Having weird, vivid dreams? Sleep researchers say you’re far from alone

It’s not you. Or, at least, it is not just you. The world over, where sleep and dream patterns are being studied, there are tales of people having dreams they perceive as... Read more »

The movement to address environmental racism is growing. This bill could provide the data it needs

Environmental racism is an issue that has long impacted BIPOC communities across Canada, as hazardous sites are disproportionately located in those communities and can be linked to poor health outcomes and a... Read more »

Ontario to (finally) pull the plug on fax machines in public service

The Ontario government says it’s finally time to cut the cord on the fax machine. Finance Minister Peter Bethlenfalvy is directing the province’s public service to phase out its 1,500 traditional telephone... Read more »

How masks could affect speech and language development in children

Masks can make it harder for young people to learn to communicate and socialize, but researchers say there are some simple things we can do to help kids in a masked society.... Read more »

Cleaner air during pandemic lockdowns shows what’s possible, say researchers

With fewer cars on the roads and buildings and factories closed, the amount of pollutants that were pumped into the atmosphere dropped noticeably in 2020. That has positive effects on our health,... Read more »

Why hospitals are beginning to reuse or recycle oxygen masks, IV bags, surgical tools they used to throw out

More hospitals are shifting away from single-use medical equipment to reusable PPE and surgical supplies and finding ways to recycle previously unrecyclable material, such as IV bags. Some doctors say it saves... Read more »

Why hospitals are beginning to reuse or recycle oxygen masks, IV bags, surgical tools used to throw out

More hospitals are shifting away from single-use medical equipment to reusable PPE and surgical supplies and finding ways to recycle previously unrecyclable material, such as IV bags. Some doctors say it saves... Read more »

Why hospitals are beginning to reuse or recycle oxygen masks, IV bags, drills they used to throw out

More hospitals are shifting away from single-use medical equipment to reusable PPE and surgical supplies and finding ways to recycle previously unrecyclable material, such as IV bags. Some doctors say it saves... Read more »

At home for a year, office workers complain of aches, pains and Zoom fatigue

Working from makeshift setups with non-ergonomic chairs and unorthodox workspaces has caused some physical strain. And collaborating with colleagues remotely for so long has only worsened a COVID-era ailment of another kind:... Read more »

Why hospitals are beginning to reuse or recycle masks, IV bags, drills they used to throw out

Equipment such as masks, gowns and surgical drills that has been previously used can be a safer choice than single-use, disposable options, doctors say. Here’s why more hospitals are shifting to reusable... Read more »