A new study offers possible clues to why babies who drink pumped breast milk are at greater risk of asthma, allergies and obesity than those who get it straight from the breast.
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TORONTO—Canadian kids continue to rank low in a global report on physical activity.
The most recent release from the Active Healthy Kids Global Alliance finds children in Slovenia and Japan to be the most active among 49 countries studied.
TORONTO—Carol Francey waxes nostalgic when she thinks back to the first time she tried pot.
The year was 1966, the place was Toronto's hippie-packed Yorkville neighbourhood, and she was 17-and-a-half-years-old.
The Victoria resident has been using pot ever since, she said some 52 years. And for most of that time, she did it in secret.
TORONTO—Repeated shortages of the life-saving EpiPen has “moved from an inconvenience to a concern,” says Food Allergy Canada.
The national advocacy group was among those alarmed by yet another announcement from Pfizer that its epinephrine auto-injector is in short supply, with executive director Jennifer Gerdts saying the latest shortfall comes just when it's needed most.
TORONTO—Research for the Canadian Paediatric Surveillance Program found 81 percent of Lyme disease cases involving kids and youth over a three-year study period were in Nova Scotia and Ontario.
TORONTO—When a partial laptop ban at his Halifax cafe led to miffed patrons and headaches for staff, owner Sean Gallagher decided to do something more drastic to enforce his no-screen rule: a restaurant redesign.
TORONTO—A group of four McMaster University students has won a $50,000 prize to develop their idea for a hand-held device that detects skin cancer.
The recent grads—all students in electrical biomedical engineering at the Hamilton university—earned the International James Dyson Award for their final year project, called “The sKan.”
TORONTO—Kids and teens should not drink sports or energy drinks, the Canadian Paediatric Society says in a new position released Tuesday that takes a stand against the sugary beverages.
TORONTO—Stuart McLean, the best-selling author and soft-spoken humorist whose gentle celebration of life's biggest and smallest moments endeared him to legions of faithful listeners of CBC Radio's “The Vinyl Cafe,” has died.
CBC said the celebrated storyteller, who had been diagnosed with skin cancer, died yesterday in Toronto at age 68.