Health and Lifestyle

Ultra-processed foods are wrecking your health, study says. Here’s how

Ultra-processed foods are shortening lives and worsening people’s health on at least 32 major health parameters, a new study has found. A review of hundreds...

More than 1B people live with obesity globally, study shows. What about Canada? 

More than one billion people worldwide are grappling with obesity, with children in particular experiencing alarming increases in numbers, a new study shows. A global...

Canada’s pharmacare bill has officially been introduced in Parliament

Health Minister Mark Holland has  tabled the legislation to create the framework for a national single-payer pharmacare program Thursday afternoon. This legislation is a key...

‘Health care in this province sucks’: Hundreds wait for chance to get doctor in Ontario city

Hundreds of people lined up in the cold and rain outside a Kingston health clinic for hours Wednesday morning, desperate to find a doctor. It...

‘How will I survive?’: As money runs out, breast cancer patient plagued with worry

Lise Lalonde just wants to keep a roof over her head as she faces stage two breast cancer that spread to her lymph nodes. The...

Are cantaloupes safe to eat? Deadly salmonella outbreak now over

A deadly salmonella outbreak linked to cantaloupes that killed nine Canadians appears to be over, health officials say. The outbreak, which sent 68 Canadians to...

Pharmacare legislation is a step closer to introduction

Health Minister Mark Holland has put the pharmacare bill on the House of Commons notice paper, bringing one step closer the tabling of the...

Ottawa rejects Alberta’s proposal for tracking ‘safer supply’ drugs

The federal Liberal government is rejecting a proposal from the Alberta government to consider adding a “unique chemical identifier” to the pharmaceuticals being offered...

Kellogg’s CEO advises cereal for dinner. Nutritionists have other thoughts

Kellogg’s is stirring the pot with a quirky dinner idea to save money on food: cereal. But before you grab the milk, health experts are...

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