The World Health Organization says it is "deeply concerned" by the ongoing Ebola outbreak in Congo but the situation does not yet warrant being declared a global emergency. Congo says there have been 185 confirmed cases, including 107…
Canada is currently among the top-ranked countries in the world when it comes to average life expectancy, but could fall to 27th place by 2040 due to projected improvements in other nations, according to a new study.
U.S. health officials are reporting a jump in cases of a rare paralyzing illness in children, and say it seems to be following an every-other-year pattern. At least 62 confirmed cases have been reported in 22 states this year. The cause is…
A runaway hearse carrying an Ebola victim has become the latest example of sometimes violent community resistance that complicates efforts to contain a Congo outbreak, causing a worrying new rise in cases.
A new multi-country study co-authored by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control says the influenza vaccine can reduce a pregnant woman’s risk of flu-associated hospitalization by an average of 40 per cent.
With legal recreational cannabis sales in Canada beginning next Wednesday, some health officials and politicians have urged the federal government to decriminalize possession of all drugs, pointing to Portugal as a success story.
A majority of the country's doctors report having good mental health overall, but a significant proportion report experiencing burnout, depression and even thoughts of suicide, a survey by the Canadian Medical Association suggests.
France's highest court overturned Wednesday an appeals court ruling that would have required some 1,700 women in multiple countries to pay back compensation they received over rupture-prone breast implants.