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
Muscular fitness for kids, helping children learn language
  • Researchers say muscular fitness may help kids stay healthy
  • When it comes to helping children learn language, think quality not quantity
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Coffee consumption and insomnia, warding off dementia
  • Study finds drinking two cups of coffee a day could leave you struggling to sleep later in life
  • Having hobbies in middle age could help ward off dementia years later
  • Having a tattoo won't hurt your chances of getting a job, study suggests
Aug 13, 2018, 07:55 AM
Medical residents from Saudi Arabia who are forced to leave Canada Health officials are trying to determine the potential impact if some 800 medical residents and fellows from Saudi Arabia suddenly leave the country next month. Aug 09, 2018, 09:15 AM
Addiction issues in young people, fluoride-free toothpaste and cavity prevention
  • Study suggests the painkillers prescribed to young people who have their wisdom teeth removed may be setting them up for addiction issues later in life
  • Dental health experts are questioning the benefits of fluoride-free toothpaste following a review that suggests it doesn't do anything to prevent cavities
Aug 08, 2018, 08:38 AM
Too much sleep not good for you, screen time for kids
  • Not getting sleep is bad for you, but a new study finds getting too much sleep might be worse
  • The American Heart Association is urging parents to drastically cut the hours kids are allowed to spend in front of screens
Aug 07, 2018, 06:45 AM
National drug drop-off month, drug-resistant superbugs
  • Canadian health advocacy group is encouraging people to return all leftover and expired medications to their pharmacies this month to prevent potentially harmful use by kids
  • Drug-resistant superbugs are already a big problem in hospitals and it might be about to get worse
Aug 02, 2018, 06:54 AM
Alan Alda says he has Parkinson's disease
  • Actor Alan Alda says an unusual dream helped lead to his Parkinson's disease diagnosis
  • High fiber diet may not only reduce the effects of stress on your gut, it may also reduce stress itself
Aug 01, 2018, 07:50 AM
Decriminalizing any drugs beyond marijuana, oral cancer risk with vaping
  • Trudeau government will not be looking into decriminalizing any drugs beyond marijuana, despite calls from the country's biggest cities to consider the measure
  • Study warns vaping could raise the risk of oral cancer just as much as traditional cigarettes
Jul 31, 2018, 09:27 AM
Handling and preparing food, health impacts from contact sports, Toronto high school scientists
  • Government study shows Canadians are becoming less aware of how to safely handle and prepare food
  • New study suggests injuries from playing contact sports may also lead to other neuro-degenerative diseases
  • Four Toronto high students who came up with the idea to send worms into space are now published scientists
Jul 30, 2018, 01:47 PM
Outbreak linked to McDonald's salads in the U.S.
  • An outbreak of illness linked to McDonald's salads in the U.S. has grown by 123 cases, bringing it to 286
  • U.S. Center for Science in the Public Interest is putting the spotlight on the worst chain restaurant meals
Jul 27, 2018, 06:57 AM
Alzheimer's research, weight gain from your job
  • Researchers at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre are reporting early signs that its bold experiment on a handful of Alzheimer's patients has promise
  • U.S. survey suggests your job may be making you fat
Jul 26, 2018, 08:09 AM
Bully in in high school, sitting time at work
  • Study finds violence and anti-social behaviour among Ontario grade 7 to grade 12 students has dropped significantly over the past two decades
  • Cutting down on sitting time at work may be as simple as upgrading your desk
Jul 25, 2018, 08:02 AM
Goldfish cracker recall, preemie babies
  • Certain brand of Pepperidge Farm's goldfish crackers is being recalled due to possible salmonella contamination
  • New study suggests treating preemie babies with estrogen could protect them from behavioural disorders and mental illness
Jul 24, 2018, 06:19 AM
Ritz Bitz and No Name chicken nugget recalls
  • Some Ritz Bitz crackers are being pulled from store shelves due to possible salmonella contamination
  • Also, some No Name brand chicken nuggets are also being recalled
  • A 16-year study concludes a diet rich in fish predicts a longer life
Jul 24, 2018, 06:19 AM
Fish oil and heart health, dementia risk
  • Fish oil supplements have long been touted as a way to protect your heart, but a new study finds there is not much evidence to back that up
  • Having more children may affect the risk of developing dementia
Jul 19, 2018, 10:00 AM