Food and nutrition expert Rose Reisman says studies show animal protein can be as bad as those who smoke 20 cigarettes a day, especially if you’re between 45-65.
- U.S. health officials say they expect the first American infected with the MERS virus to be released from hospital soon
- Tuesday is International No Diet Day, started 22 years ago by a UK woman to warn people about the dangers of dieting
- International study finds Finland is the best place in the world to be a mother
- If you are concerned your smartphone is dirty, now you can clean it with Phone Soap
- Baby gates meant to protect them may not be as safe as parents believe
- Evenflo has recalled some of its child car seats and harness booster seats due to an issue with the harness crotch buckle
- Nearly 40 per cent of Toronto’s students under the age of seven have never gone to the dentist
- Toronto Police Service announces an expansion of the Mobile Crisis Intervention Team program
No injuries have been reported and Evenflo will be providing a new free buckle to affected customers.
- Peanuts may be taken off the menu at ballparks due to allergies
- It can be difficult to find over-the-counter medications can safely use to combat allergies
- Addiction expert says it can take a long time to recover from substance abuse
- Facebook is pledging to let users log into apps anonymously, so that they don’t have to share their identities
- Federal government says it is supporting five different research projects aimed at preventing Alzheimer’s and autism
In Canada, more than 150 people with HIV have been charged for not disclosing their infection.
Researchers at McGill, U of T, McMaster and the CAMH will lead the projects.
April 30: Fibre helps heart attack patients, monitoring at-risk drivers, bacteria-resistant antibiotics
- People who ate fibre from whole grains were 27 per cent less likely to die in the 10 years after their heart attack
- Ontario’s ombudsman says the potential for catastrophic and fatal car accidents involving drivers with medical conditions could be reduced if the province had become more proactive
- WHO is sending the alarm about bacteria-resistant antibiotics, saying the bacteria has spread worldwide
- Study finds that telling a young girl she’s fat can make her far more likely to become obese as an adult
- New research backs up the benefits of studying or working abroad
- Girl, 12, from Ontario, says she is frustrated by the slow pace of the Ontario government’s efforts to help lower the price of a life-saving drug she relies on