Swap your inhaler, skip the laughing gas: How patients can help curb health-care emissions

Our planet is changing. So is our journalism. This story is part of a CBC News initiative entitled Our Changing Planet to show and explain the effects of climate change and what is being... Read more »

Curbing air pollution could prevent millions of deaths in North America over next 50 years

Our planet is changing. So is our journalism. This story is part of a CBC News initiative entitled Our Changing Planet to show and explain the effects of climate change and what is being... Read more »

Pig-to-human transplants come a step closer with kidney experiment

Scientists at New York University temporarily attached a pig’s kidney to a human body and watched it begin to work, a small step in the decades-long quest to one day use animal... Read more »

What Canadians need to know about how climate change is affecting their health

Our planet is changing. So is our journalism. This story is part of a CBC News initiative entitled “Our Changing Planet” to show and explain the effects of climate change and what... Read more »

Henrietta Lacks’s estate sues biotech firm over ‘stolen’ immortal cancer cells

The estate of Henrietta Lacks sued a biotechnology company on Monday, accusing it of selling cells that doctors at Johns Hopkins Hospital took from the Black woman in 1951 without her knowledge... Read more »

How much air pollution is too much? Global limits lowered for 6 pollutants

The World Health Organization (WHO) said Wednesday that the harmful health effects of air pollution kick in at lower levels than it previously thought and it is setting a higher bar for... Read more »