Mention fungi and most people think of eating mushrooms or yeasts in bread or beer. But fungi are now on the CDC's list of public health threats as the number of deadly infections they cause rise.
Québec government policy is working against the objectives of cannabis legalization.
Traffic congestion causes more problems than just being stuck in traffic. There are real effects on the health, quality of life and wallets of taxpayers.
The seriously ill and their families often want to protect each other from thoughts of death. Conversation about end-of-life choices are, however, essential to a good death.
Universal screenings for childhood trauma, like the ones being implemented for California students, may cause more harm than good, a scholar argues.
An investigation showed that five Canadian cities had lead levels in their water on par with those in Flint, Mich. during its peak period of water contamination.
Know the difference between an EMR, EHR and PHR? Our digital data expert sets the record straight.
Experts in child health and physical activity offer recommendations for training of early childhood educators, and strategies to get kids moving.
Cataracts, which can be experienced by anyone as they age, happen when the lens of the eye gradually becomes less transparent. There are ways, however, to correct this.
One judge must not be allowed to curtail parliament’s power to promote broader societal interests and protect people who are elderly, ill and disabled.
Cannabis use is common among trauma survivors, and may improve some of the symptoms of those with PTSD.
Cannabis was legalized in Canada one year ago but we know little about the effects of parents using it in front of their children.
Regulations have lowered mercury emissions globally, but the risks to ocean ecosystems and human health may be getting worse.
Canada has lots of doctors. The challenge is that the people who need health-care services cannot access the right care.
The election results could mean a national pharmacare program will happen, albeit slowly. Canadians can also expect more safe injection sites and money invested in the opioid crisis.
Hospital overcrowding in Ontario is at an all-time high. And the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario just passed a policy that will make it worse.
Despite protective apology legislation across Canada, many doctors and other health-care professionals remain too afraid or ashamed to apologize after medical errors.
Election news coverage of party positions on abortion may confuse the public about the reality and legality of access in Canada.
A triple-bottom-line approach can be used to evaluate health-care interventions, such as treatment for schizophrenia.
Consumers are increasingly concerned about the sustainability of their fish.