Health

Simple ways to add nuts and seeds to every meal of the day

Experts say nuts and seeds bring a hoax of benefits including healthy fats, protein and fibre, as well as micronutrients like magnesium, B vitamins...

The big surprise of cannabis legalization might be the size of the low dose market

After legalization, Canada may see significant numbers of light recreational users, many of whom have a small dose daily,

No background check for registered sex offender who formerly worked at Toronto hospital

Global News has learned that Terrence Noftall, who formerly worked at Toronto Western Hospital, was a registered sex offender. But officials at the...

'Just double-check that coverage': Brother of Melfort woman who died in China warns others to get insurance

The brother of a Melfort, Sask. woman who died in China after contracting an unknown influenza strain and left a significant hospital bill is warning...

Vaudreuil-Dorion mayor worried about heavy traffic around new hospital site

The mayor of Vaudreuil-Dorion is worried about the influx of traffic in the area near the site where the new hospital will be built and says it'...

Quebec nurses push for new law to limit nurse-to-patient ratios

Representatives for Quebec nurses met with the health minister on Tuesday to push for better working conditions.

Parents protest and call on Quebec to step up autism services

A group of parents and autism-rights advocates took to the streets on Tuesday to speak out about inadequate support and a lack of autism services for...

Local MPP Jeff Yurek questions closure of Cardiac Fitness Institute

A local Progressive Conservative MPP made one final last-ditch attempt to save a long-running program for cardiac patients.

People with disabilities stuck in Nova Scotia hospital for years : Report

A rare look at the documented efforts of people with disabilities to leave a psychiatric hospital emerged Tuesday in Nova Scotia, with stories of...

Women Are Needlessly Rushed Through Childbirth, Doctors Say

Women should be given more time to give birth without medical interventions such as caesarean sections, and should be more involved in the decision-...

About 1,800 students without updated immunization records face suspension

More than 1,800 Essex County high school students will be suspended next month unless they provide the health unit with updated immunization records.

Ottawa-area activists face online threats in Twitter war over Stanley fundraiser

An Ottawa woman has filed a police complaint over death threats she received after posting publicly available information about those who supported a...

‘The reality is there are risks’: N.B. Pharmacists cracking down on over-the-counter medications

The New Brunswick College of Pharmacists is beginning to enforce regulations surrounding over-the-counter medication that have been in place for...

Alberta adding paramedics who can help treat seniors in their homes

Associate Health Minister Brandy Payne said the idea is to eliminate the potential risk and stress a hospital visit can put seniors through.

‘I feel like it’s pulling me’: The dangerous trance of Niagara Falls

When we stand in a high place, our fear circuitry may send a signal like 'Back up, you might fall.' But the signal fires so rapidly, that...