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 […]
CHEESE doesn’t often have a great reputation when it comes to healthy eating, but contrary to what many people believe, the dairy product does contain some nutrients vital to the human body. Here are three health benefits of cheese and why you should include some in your diet.
Health Canada says a safety review of Fibristal to treat uterine fibroids in women of childbearing age has found a possible link between its use and the risk of a rare liver injury.
Health Canada scientists say there is no reason to believe the scientific evidence they used to approve the continued use of glyphosate in weed killers was tainted.
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.
On the agenda at the keynote: companies that Verizon is seeding with early 5G technology. Not on the agenda: any news on new 5G cities or devices.Read More
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The devastating overdose crisis remains the biggest and most important health story in B.C., but this has been a year that saw several major problems and controversies, as well as signs of progress, in the fields of health and medicine.
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.
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.