Doctors call fatty liver disease a growing public health concern in Canada

Doctors are warning that soaring rates of a common, but often undetected, liver disease could impose…

Nunavut’s high rate of police-related deaths ‘obviously worth looking into,’ says data expert

Inuit in Nunavut are dying during interactions with police at a rate significantly higher than in…

Coronavirus: What’s happening around the world on July 12

The latest: WHO reports record increase in global coronavirus cases. South Africa reinstates alcohol ban in bid to…

Coronavirus: What’s happening around the world on July 11

The latest: A long-expected upturn in the United States for coronavirus deaths has begun, driven by fatalities in…

It’s time to let family caregivers back into Ontario nursing homes, medical officer says

Dr. Jobin Varughese knows all too well the heartbreaking toll wrought by COVID-19 at Ontario’s long-term…

The great PPE panic: How the pandemic caught Canada with its stockpiles down

This is the fourth in a series of articles looking at some of the lessons learned…

Why it may be harder to catch COVID-19 from surfaces than we first thought

This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, a weekly roundup of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news…

Novel coronavirus signs found in umbilical cord, placenta after birth: small study

A small study strengthens evidence that a pregnant woman infected with the coronavirus might be able…

Eliminating COVID-19 cases in Canada will exact too heavy a toll on society, health experts say

Some public health and infectious disease experts are pressing for governments in Canada to shift to…