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Latest news from Cbc.ca - Health feed

  1. Why loneliness can be as unhealthy as smoking 15 cigarettes a day

    08.16 / 18:13 www.cbc.ca Cbc.ca - Health
    Marci O'Conner, a Quebec mother of two teenagers, struggles with her confident, independent self and recurring loneliness — feelings that psychologists say are increasingly posing public health c…
  2. Teen drug overdose deaths in U.S. creep up after years of decline

    08.16 / 14:48 www.cbc.ca Cbc.ca - Health
    After years of decline, teen deaths from drug overdoses have inched up, a new U.S. government report…
  3. 'Be more cautious' in prescribing off-label drugs for chronic back pain, Canadian doctor says

    08.16 / 00:04 www.cbc.ca Cbc.ca - Health
    Doctors are prescribing anti-seizure and nerve pain medications for a common type of chronic low-back pain, a non-licensed use, despite a lack of studies supporting their effectiveness for that purpose, according to a new…