Health: Theatregoers with epilepsy warned of seizure risk from bright lights...

Disney is warning theatregoers with epilepsy not to watch its latest summer blockbuster because several scenes in the movie can trigger seizures because of repeating bright flashing lights.The...

Health: ‘I can’t continue to do this forever’: Families with children...

Every day, the Canto family speeds closer towards a precipice.Their son Matthew has severe cerebral palsy and requires 24-hour care, and at 18, the pediatric services that...

Health: Analyzing the ick factor: U of A study looks at...

If you're looking to make a little extra coin — as well as providing relief for people with health issues — why not donate your poop to science?That question was...

Health: U.S. study on health benefits of moderate alcohol intake shut...

The U.S. government is shutting down a study that was supposed to show if a single drink a day could prevent heart attacks, saying ethical problems with...

Health: California moves to declare coffee safe from cancer risk (Report)

California health officials proposed a regulation change on Friday that would declare coffee does not present a significant cancer risk.The proposal would counter a recent state court...

Health: Expert says pressure injuries such as bedsores are preventable (Report)

While police investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of Chrissy Dunnington at a long-term care facility in Halifax, expert Corrine McIssac says the type of sores she had on her...

Health: State appeals court reinstates California’s right-to-die law (Report)

A state appeals court has reinstated — at least for now — California's law allowing terminally ill people to end their lives.The Fourth District Court of Appeals...

Health: Drug patents could be Canada’s special weapon in U.S. trade...

​This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, a weekly roundup of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news emailed to subscribers every Saturday morning. If you haven't subscribed yet, you...

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