Health & Wellness
TORONTO—Skin glue has become the method of choice for “stitching” together children’s cuts at hospital emergency rooms.
But while less painful than sutures, doctors say the adhesive still can cause significant discomfort for youngsters.
TORONTO — Skin glue has become the method of choice for “stitching” together children’s cuts at hospital emergency rooms. But while less painful than sutures, doctors say the adhesive can still cause significant discomfort for youngsters.
OTTAWA — A new report says how much you earn, where you live and how well you eat are viewed by Canadians as key factors that affect their health.
The report, to be released today, makes a dozen recommendations on what actions governments and individuals can take to live healthier lives.
TORONTO — Studies show that Canada’s elderly are at a much higher risk of suicide than adolescents, and there is growing concern among mental health experts that psychological care may be out of reach for most seniors.
TORONTO — Jim Lennox has been on both sides of the cancer fence — for many years as primary caregiver to his wife, then after her death as a patient himself.
In both cases, Lennox turned to an innovative online support group called CancerChatCanada, based at the B.C. Cancer Agency and operated in partnership with cancer care centres in several provinces across the country.
NEW YORK — As Kate and William showed off the royal baby, what caught the eye of many women was not the new heir to the throne but the Duchess of Cambridge’s post-childbirth silhouette: that little bump under her pretty polka-dot dress.
Canada’s largest aboriginal group passed an emergency resolution yesterday based on a report that the federal government once conducted nutritional experiments on hungry native children and adults.
The head of Canada’s largest aboriginal group says Prime Minister Stephen Harper must acknowledge the “horrors” of nutritional experiments once done on hungry children by increasing support for native child welfare.
TORONTO — A recent NHL rule change designed to cut down on the number of concussions in the league hasn’t made a difference, a new study suggests.
The research suggests the rule, which outlawed bodychecks aimed at the head and checking from a player’s blind side, has not led to lower concussion rates among pro hockey players since it came into force in the 2010-11 season.
TORONTO — A move to take advantage of rare advances in lung cancer treatment is being undermined by slow action on the part of provinces to pay for testing to determine which patients will benefit from the drugs, a new report suggests.