The youngest children in kindergarten are more likely to be diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in early grades, a study shows, an intriguing finding for parents on the fence about when to start their child in school.
The Medical Council of Canada says it's reviewing its practices after being criticized online for prohibiting women from bringing tampons or menstrual pads into exam rooms while writing multi-hour tests.
Many Canadians will head south during the coming winter months and walk barefoot along a warm, sandy beach -- but three women from Ontario are warning about a painful parasite that can be picked up by doing so.
Cases of seasonal influenza have already begun to show up in Canada, and public health officials say that means it's time to get that jab in the arm -- not only to prevent the flu for yourself but also to help avoid spreading the nasty respiratory bug to others.
Adolescents and young adults who regularly use cannabis but stop for 30 days have better memory and an improved ability to learn compared to peers who continue to smoke, vape or ingest pot, a study has found.
With the recognition that physician prescribing plays a significant role in Canada's opioid crisis, a team of researchers has developed a program called STOP Narcotics to dramatically reduce the amount of the painkillers patients are given following some common operations.