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Confidential industry documents show morning sickness drug doesn't work, doctor says
Confidential company documents show Diclectin is no better than a placebo. Toronto family doctor Nav Persaud, who fought seven years to see the documents, has stopped prescribing the popular morning sickness pill, but Health Canada has no plans to order the drug off the market.
U.S. healthcare uninsured rises most in near decade, Gallup survey suggests
The number of Americans without health-care insurance rose by 3.2 million people between 2016 and 2017, according to a new Gallup poll.
Breastfeeding appears to cut risk of Type 2 diabetes in women
A 30-year national study in the U.S. says women who breastfeeding for six months or longer seem to have a lower risk of developing diabetes.
Family calls for provincial seniors advocate after father lives in long-term care
The family of a man who lived in long-term care in Thunder Bay, Ont., for six years, says there needs to be a provincial advocate for seniors.
How an immigrant to Canada helped Donald Trump prove his mental state
Stifling a sneeze can rupture your pharynx, doctors warn
Trying to lose weight? Then ditch the scale, says P.E.I. dietitian
P.E.I., N.B. close diabetes camps for kids
Health Canada says processed-food makers aren't cutting enough salt
Don't blame the rats: Human fleas and lice likely spread Black Death
Out in the Open
Surviving cancer can be just as hard as having it
6 cases of mumps confirmed in eastern Newfoundland since December
Western researchers discover link between brain disorders
Alberta may fund effective HIV prevention pill
Blue Monday opens dialogue about mental health, expert says
Initial round of investors on board for developing universal flu vaccine
Childhood bullying linked to suicide risk for teens
'He didn't have a choice': How depression cost Gerald Le Dain his Supreme Court post
Is calcium a sixth basic taste? And what can comics teach us about health?
Flu activity in Canada 'high' and continuing to rise, latest public health numbers say