Health: 152 severe bedsores reported at Nova Scotia long-term care facilities...

The province revealed Thursday there are at least 152 cases of severe bedsores at Nova Scotia long-term care facilities, data gathered as police investigate the death of a woman whose...

Health: Ebola outbreak in Congo ‘largely contained,’ says WHO (Report)

The World Health Organization says there is "cautious optimism" that the Ebola outbreak in Congo may be winding down.In a report issued this week, the UN health agency and...

Health: Chemicals found in some U.S. water supplies more toxic than...

A family of industrial chemicals turning up in public water supplies around the U.S. is even more toxic than previously thought, threatening human health at concentrations seven to...

Health: Ontario’s Darlington nuclear reactor to produce isotope used for medical...

A subsidiary of Ontario Power Generation is partnering with U.S.-based BWX Technologies to help produce radioactive isotopes used to diagnose such conditions as cancer and heart disease.Ontario...

Health: Road safety advocates want next city council to ‘step up,’...

Daniella Levy-Pinto
 has lost track of the number of times she's nearly been hit by cars turning right on red lights.As someone with complete vision loss, Levy-Pinto...

Health: Sask.’s pharmacy college considers ban on non-prescription codeine products (Report)

Saskatchewan's regulatory body for pharmacists is eyeing a ban on the sale of non-prescription codeine products in pharmacies. Codeine is a narcotic found in pills and cough syrup used to relieve...

Health: Opioid death toll nearly 4,000 last year, new data shows...

New government figures show that nearly 4,000 Canadians died from apparent opioid overdoses last year, with men the most likely victims and fentanyl the clear culprit.The numbers...

Health: Marriage tied to lower risk of fatal heart attacks and...

People who are married may be less likely to develop cardiovascular disease or die from a heart attack or stroke than individuals who aren't, a research review...

Health: Costs of hearing-related health claims on the rise in Canadian...

The cost of health claims related to hearing loss among members of Canada's military is rising, due in part to the reluctance of members to wear protective...

Health: Wettlaufer dressed up as Grim Reaper for Halloween at nursing...

When she dressed up as the Grim Reaper for the nursing home Halloween party, nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer raised some eyebrows. But her colleagues at Caressant Care in Woodstock,...

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