scientific research shows that much of the arsenic that went up the stacks is still in the water, sediment and soil, officials and governments have yet to reckon fully with the environmental and human risks.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT(image)
Alberta is one of just two provinces where dentists with specialized training both administer general anesthetic and perform a dental procedure on a patient, according to a CBC inquiry. The majority of provinces require at least two "operators" to do such work in an accredited dental office.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 05:00:00 EDT(image)
People across Canada living with HIV feel abandoned by the federal government because of changes to the way the Public Health Agency of Canada funds the response to the virus, according to some organizations that provide support services.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 12:17:43 EDT(image)
How much does your child risk brain injury playing team sports like football, even when there are no symptoms of a concussion? More than you think, says @NightshiftMD
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 05:00:00 EDT(image)
Joanne Jenkins was born with deformed hands, but the federal government wants proof from a doctor long since deceased that her birth mother took the drug thalidomide.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 05:00:00 EDT(image)
A former worker at almost a dozen Walmart stores in the Vancouver area says he saw 'disturbing' food waste at the big retailer. On every shift at almost every store, he says, he saw loads of what appeared to be good food dumped. Walmart say it only discards inedible food.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 08:56:35 EDT(image)
Red Deer doctors are pleading for access to life-saving procedures like those available in Edmonton and Calgary, as AHS reports suggest heart attack patients in central Alberta have been up to 70 per cent more likely to die.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 05:00:00 EDT(image)
If Ottawa lets Big Tobacco into the e-cigarette business it would be handing the industry the chance to hook teenagers on nicotine and turn them into lifelong customers, the chief executive officer of Public Health Ontario says.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 17:41:17 EDT(image)
When you're an average Canadian with a concussion, your experience can feel quite different from what you read about those of pro athletes. 180 producer Kathryn Marlow knows this personally, and set out to determine the relationship between concussions in sport and concussions in daily life.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 17:00:00 EDT(image)
Hospital visits by Jehovah's Witness elders, aimed at defending the right of members to refuse blood transfusions, are under scrutiny following the death of a 27-year-old Quebec woman who hemorrhaged earlier this month.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:59:38 EDT(image)
More than 230 Canadians a day are victims of family violence that gets reported to police, according to a new report.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 06:00:00 EDT(image)
Dr. M-J Milloy, a research scientist with the British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, says harm reduction efforts could be an important first line of defence in controlling the abuse of fentanyl and other opioids.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 20:37:50 EDT(image)
Soylent meal replacement bars are being recalled after reports of illness, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency said Friday.