Simple activities such as playing cards or repeatedly throwing a ball into a waste paper basket may be just as effective at helping people regain co-ordination following a stroke as playing sophisticated virtual reality games, new research finds.
Children five and older with autism will no longer be cut off from government-funded intensive therapy, as the Ontario government announced new funding Tuesday, but some parents are not ready to forgive the Liberals for the 'misery' they endured.
A 25-year-old British Columbia woman is challenging Canada’s new assisted-dying legislation, arguing that the law’s requirement that death be “reasonably foreseeable” unfairly rules out patients with chronic and untreatable conditions.
Chile seeks to fight one of the world's highest rates of childhood obesity with a new food labeling law that focuses on food that is high in sugar, calories, sodium and saturated fat. It also bans such food from being sold with a toy.