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Researchers call it a miracle drug: one blue pill, taken every day, that can reduce the risk of contracting HIV by almost 90 per cent. But one year after it was approved by Health Canada, Toronto Public Health is concerned PrEP provides a false sense of invincibility for some users that makes them less likely to wear condoms.
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Public health officials in several provinces remind young adults to check if they need vaccination boosters against mumps as cases in Canada mount.
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The most urgent need is to reach 2.8 million people with rice or sorghum, or cash to buy supplies, by July, World Food Programme says.
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The new owner of a company caught up in the pesticide pot recall is trying to win back customer confidence.
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The number of deadly heroin overdoses in the United States more than quadrupled from 2010 to 2015, a federal agency said on Friday, as the price of the drug dropped and its potency increased.
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People in Eabametoong First Nation say government-provided drug counselling isn't enough to keep the opioid addiction crisis plaguing their northern Ontario community at bay. That's why residents have largely taken the fight on themselves.
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Globally, more than 300 million people of all ages suffer from depression, the World Health Organization says in a campaign to tackle stigma and misperceptions.
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Body fat is obsessed over but how well do we understand it? Biochemist Sylvia Tara went on a quest to learn about the fat she'd been battling all her life and shares her findings in The Secret Life of Fat.
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Canadians born in 2030 will live longer by a few years — to age 84 for a man and 87 for a woman — than the preceding generation, according to a U.K. study that projects life expectancies in 35 industrialized countries will continue to climb.
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Popular heartburn medications taken by millions of Canadians could lead to long-term kidney damage without any warning, a new study suggests.
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An Ontario high school teacher who disrupted an immunization clinic and discouraged students from getting vaccinated has been found guilty of professional misconduct, the Ontario College of Teachers has ruled.
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Meal times and eating habits are changing across Canada, driven in part by fast-paced lifestyles, along with a force that is influencing so much else: the millennial generation and how they want to live. And two fast-food restaurants are taking notice, rolling out all-day breakfast across the country this month.
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The federal government has approved the sale of ground beef that has been treated with radiant energy similar to X-rays.
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SodaStream Canada has recalled some one-litre bottles because consumers could be injured if the vessels rupture.
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If you dread the gym, it might not surprise you that the treadmill was originally a device used to punish prison inmates. As the treadmill turns 200, The Current looks at how far we've really moved away from the idea of exercise as punishment.