Every 22 minutes, a woman in Canada dies of a heart attack. But the majority don’t have to, experts say, warning that more women will die unnecessarily if the medical community doesn’t tailor care to their needs.
Canadian Blood Services is turning to a private company to help boost Canada’s plasma supply in a new agreement announced Wednesday.
Enlarge / ABL Space Systems says its RS1 rocket is ready for a debut launch this month. (credit: ABL Space Systems) Welcome to Edition 5.09 of the Rocket Report! Another week, and we have another attempt at launching the Space Launch System rocket. I’m looking forward to what is hopefully a clean countdown and smooth […]
RELATED STORIES NBC has sewn up a premiere date for newly-acquired Canadian medical drama Transplant. The series’ inaugural 13-episode season will make its stateside debut on Tuesday, Sept. 1, immediately following America’s Got Talent. Transplant centers on Dr. Bashir “Bash” Hamed (played by Quantico‘s Hamza Haq), a Syrian doctor with battle-tested skills in emergency medicine who […]
Now that the all-star break has come and gone, the NHL's regular season is down to its final 10 weeks. For most of the Canadian-based teams, it's crunch time. The Calgary Flames, Winnipeg Jets and Toronto Maple Leafs are among the league's best, while the Montreal Canadiens and Vancouver Canucks have enjoyed surprisingly sound seasons. […]
Lack of sleep has become a huge problem for Canadian adolescents, says a Sick Kids sleep expert, adding that, ‘in 20 years time, we’re going to see a whole generation of adults who are functioning sub-optimally.’
Two Canadian cities are doing an about face on their decision to remove flouride from drinking water after rates of tooth decay spiked, especially among children.
The Canada Food Guide might have been free of industry influence. But it’s just one part of the federal government’s “Healthy Eating Strategy.” There are two more battles underway as the food industry fights new labelling and advertising restrictions.
This season’s influenza vaccine appears to have reduced the risk of infection with the dominate circulating flu strain by 72 per cent, interim Canadian results suggest.
Infants at high risk of developing food allergies should be offered common allergenic foods at around age six months – but not before four months, according to new Canadian Paediatric Society guidelines.