Wednesday, June 19, 2019

How opposition to vaccines caused a measles outbreak in Europe

A measles outbreak in Europe this summer is due to a lack of immunization, according to the World Health Organization. Researchers say...

​A quarter of adults are too inactive, putting health at risk

Insufficient physical activity is one of the leading risk factors for premature death globally, a World Health Organization-led study.

Passengers bleed from ears, noses after Indian flight loses cabin pressure

A Jet Airways flight has returned to Mumbai, India's financial capital, after dozens of passengers complained of ear pain and nose bleeding...

U.S. officials call teen vaping ‘epidemic’

U.S. health officials call on vaping industry to address rof isk having their flavoured products pulled off the market.

Federal lawyer asks B.C. judge to toss experts’ reports on medical...

A lawyer for the federal government is asking the court to reject the reports of three doctors and a criminologist she says...

London researchers revamping jawbone surgery with 3D printing technology

How local experts and physicians are rethinking orthopaedic surgery

14 People Share Their Most Embarrassing (Yet Very Relatable) Gym Stories

Ever had a less-than-poised moment on a weight machine, or in a boot camp class? Hey, you're certainly not the only one. In a...

​Negative memories of gym class may last into adulthood

Childhood memories of phys-ed may be associated with attitude, intention, and sedentary behaviour in adulthood.

More than 8,000 apparent opioid-related deaths in Canada since 2016

At least 1,036 Canadians died in the first three months of this year due to apparent opioid overdoses, raising the opioid epidemic's...

Medical students schooled in Indigenous issues

Students entering the University of Ottawa's faculty of medicine were welcomed Wednesday with a special ceremony on Victoria Island, a traditional meeting...

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