A new study questions the value of mammograms for breast cancer screening. It concludes that a woman is more likely to be diagnosed with a small tumour that is not destined to grow than she is to have a true problem spotted early.
More federal money finally is available to fight Zika even as the news worsens.
U.S. health officials are advising pregnant women to postpone travel to 11 countries in Southeast Asia because of Zika outbreaks in the region.
Do famous people always receive superior medical care? If this were a Trivial Pursuit question, the answer would be a big “Yes.” After all, they’re famous and have the money to demand the best medical treatment. But has fame and fortune guaranteed that Clinton has been given the best advice to treat pneumonia? This week I encountered several surpri
There’s no question medical students have to cram in a lot of information on their way to becoming full-fledged doctors, and a new Canadian teaching website aims to make that journey a little less onerous.
If you’re one of the millions out there who have spent a lot of cash on the latest fitness tracker, you may have just wasted your money.
That squishy ball of netting you squirt your favourite body wash onto in the shower is actually not keeping you clean at all.
Doctors from across Saskatchewan say the province's rates of HIV infections have reached a critical point and a state of emergency should be declared.
The Canadian Cancer Society and the Sunnybrook Foundation say the Tragically Hip’s recent tour has raised more than $1 million for brain cancer research in Canada.
Ontario seniors between the ages of 65 and 70 can now get the shingles vaccine for free.
Kraft Heinz Canada is recalling Heinz brand strained prunes due to the possible presence of pieces of rubber.
Headlines fool a lot of people.
Catherine Dion lost sensation on the left side of her body after she had a stroke in 2010.
Doctors have stressed for years it's vital to treat all cancers early to increase the chance of cure. But one rogue malignancy rarely obeys the rules.
How history repeats itself! Today, politicians are once again ignoring the pain of terminal cancer patients. At the same time, they are shooting themselves in the foot by making illogical remarks about pain. This human folly takes me back 37 years.
Celebrity fitness expert Shaun T is pretty open and honest with his legion of fans and followers (especially if you follow him on Snapchat), but it took a recent visit to Toronto for him to admit to something very Canadian-related – he's a Justin Bieber fan.
Researchers use robotics to improve mobility for children with physical disabilities
Despite years of study, there's little proof that flossing daily can actually prevent gum disease and cavities.
It's been said that, "All would be well if there were no buts."