'My child's health is paramount': Gabrielle Daleman's mother on her daughter's mental health battle

In my mind, Canadian figure skater Gabby Daleman is a tiger. I told Gabby's mother Rhonda that her daughter's fierceness as a competitor sets her apart. Rhonda chuckled at my comment. "I call her a tiger too. She was born in the year of the tiger on the Chinese calendar," she said. "I always say to people that she […]

Influenza has killed 3 unvaccinated Sask. preschoolers so far this season: public health officials

Health officials are pleading with families to get flu shots, with hospitalization rates for the flu this season highest for children under age nine. Only one in three Saskatchewan toddlers has had the vaccine, the provincial health authority says.

We’re hiring a Research Associate to cover Digital Health

ESB Basic/Shutterstock We’re hiring a Research Associate to join our Digital Health team at Business Insider Intelligence. At Business Insider Intelligence, we’re passionate about making market research that industry leaders use to make strategic decisions. To accomplish that goal, we hire great writers with an unrelenting curiosity to uncover the deeper truths in industry news and […]

New Year Health Plan: Best ways to detox the body after a food and booze-filled Christmas

NEW YEAR HEALTH PLAN: It’s easy to overdo it on food and booze over the Christmas period at parties, celebrations and not to mention Christmas Day itself. If the festivities leave you feeling worse for wear, here’s what to do to detox the body and improve your health in time for the new year.

Children are bearing the brunt of this year’s flu season, health officials say

Many Canadian children are spending the holidays battling the flu and other respiratory illnesses — and an early start to the flu season might be partly to blame, public health officials say. Doctors say it’s not too late to get the flu shot, which they expect to be more effective than last year.