Data was compiled from 15,000 samples collected from water taps between 2008 and 2014.
According to the Asthma Society of Canada, about 250 Canadians die ever year from asthma.
Joel Urnom died on May 2, less than four months after his Stage 4 diagnosis.
- FDA is requiring the starting dose of the sleeping pill Lunesta to be lowered by half
- New U.S. guidelines suggest the best protection against HIV infection could be uphill
- Long after the human body recovers from a concussion, patients may suffer from lingering emotional problems
- A look at whether financial incentives might motivate people to lose more weight
- Some experts say bumper stickers could invite criminals to do harm in the U.S.
- Study suggests autistic adults are much more likely than others to suffer from depression
Today’s Parent separates fact from fiction when it comes to protecting your skin.
- Scientists say some people have need for speed when it comes to their to-do list. They’re the opposite of procrastinators, they’re “precastinators,” a study says.
- The Centres for Disease Control says that over the last 30 years, there’s been a sharp increase in the number of Americans who are taking antidepressants.
- The parents of cyberbullying victims appeared before a parliamentary committee to express their feelings about Bill C-13
- Ontario Nurses Association is calling on the next provincial government to stop any further cuts to nursing staff
Hospital officials said he travelled to Canada before he knew he might be at risk.
- U of T study suggests women in the second trimester of pregnancy have a 42 per cent higher risk of being in a serious car crash
- Older women may be at a higher risk of cervical cancer than previously thought
- Centers for Disease Control says there’s been another case of MERS in the U.S.
- Report suggests almost 40 per cent of parents surveyed they feel their young children are behind in one or more key areas of early development