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.
Has the medical world gone completely insane?
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.
"It was the best of times and the worst of times."
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.
Now that the dust has settled from the back-to-school scramble, parents are reminded of the need to ensure their school-aged children have their immunizations up to date.
That squishy ball of netting you squirt your favourite body wash onto in the shower is actually not keeping you clean at all.
Do famous people always receive superior medical care?
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.
Paul Desbois will speak to the Orillia Prostate Cancer Awareness Group Sept. 21 on the subject of making the right choices in deciding on the treatment for prostate cancer.
Ontario seniors between the ages of 65 and 70 can now get the shingles vaccine for free.
What is it that makes our hair turn several shades of grey as we get older? I’m sure many of us recall the first streaks of grey and realize we are older whether we like it or not. It’s a time when we start to wonder: Is it age that’s causing the grey? Or have we been doing something wrong?
Kraft Heinz Canada is recalling Heinz brand strained prunes due to the possible presence of pieces of rubber.
Headlines fool a lot of people.
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.