Lab tech shortage means you could wait longer for medical test results: association

About half of Canada’s medical laboratory technologists are due to retire in the next 10 years, according to their professional association.

Inside the cultural shift in commercial fishing, one of Canada’s deadliest industries

Every day on the open ocean brings with it life-threatening risks. But as the industry embraces safety measures, can those threats come to an end?

These are the health and safety risks during and after a flood

Contaminated water, mould and injuries are all health risks related to flooding. Here’s how to stay safe.

New WHO guidelines on screen time say babies shouldn’t have any

The World Health Organization has issued its first-ever guidance for how much screen time children under 5 should get: not very much, and none at all for those under 1.

Pharmacare plan relying on generic drugs could prompt reaction from big pharma: memo

Pharmacare is shaping up as a key campaign issue in the October election, particularly for the Liberals.

Remember to get your vaccine booster — adults can lose immunity as they age

A new study from Public Health Ontario has shown how immunizations you receive as a child can lose its effectiveness into your adult years.

More than 10,000 Canadians died from opioid overdoses in less than 3 years: PHAC

Most opioid-related deaths happen in British Columbia and Ontario, according to new government figures.

McGill University Health Centre warns about measles exposure at Glen Site

An employee contracted the virus and worked at the Glen Site while contagious between March 23-27, according to a statement from the centre.

Civil Liberties Association raises concerns with N.S. government’s organ donation plan

A report from the Parliamentary Research Service notes some countries with presumed consent have lower donation rates than Canada, suggesting it’s not always an improvement.