Chocolate milk has become an udderly divisive issue

Chocolate milk has become politicized in recent months with the discussion around chocolate milk restrictions in schools. And one health expert argues the polarized debate might be harming public health advocacy. Some... Read more »

‘I don’t want to die alone in an alley’: Finding sanctuary at the Moss Park Overdose Prevention Site

“I’ve lost 11 friends this year … most people don’t lose that many in a lifetime.” Dave Gordon reflects on the toll drugs have taken on the people in his life as... Read more »

‘When people come here they feel safe’: Finding sanctuary at the Moss Park Overdose Prevention Site

“I’ve lost 11 friends this year … most people don’t lose that many in a lifetime.” Dave Gordon reflects on the toll drugs have taken on the people in his life as... Read more »

‘It’s creepy’: Security cameras spotted in plastic surgeon’s consult room

A Toronto plastic surgeon who may be filming patients in states of undress without their consent is being investigated by both the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and the province’s... Read more »

Drug-impaired driving tests ‘not there yet,’ says top RCMP officer

Weeks into national cannabis legalization, a top RCMP officer says the tests being used to detect whether someone is driving high are “not there yet,” though they’re the best they’ve got. In... Read more »

The truth about teatoxes: Why health experts say this celeb-endorsed craze is unnecessary

It’s one of the latest celebrity-endorsed crazes sweeping social media: Teatoxing, the idea you can detoxify your body, reduce bloat, boost energy, burn stored fat and ultimately flatten your tummy — in... Read more »

Combating cancer one Nobel Prize at a time

Fighting cancer can be a thankless job, but several scientists who have made significant contributions to the advancement of cancer treatments are getting the recognition they deserve this week after being awarded... Read more »

Loblaws recalls chicken fries for possible salmonella after 4 people become ill

Loblaws is recalling chicken fries sold in $10 bags due to possible salmonella contamination that may have caused four people to become ill. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says consumers should not eat... Read more »

N.S. woman choosing to die earlier than she wants due to ‘extreme’ assisted-dying law

A Nova Scotia woman who is choosing a medically assisted death says she will end her life earlier than she really wants because she’s worried doctors will deny her the procedure if... Read more »

Sex-ed curricula can’t satisfy everyone, and they shouldn’t try, say some experts

As Ontario grapples with its sex education curriculum, any effort to come up with a consensus on what should be taught in schools may very well be a “fool’s errand,” says a noted researcher on the... Read more »