For May 26, the Town of Deer Lake will be called "Islaview" to support Isla Short, a three-year-old girl battling severe cancer.
Hamilton’s population is older than the rest of the province — and it’s starting to take a toll on paramedics in the city.
The freeze-dried sperm samples were launched in 2013 to the International Space Station and returned to Earth in 2014.
A fourth person has likely died from Ebola in remote northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization (WHO) said.
Via Rail has changed its policy on wheelchairs and other mobility aids to comply with a federal order demanding it make its trains more accessible to those who use the devices.
Giving people with severe addictions prescription heroin could save lives as Canada continues to struggle with a opioid overdose epidemic, says Health Minister Jane Philpott.
Before dipping into a swimming pool or lake this long weekend, take precautions against stomach-turning parasites that may lurk in the water, public health officials say.
In this week's roundup of interesting and eclectic news in health and medical science, we look at Canadian drug prices, Ontarians on opioids and how to slow down sperm.
Patients waking up during surgery reportedly happens during one out of every 1,000 surgeries.
Doctors are sounding the alarm about a cancer plot line in the soap opera General Hospital, calling it a sneaky way of skirting pharmaceutical advertising laws.