A recent spate of food recalls across Canada related to E. coli and Listeria concerns reflect a more demanding Canadian Food Inspection Agency and not necessarily dangerous meat products, says one industry expert.
A man known as ‘The Lisbon Patient,’ once the oldest known person living with HIV, has died at the age of 100 after doctors completed a case study about him as a reminder that HIV is not a death sentence.
Rates of cervical pre-cancer in women have been cut by more than half in British Columbia and the province's school immunization program for the human papillomavirus is being given credit for the results.
Fewer people in British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Ontario were prescribed opioids last year compared with 2013 and the number of patients who began treatment on the pain medication decreased by nearly 10 per cent, the Canadian Institute for Health Information says.
The Oklahoma judge who recently ordered pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million for its role in the state's opioid crisis says he made a mathematical error when calculating the judgment.
E-cigarettes and vapes without nicotine have been widely available in Canada since 2004, but the enactment of the 2018 Tobacco and Vaping Products Act and enticing flavoured products catapulted e-cigarettes into new heights on the market.
Pain perception is essential for survival, but how much something hurts can sometimes be amplified or suppressed: for example, soldiers who sustain an injury in battle often recall not feeling anything at the time.
Families in polyamorous relationships experience health care barriers and discrimination during pregnancy and birth, but hospitals could mitigate the stress with some changes, according to a new Canadian study.
France's lower house of parliament on Tuesday overwhelmingly passed a bill that aims to give single women and lesbian couples legal access to in vitro fertilization, egg freezing and fertility medication.