The majority of Canadians have caught COVID-19 since Omicron and its highly contagious subvariants triggered enormous waves of infection this year — with new estimates suggesting almost two-thirds of the population have had it.
This school year, students in kindergarten through Grade 12 are filing into classrooms much more reminiscent of pre-pandemic times. Parents, teachers and students tell us about the first day, share what’s on their minds and tell us the things they’re looking forward to.
One in three Canadians sleep less than the recommended seven to nine hours per night. The culprit could be too much screen time, stress or caffeine, but few Canadians realize their daytime doziness may be directly caused by a condition called sleep apnea that can have serious health ramifications.
Many Canadians don’t have the time or the money to eat according to the Canada Food Guide’s nutrition standards. But what if all Canadian schools offered at least one nutritious meal every day? It’s an old idea with new urgency.
One in four people surveyed say they have either experienced a shortage of their medication, or know someone who has, as Canada grapples with a “dire” problem.
Click on the video players below to watch action from the luge World Cup in Whistler, B.C. Coverage continues Friday with men's at 7:40 p.m. ET. Men's Luge 1st Run, from the Whistler Sliding Centre in Whistler, BC. 0:00 Men's Luge 2nd Run, from the Whistler Sliding Centre in Whistler, BC. 0:00 On Saturday, women's competition begins […]
The Canadian Medical Association says it agrees with the findings of a report published by the Lancet journal documenting the health toll of pollution, heat waves, forest fires and infectious disease spread.
Women from across Canada describe how difficult — and expensive — it can be to get an implanted medical device surgically removed when it causes debilitating pain. They are four women from across this country who share one painful thing in common: Each had a medical device surgically implanted in them that was meant to […]
Hundreds of thousands of Canadians are going into debt across the country to pay for prescription medication, according to a study from the University of British Columbia.
Drug-resistant infections are predicted to kill an estimated 2.4 million more people by 2050 in developed countries alone, including Canada.