Fifteen military suicides reported in 2018 despite new prevention strategy

OTTAWA — The Canadian Forces saw more than a dozen service members die by suicide last year even as it was implementing a number...

Flu cases starting to surge, with kids and teens especially vulnerable: doctors

TORONTO — Cases of influenza are continuing to ramp up across the country, with kids and teens bearing much of the brunt of the dreaded winter bug, say...

‘Unspeakable’ creator has inside perspective on Canada’s tainted blood scandal

TORONTO — Robert C. Cooper still isn't comfortable talking about the difficult period in his life when he contracted hepatitis C from tainted blood products in...

Hot potato: Food Guide makeover creates debate as Health Canada prepares release

OTTAWA — An overhaul of the Canada Food Guide is set to be released soon, a highly anticipated makeover that will do away with the...

Ontario’s chief coroner launches review of police suicides in 2018

TORONTO — Ontario's chief coroner has launched a review of police suicides that took place in the province last year after noticing a spike...
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New Year’s Resolutions To Help You Stay On Your Feet

Statistics show that one in three Canadian adults aged 65 and older will experience at least one fall each year. Fortunately, most falls are...
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Breaking that Tobacco Habit

One of the hardest habits to break is smoking. But its a new year, is there a better time to quit smoking? The Algoma...

Doctors pen ‘social prescriptions’ aimed at easing depression, loneliness in patients

TORONTO — When Tammy McEvoy was asked to share her time and crafting talents to engage with other patients at her local health centre, she ended...

Love on borrowed time: Cancer patients find romance despite terminal prognosis

TORONTO — It could have been a meet-cute in a romantic comedy between a man and a "mutant." After weeks of online flirting, Patrick Bardos...

Woman hopes to meet recipient of son’s heart more than a year after his...

BRAMPTON, Ont. — A Brampton, Ont. woman is hoping to meet the recipient of her son's heart as she seeks closure more than a...

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