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
One death reported due to E. Coli outbreak, eating meals as a family
  • Public Health Agency of Canada says one person has died as a result of a romaine lettuce E. Coli outbreak
  • Canadian study suggests children who routinely eat meals together with their family are more likely to experience long-term physical and mental health benefits
Dec 15, 2017, 07:35 AM
Waiting time for organs, gene therapy for hemophilia
  • Waiting lists for some organs are improving following a rise in deceased donors
  • Gene therapy is proving extremely helpful for people with hemophilia A in a trial
Dec 15, 2017, 07:31 AM
A look at how smoking can affect physical appearance
  • Researchers set out to see how smoking physical appearance, so they asked hundreds of people to compare 23 sets of identical twins
Dec 13, 2017, 07:32 AM
Research shows there is such a thing as the man flu
  • There may be some truth to the claim that men get the flu worse than women
Dec 12, 2017, 08:06 AM
Alzheimer's disease, hearing loss and dementia
  • Research funded by the National Institutes of Health says the rate of Alzheimer's disease could increase dramatically
  • Study uncovers a possible link between hearing loss and dementia
Dec 08, 2017, 08:32 AM
Influenza season, heart attacks and shovelling snow
  • Infectious disease experts say this year's influenza season in Canada could be a bad one
  • Researchers say people with heart disease or with a high risk of developing it should not shovel snow
Dec 07, 2017, 07:31 AM
Exercising on polluted streets, type 2 diabetes
  • Exercising on polluted city streets may do more harm than good
  • Strict diet may give many living with type 2 diabetes a chance to achieve remission
Dec 07, 2017, 07:30 AM
Gummy vitamins, alleviate stress with mediation
  • Tests shows those gummy vitamins may not be that good for you
  • If the holiday season is stressing you out, try meditating
Dec 05, 2017, 08:14 AM
Flu season could be a bad one, malaria progress
  • Doctors in the U.S. are out with a new warning that year's flu season could be a bad one, worse than recent years
  • WHO report warns progress in the fight against malaria has stalled
Dec 01, 2017, 07:25 AM
World Aids Day, dengue fever vaccine
  • CN Tower will be lit red on Friday to mark World Aids Day
  • Drug maker Sanofi has decided that its dengue fever vaccine should only be given to people who have previously had the virus
Dec 01, 2017, 07:24 AM
Streptococcus outbreak leaves 9 dead in London, Ont. Health officials in London, Ont., say nine people have died in an ongoing invasive group A streptococcus outbreak Nov 28, 2017, 08:05 AM
Different regulations for marijuana and tobacco products? The Trudeau government's point man on pot says he believes marijuana and tobacco products should face different regulations. Nov 23, 2017, 07:36 AM
CAMH donation from Purina
  • The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health is getting a boost from Purina
Nov 17, 2017, 09:00 AM
Hospital for Sick Children technology fundraiser
  • The Hospital for Sick Children is launching a new fundraising challenge for Toronto's technology and innovation community
Nov 17, 2017, 09:00 AM
Relationship between eating slowly and metabolic syndrome
  • Research finds people who eat slowly and mindfully are less likely to gain weight or develop metabolic syndrome
Nov 14, 2017, 08:01 AM