TORONTO - The case of a nurse who murdered eight seniors in long-term care homes in Ontario will be examined in a public inquiry.
The Ontario government announced Monday it is ......
Montreal's three supervised injection sites have been officially inaugurated.
Quebec Public Health Minister Lucie Charlebois, Mayor Denis Coderre and federal government officials were present today t
The nation's largest doctors' group is outlining its opposition to the Senate Republican health care bill
Republican leaders have added a penalty for people who've let their insurance lapse to their health care bill
While bacteria has long been associated with disorders like acne and eczema, scientists are now fighting back with friendly members of the skinís microbiome.
One of the nation's biggest health insurers says the Senate health care bill will "markedly improve" the individual insurance market's stability and moderate premium hikes
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU ministers on Monday reached a compromise on energy saving targets after 2021, taking a first hurdle toward implementing the Paris Agreement on lowering carbon emissions and lim
A new study from Rutgers University researchers found that premature infants are still at a greater risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or SIDS.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration and the state of Colorado on Monday filed a civil complaint in federal court against PDC Energy Inc alleging violations of the Clean Air Act.
Sexual activity declined among adolescents in the 1990s, and rates have remained low. Still, teenagers in the United States are more likely to become pregnant than those in other western countries.
Schiavocampo sat down with Dr. Louis Aronne and trainer Noah Neiman.
Swiss brand opens first North American boutique — in Vancouver.
Scientists show how some pathogenic bacteria -- such as the mycobacteria that cause tuberculosis -- use a previously unknown mechanism to coordinate their division. The discovery could help develop ne
A case study has shown how magnetic implants in the eye can successfully control the movement of the eye.
(Reuters) - Seattle Genetics Inc's lymphoma drug met the main goal in a late stage study, but shares of the company tumbled as the data fell short of investor expectations on the treatment's advantage
Researchers have found that a drug cocktail of vitamin C, corticosteroids and thiamine may help prevent progressive organ failure caused by sepsis.
EXCLUSIVE: The device, designed by a team of international experts and led by researchers at Portsmouth University, will be able to work out the most effective way of getting a child's attention.
The Finnish study found greater upper and lower body strength was linked to better cognitive function in ageing adults. Keeping the brain healthy while growing older protects against the disease.
Hannah Barham-Brown, 29, from London, was diagnosed with Ehlers Danlos-Syndrome , which means her joints dislocate very easily. She had to raise £2,000 to buy a wheelchair.
(Reuters) - Private U.S. property casualty insurers suffered $7.3 billion in catastrophe losses during the 2017 first quarter, the worst such quarter since the 1994 earthquake in Northridge, Californi
A conservative Republican senator who doesn't back the GOP health care bill is using unusually sharp tones to criticize party leaders
The more you booze it up, the more your cells age, increasing risk for age-related health problems like heart disease, diabetes, cancer and dementia.
IQALUIT, Nunavut - Social media plays a central role in a five-year plan aimed at reducing the number of suicides in Nunavut.
"Just about everyone up here has a Facebook account," ......
(Reuters Health) - More women may be diagnosed with advanced breast cancer and suffer treatment delays when Medicaid cutbacks eliminate coverage for many adults with low-income jobs, a study in Tennes
Researchers from the Danish Cancer Society Research Center in Copenhagen found women that live near busy streets take from six to 12 months longer to get pregnant.
Cigarette smoke stopped wound healing at concentrations over 20%, tests from British American Tobacco show, yet vapour had no effect at 100% concentration and with twice as much nicotine.
Nearly 19 per cent of the estimated 38.6 million people in the U.S. with those most common mental health disorders received at least two prescriptions in one year for opioids
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Transport Ministry is pushing carmakers to update the engine management software in up to 12 million diesel vehicles in the country, people familiar with the talks told Re
VERNON, B.C. - An algae bloom in the north arm of British Columbia's Okanagan Lake has prompted a warning to stay out of water in the area until further notice. ...
OSLO (Reuters) - The rise in global sea levels has accelerated since the 1990s amid rising temperatures, with a thaw of Greenland's ice sheet pouring ever more water into the oceans, scientists said o
LONDON (Reuters) - Research labs may be short-changing women by ignoring differences between male and female animals in experiments to discover new drugs, suggesting sexual equality in scientific stud
Despite being designed to more effectively manage care and control costs, black patients enrolled with Medicare Advantage are far more likely to be readmitted to the hospital after a surgery than thos
New research builds on the pioneering use of machine learning algorithms with brain imaging technology to "mind read."
Activity monitors or fitness trackers are fun and informative gadgets to help track daily physical activity. But as a source of objective data for research on the health benefits of exercise, they're