- WHO says just five per cent of our daily calories should come from sugar
- Reports says Canadians spent nearly $30-billion on prescription medications in 2013
- Report on missing and murder Aboriginal women stopped short of recommending a national public inquiry
- Patient advocacy group launching a campaign to stop the provincial government from taking services out of public hospitals and putting them in private clinics
- Blood test may now accurately predict whether a patient has developed Alzheimer’s
- Researchers have identified 10 habits that make people happy
- California lawmakers introduce legislation to regulate that state’s medical marijuana industry
- Experts say people should start getting their young children used to the time change a day earlier
- England’s chief medical officer says a sugar tax may have to be introduced to curb soaring obesity rates
- New smartphone app and plug-in wakes up sleepers by diffusing the smell of bacon
- Prime Minister Stephen Harper say Canada is going to host an international summit on maternal, new born and child health
- Researchers have modified genes in the blood cells of a dozen HIV patients in an effort to help them resist the AIDS virus
Has your child or teen come home and said “they’re not eating anything with a face on it? Food and nutrition expert Rose Reisman offers some tips
- The clocks move forward one hour on Sunday, March 6, as Canada moves to Daylight Saving Time.
- Scientists in California say climate change could affect the avocado crop.
- App that helps you to locate a nearest bathroom is in the works.
- New study finds workers are happiest when doing simple, busy work because they got a feeling of accomplishment without any heavy mental lifting.
- Oscar Mayer is now selling lunchables for adults called P3 to the U.S. market.
- Federal government says the unforeseen growth of its medical marijuana program has seriously affected the goal of providing the drug to patients while ensuring public safety.
Canada’s got a growing problem on its hands — our waistlines! According to a new study, this country’s obesity rates have tripled in less than 30 years and they are showing no signs of slowing down. In fact, by the year 2019 the study estimates five provinces (Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Saskatchewan
Food mascots that you admired as a child may be to blame for obesity, according to a study in the Journal of Consumer Research. Food and nutrition expert Rose Reisman reports.
- Researchers at the University of Illinois say a lot of couples aren’t putting as much work into their relationships as they do to their jobs
- Study finds certain types of music enhance the taste of your food
- Six wounded American soldiers, who call themselves the Kilimanjaro Warriors, have scaled the tallest mountain in Africa
- Survey finds one-third of teens do not consider driving while high to be as big of problem as drinking and driving
- Research show the Internet may be a modern-day home wrecker
- Osler Day event held to help redevelop William Osler Health Centre