Health Report
DementiaHack, price tag of aging in Canada, Gen Y needs to eat less and exercise more
  • Facebook and HackerNest are teaming up to hold a hackathon to help those affected with dementia
  • Conference Board of Canada study says it would cost the federal government $3.3 billion in the next year to implement strategies to cope with the wave of aging baby boomers
  • York U study finds if you are 25 years old you have to eat less and exercise more than your parents did to prevent gaining weight
Sep 22, 2015, 07:25 AM
Teaching the elderly about safe sex
  • Group of U.S. health professionals have made a parody song to teach the elderly about safe sex
Mar 22, 2017, 06:49 AM
Parental benefits, adult acne, skin cancer survival rates
  • New study calls on the Trudeau government to take parental benefits out of the employment insurance system and create a new federal program to make sure more parents can take part
  • Chatelaine launches a Grown-up Guide to Acne hub to address adult acne issues
  • Researchers are working on therapies to improve survival rates for skin cancer
Mar 16, 2017, 09:04 AM
Red wine and aging, dieting temptations
  • Research shows red wine may be able to fight the effects of aging
  • Study says people dieting are most likely to give in to temptation when eating with others
Mar 09, 2017, 07:40 AM
Overeating or not eating enough of 10 key foods
  • New research links gorging on bacon and skimping on nuts as among the food habits linked with deaths from heart disease, strokes and diabetes
  • Researchers suggest that soy can play a pivotal role in breast cancer patient survival
  • Scientists are looking for a connection between sleep and dementia
Mar 08, 2017, 08:43 AM
Impact of Zika virus in Canada
  • New research suggests the impact of Zika virus is much more severe than previously reported in Canada
  • Model and new mom Chrissy Teigen is opening up about post-partum depression
Mar 07, 2017, 06:26 AM
Two of the world's first test tube babies to meet at fertility conference
  • The world's first test tube baby and America's first test tube baby are going to meet face to face for the first time
  • American dairy producers are calling for a crackdown on the marketing of almond, soy and rice milks
Mar 06, 2017, 06:25 AM
Bathing rules for infants and children
  • It's long been a topic of debate: how long should infants and children be bathed?
  • What your teenage daughter is eating in high school may affect her health 20-25 years from now
Mar 03, 2017, 08:59 AM
Raising the minimum smoking age
  • Federal Liberals are not ruling out the possibility of raising the minimum smoking age to 21
Mar 02, 2017, 07:24 AM
Deep brain stimulation and anorexia
  • Research shows that deep brain stimulation may help those who are anorexic
Feb 27, 2017, 09:09 AM
Ontario science teacher found guilty of misconduct in anti-vaccination case
  • An Ontario science teacher who scared students and berated a public health nurse while pushing his anti-vaccination views has been found guilty of professional misconduct
Feb 23, 2017, 07:18 AM
Breast cancer in men, impact of dad's diet on their child's fertility
  • Statistics show there were hundreds of men diagnosed with breast cancer in North America last year
  • New study says a lack of meat in dad's diet can massively impact their child's fertility
  • CDC study suggests post-partum depression is on the decline
Feb 21, 2017, 06:54 AM
Effectiveness of flu vaccine
  • Researchers say the flu vaccine has been found to be 48 per cent effective in preventing flu-related medical visits
Feb 17, 2017, 07:34 AM
Exercising during pregnancy, melatonin levels in over-the-counter supplements
  • Health experts say pregnant women should participate in fitness activities
  • Researchers say levels of melatonin in over-the-counter supplements sold in Canada can vary dramatically from what's list on the label
Feb 16, 2017, 07:39 AM
Risk of serious skin burns from certain menthol pain relievers
  • Health Canada is advising Canadians a safety review has found a risk of serious skin burns with the use of certain over-the-counter topical pain relievers containing menthol
Feb 14, 2017, 07:38 AM
Sugary drinks
  • New study suggests Canadians are consuming excessive amounts of sugary drinks
Feb 13, 2017, 07:55 AM