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Wed, 29 Mar 2017 16:20:59 EDT(image)
There is not enough evidence to encourage or discourage doctors from testing all their patients for celiac disease, according to a U.S. government-backed panel.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 06:00:00 EDT(image)
Pete Wightman and his middle-aged buddies used to joke about the defibrillator at Carleton University's Ice House, where they play hockey every week — but not anymore.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:45:51 EDT(image)
There have been 25 cases of E. coli infections linked to a recalled batch of Robin Hood brand all-purpose flour, the Public Health Agency of Canada says.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:54:04 EDT(image)
A tribunal has found a doctor who misled other medics over the temperature of Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey is guilty of serious misconduct.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 06:18:57 EDT(image)
A group of Grade 1 students spent an afternoon learning something they don't normally get taught in school by people who don't normally teach them.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 07:00:00 EDT(image)
Canopy Growth Corp., Canada's biggest publicly traded marijuana company, is getting ready to launch a new online store. The move hints at how legal marijuana sales might look in the near future.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 06:30:56 EDT(image)
Three out of four Canadians received a hip or knee replacement, cataract surgery, hip fracture repair or cancer radiation therapy within the recommended wait times for those priority procedures, although there was often wide variation from one province to another, researchers say.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 11:53:38 EDT(image)
Heath Canada warns consumers that ingredients in a skin cream promoted as a natural treatment for children and babies may pose serious health risks.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 05:00:00 EDT(image)
Daniel Thompson has learned to speak, do math and make friends thanks to the intensive behavioural therapy he's received. But the provincial funding for it remains up in the air.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:27:00 EDT(image)
Two Canadian researchers are among the winners of this year's Gairdner Awards, which recognize some of the most significant medical discoveries made by scientists around the globe.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 11:59:21 EDT(image)
B.C. billionaire's donation is the largest by a private citizen to a single medical facility in Canadian history, St. Paul's Foundation says.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 05:00:00 EDT(image)
Health-care professionals in Canada are worried more children will fall victim to accidental cannabis poisoning after the drug is legalized, and are bracing for more emergency department visits and calls to poison control centres.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 05:30:00 EDT(image)
Nova Scotia university students have designed three prototypes for new hospital gowns that aim to preserve a patient's dignity.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 06:10:06 EDT(image)
A child or youth is injured by gunfire in Ontario almost every day, say doctors who urge prevention measures.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 05:00:00 EDT(image)
Gaylon Roe's final wish was to help others by donating his body to science. Instead, in a strange and rare chain of events, the man's remains were left — forgotten — in a hospital morgue for almost two weeks.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:37:52 EDT(image)
Florida officials say they're continuing aggressive efforts to stop the spread of the Zika virus.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 14:46:46 EDT(image)
A woman in Red Deer, Alta., is sounding the alarm after she almost died from a rare strep A infection. She is sharing her story after hearing about an Ontario girl who lost an arm and a leg to group A streptococcus.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 08:00:00 EDT(image)
Second Opinion is a vital dose of the week's news in health and medicine from reporter Kelly Crowe and CBC Health.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 00:00:00 EDT(image)
If you’re allergic to one kind of tree nut you may not be allergic to all of them. @NightshiftMD has a new study and some important new advice.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 05:00:00 EDT(image)
When Dan Logan’s gastroenterologist asked him to have his next colonoscopy broadcast live on Facebook, he agreed right away. His mother had died of colon cancer and he thought it was the “right thing to do.”