Latest news from Globalnews.ca - Health feed

Latest news from Globalnews.ca - Health feed

  1. Botulism outbreak that killed a man may be limited to one nacho cheese bag

    05.26 / 01:15 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - Health
    The outbreak left one man dead and sent nine people to…
  2. Brazilian doctors use fish skin to treat burn victims

    05.25 / 21:58 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - Health
    Researchers study using the skin of tilapia fish to treat severe burns, which may ease pain of victims and cut down medical…
  3. Mayors across the country call for feds to lead on opioid ‘national emergency’

    05.25 / 21:33 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - Health
    Mayors across Canada are calling for federal leadership on the "national emergency" of overdoses by ensuring provinces provide timely access to addiction treatment and by launching public education…
  4. There’s a higher suicide risk in cancer patients, especially lung cancer. Here’s why

    05.25 / 18:27 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - Health
    Scientists are warning that cancer patients face a higher risk of suicide, but it’s lung cancer that comes with the most elevated r…
  5. Reality check: Can eating 6 servings of chocolate a week be good for your heart health?

    05.25 / 17:10 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - Health
    New research finds that eating chocolate regularly can reduce your risk of atrial fibrillation by up to 20 per cent, but is it something dietitians are recommending people…
  6. Budget office to release report on GOP health bill

    05.24 / 18:51 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - Health
    The budget office, lawmakers' nonpartisan fiscal analyst, planned to release an analysis Wednesday of the impact the GOP-written House bill would have on coverage, consumers' costs and the federal…
  7. Here’s what your fitness tracker is accurately recording (and what it’s way off on)

    05.24 / 16:38 globalnews.ca Globalnews.ca - Health
    You wear your fitness tracker all day, to the gym and even in your sleep to keep an eye on your activity, heart rate and calories burned. But how accurate is this wearable…