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
LATEST EPISODES
Heart rates and heart disease
  • Are you hitting your target heart rate when you exercise?
  • Deaths from heart disease have dropped by over 20 per cent in England
Today at 11:43 AM
Talking to children about Manchester bombing How to talk to your children about the terror attack in Manchester May 24, 2017, 07:16 AM
Mandatory vaccines for children in Italy Italian government makes 12 vaccines mandatory for children attending schools up to age 16 starting in September May 24, 2017, 07:15 AM
Eating lunch at your desk, mouth and throat cancers
  • Lead author of a study says 39 per cent of Canadians eat lunch at their desk and that could lead to distracted eating
  • Study finds the HPV vaccine helps to lower the risk of oral infections that can cause mouth and throat cancers in men
May 19, 2017, 08:54 AM
Seasonal allergies One in three adults and about 40 per cent of children suffer from seasonal allergies. May 19, 2017, 08:53 AM
Tick removal
  • Right and wrong ways to remove ticks
May 17, 2017, 06:33 AM
Gestational diabetes, mental health apps
  • Study finds warm weather is linked to temporary diabetes in pregnant women
  • Several new apps are helping people access mental health on their smartphones
May 17, 2017, 06:32 AM
Eye health, weather affecting Midwest crops
  • You could be suffering from an eye disease and not even know it
  • Chilly temperatures in the U.S. are having an impact on Midwest crops
May 11, 2017, 11:28 AM
Alleviating pain with a nap or coffee, measles outbreak in Minnesota
  • Study finds if you are in pain, having a nap or drinking coffee could be more effective than ibuprofen
  • Minnesota is facing the biggest outbreak of measles it has seen in 30 years
May 11, 2017, 08:19 AM
Knockoff MedicAlert ID bracelets Health officials are warning people about knockoff MedicAlert ID bracelets May 09, 2017, 08:16 AM
Melanoma awareness, blood pressure
  • May is melanoma awareness month, and according to the Melanoma Network of Canada, more than 6,800 Canadians have been diagnosed with the disease so far this year
  • The key to a healthy life is keeping your blood pressure down
May 04, 2017, 08:07 AM
Impact of good cardiac health, Type 2 diabetes complications
  • Study finds being in good cardiac health in midlife adds another four years to your life on average
  • Heart disease, eye problems and nerve damage can all be complications from Type 2 diabetes
May 04, 2017, 08:06 AM
Type 2 diabetes and brain function
  • Overweight and obese people who have early stage Type 2 diabetes have more severe abnormalities in brain structure and cognition
  • Study suggests the early signs of macular degeneration are going undiagnosed in many people
May 02, 2017, 06:04 AM
Mosquitoes and ticks in warm weather
  • Warmer temperatures brings with it mosquitoes and ticks
  • Concerning yourself about the smallest things in life isn't as bad for you as previously thought
May 02, 2017, 06:02 AM
Amount of exercise you need Running, swimming, cycling and aerobic exercise are good for you, but how much do you really need? Apr 27, 2017, 07:44 AM