CBC Health Headlines
The latest craze at the grocery store is old hat in many Balkan countries, where the benefits of Greek yogurt have long been known.
Health Canada says three companies are voluntarily recalling all lots of the antipsychotic drug quetiapine.
The World Health Organization has issued a blunt assessment of the coronavirus outbreak in Saudi Arabia, acknowledging for the first time that there are concerns the virus may be spreading from person to person, at least in a limited way.
The revelation that Hollywood celebrity Angelina Jolie had a double mastectomy as a preventative measure against cancer stoked heated discussion this past week, but one prominent cancer researcher says it demonstrates the need to make genetic testing available to all Canadians.
Federally registered meat plants will be required to put new labels on tenderized beef in order to make it safer for consumers, Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz says.
A New Brunswick judge has ruled the labour board cannot conduct a hearing into whether the province's abortion policy is violating a doctor's ability to offer accessible health care.
School gardens across Canada are cultivating healthy eating habits in students of all ages.
Some doctors hope the newest edition of psychiatry's bible is the last of its kind, CBC Radio's The Current hears.
The benefits of Diane-35, an acne drug that is prescribed as birth control, outweigh its risks, Health Canada says.
Hamilton wants to be the first city in Canada to have auto-injectors or Epipens for children with allergies at every food outlet.
Health PEI is expanding its training of staff on how to deal with end of life issues.
The antibiotics Zithromax and Zmax SR can cause potentially fatal irregular heart rhythms, Health Canada says.
Victims of the tainted blood scandal and their families are urging the Ontario and federal governments to stop blood-plasma clinics from operating in the province.
Saudi Arabia says it has dedicated nine additional laboratories to help investigators track a deadly new respiratory virus.
Research suggests that music may help those born way too soon adapt to life outside the womb.
Canada's National Microbiology Laboratory is developing diagnostic tests for the new coronavirus infection that has sickened at least 40 people worldwide and caused at least 20 deaths.
A Montreal mother whose newborn was taken away after a false-positive drug test says she's vindicated now that the hospital has deemed her complaint "well-founded."
Quebec Health Minister Réjean Hébert has asked for a review of the province's publicly funded in-vitro fertilization program.
Ontario's governing Liberals say they've closed a gap in oversight after about 1,200 patients in two provinces received diluted chemotherapy drugs.
About 100 Calgarians with disabilities and their supporters boarded buses for Edmonton on Wednesday to protest the Alberta government's plan to cut services.