DNA testing kits will be a popular gift this holiday season. Before mailing off your saliva, it’s important to understand what these kits can and cannot tell us.
The digitization of health care in Canada has been a bumpy ride — due to lack of focus on governance, and lack of emphasis on interoperability, transparency and accountability.
A recent study of the newborn microbiome revealed that babies delivered via C-section were missing friendly bacteria and had picked up harmful microbes usually found in hospital environments.
Having multiple romantic partners also offers greater financial and logistical support when raising children, according to research with polyamorous families.
Truth and Reconciliation
In the United States, presidential candidates are discussing reparations for the descendants of enslaved men and women.
Studies suggest a significant proportion of Indian-origin families in Canada are practising female feticide. It is crucial to understand how gender inequality may lead to sex selection.
Menopausal women who were abused as children experience more hot flushes while sleeping than those who were not abused, according to recent research.
Vaping devices cause deadly lung toxicity. Their marketing to children must be banned.
Québec government policy is working against the objectives of cannabis legalization.
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.
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.