Health Report
Swearing and honesty, losing weight
  • Research suggests people who swear may be more honest
  • If your New Year's resolution is to lose weight, a food expert has some tips
Jan 04, 2017, 06:06 AM
Standing on the job, crime policies
  • Study finds occupations involving predominately standing were associated with double the risk of heart disease compared to sitting jobs
  • Federal justice department wants to know what Canadians think of changing some of the former Conservative government's tough on crime policies
Aug 18, 2017, 07:31 AM
Eye checkup before starting school, shoulder replacement surgery
  • Many children are heading back to school soon, and doctors are suggesting part of your back-to-school routine includes an eye checkup for your child
  • When you think of joint replacement, knees and hips come to mind, but the shoulders are the third most popular procedure
Aug 17, 2017, 06:36 AM
Thyroid cancer diagnosis, immunotherapy treatments for breast cancer
  • Study suggests there is an over-diagnosis when it comes to thyroid cancer
  • New clinical trial has been approved to develop immunotherapy treatments for breast cancer patients with advanced stages of the disease
Aug 16, 2017, 06:33 AM
Work stress, good reasons for losing weight
  • American workers say they are pretty stressed out, both physically and emotionally, on the job, according to a study
  • There are lots of reasons to get your weight down to a healthy level, from avoiding problems to making surgeries go more smoothly
Aug 15, 2017, 08:54 AM
Anxiety over threat of nuclear attack
  • Psychologists say feeling fearful or anxious about the threat of a nuclear attack
  • The key to youth may lie in a low-calorie diet, scientists say
Aug 14, 2017, 07:12 AM
Online tool in Ontario to check surgery wait times
  • Ontarians can now use a new online tool to see wait times for certain surgeries and compare them with hospitals across the province
  • In North America, 90,000 times a year patients need medical help to repair their hernia
  • Study suggests marijuana use may be linked to three times the risk of death from hypertensive disease
Aug 10, 2017, 05:43 AM
Link between youth homelessness and foster care
  • Study says there is a link between young people who are homeless and foster care
  • About 40 per cent of Canadians believe it is safe to eat genetically-modified foods
  • Oprah Winfrey teams up with Kraft Heinz to launch a healthy food line available at the supermarket
Aug 09, 2017, 05:43 AM
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
Jun 27, 2017, 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