Bullying is a public health problem that can be prevented to improve the health of young people, researchers say.
The American Medical Association has voted to recognize obesity as a disease, while doctors in Canada say they also treat it as such.
As electronic or e-cigarettes grow in popularity, some health advocates want them to be regulated.
A Fredericton high school student went to her prom on Tuesday night, despite the threat that one waft of perfume could have serious consequences.
Starbucks will start posting calorie counts on its menu boards in American stores next week, before federal legislation changes to require the coffee chain to do so. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is mulling over regulation that would force franchises with more than 20 locations to post nutritional information.
Antibodies to a high-risk type of a virus that causes mouth and throat cancers when transmitted via oral sex can be detected in blood tests many years before onset of the disease, according to a World Health Organization-led team of researchers.
Unlike every other province and territory in Canada, Nunavut does not have its own optometrist or ophthalmologist. That's causing a wait time of up to a year for many of the territory's residents.
Life on a limited income is an extra challenge for people living with diabetes or celiac disease, a poverty survey by Women's Network PEI is finding.
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