When they cause problems, wisdom teeth don't seem very smart. But they may have been evolution's answer to a coarse diet.
Why do Canadians have such straight white teeth? The story is in the marketing of orthodontics in Canada.
Research shows that daylight-saving time changes do more harm than good. It's time to abolish the practice.
Perfectionists have a higher chance of developing bulimia nervosa. Rather than treating symptoms of binge eating and vomiting, therapists should address this underlying personality trait.
The decision by the World Anti-Doping Agency to lift its ban on Russia's drug testing has set off another controversy about whether there will ever be a level playing field in the world of sports.
We cannot end TB with century-old technologies and poor quality care. It is time to reinvent the way we are managing TB, and overcome our collective failures of the imagination.
Knowing what your attachment style is can help you navigate life's ups and downs a bit better.
Writers like Virginia Woolf, Arthur Conan Doyle and J.M. Barrie suffered personal loss during the First World War. Their grief and insight helped readers with their own post-war collective grief.
This week's annual Family Medicine Forum is an opportunity for your family doctor -- to cave or resist in the face of Big Pharma sponsorship and marketing.
Art is no cure all. But it can open up new spaces for us to ask new questions.
Modern healthcare may be helping us live longer, but hunter-gatherers point to a less expensive option.
A new study indicates almost a third of Canadians are thinking of eating less meat, but men are less likely to eschew meat. The livestock industry is fighting the protein wars.
Halloween is upon us, and the sugar is horrible for your kids' teeth and health. But fear not -- there are things parents can do to lessen the impact of the candy binge.
A new book, 'The Thalidomide Catastrophe,' raises new questions about the conduct of corporations involved. It is the duty of governments to find out the answers.
Canada's iconic retailer of outdoor adventure gear recently decided to change its mostly white image by diversifying the catalogue to better reflect the reality of its customers.
The flu shot is most effective if you receive it by the end of October. With 80,000 deaths from flu during last year's flu season, a doctor explains why you should act now.
Despite many claims, nobody knows for sure how the environmental footprint of lab-grown meat compares to livestock. An animal scientist says the issue is not black and white.
Will offices, construction sites and medical clinics become less safe now that marijuana is legal in Canada? Our experts review the evidence, or lack of it.
A new study demystifies regional differences in mercury levels in marine animals in the Canadian Arctic.
Young women are disproportionately affected by multiple sclerosis, a disease where the body attacks the brain, scrambling communication to the rest of the body. Here's what we know about the causes.