Feeling ‘sliced up inside’: Birth control implant Essure led to pain, serious problems for some women

After having two sons, 39-year-old Trisha Travis and her husband decided that their family was complete. They were ready for permanent birth control. Travis, of Weyburn, Sask., always thought there was only... Read more »

Montreal researchers say app to support HIV self-testing shows promise

MONTREAL — A group of Montreal researchers has developed a smartphone and tablet app that they say could help people to detect HIV through self-testing — if such tests are approved in... Read more »

Gifts For People Obsessed With Matcha

Praised by foodies and fitness influencers alike, chances are you know someone who is obsessed with matcha. Give the magic green tea (and some of its necessary accessories) to the matcha lover... Read more »

Global trial shows CAR T therapy can lead to durable remissions in non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma

In an update to a global clinical trial stretching from Philadelphia to four continents, the chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell therapy Kymriah® (tisagenlecleucel, formerly CTL019) led to long-lasting remissions in patients... Read more »

Is there a way to keep E. coli out of romaine lettuce?

Somewhere in Canada, 24 people have gone through a frightening experience caused by the simple act of eating romaine lettuce.  It happened sometime in late October or early November, when they unknowingly ingested a... Read more »

CBC News’s joint investigation into the sometimes murky world of medical devices

They can give someone a new lease on life — even save a life. Millions of Canadians have medical devices implanted somewhere in their body. But when those devices malfunction, they can cause serious... Read more »