Epidemiologist at BC Centre for Disease Control says mutation likely responsible for H3N2’s escape
Jan 30, 2015
New obesity-prevention guidelines issued by a federal health-care task force urge family doctors to track the body mass index of all adult patients and prescribe physical activity, dietary changes or counselling to those who are overweight or obese
Jan 26, 2015
The private home is one of the last places where Canadians can indiscriminately light up a cigarette without risking breaking the law
Jan 25, 2015
The way the system is run now means there is no accountability or transparency in how and why decisions are being made
Jan 18, 2015
In simplest terms, a homeopathic remedy consists of a molecule of the disease you’re trying to fight that has been diluted dozens, perhaps hundreds, of times in water
Jan 11, 2015
Over all, Canadians consume more than double the sodium they need each day
Jan 04, 2015
Researchers say findings show federal government’s decision to allow food industry to self-regulate is not working
Dec 16, 2014
The vaccine does not lead to an increase in risky sexual behaviour, research finds, so why do a surprising number of people continue to ignore the science?
Dec 14, 2014
New policy says doctors can deny patients certain treatments on the condition they refer them to another physician
Dec 11, 2014
What if the studies aren’t wrong? And what if the current guidance about how much coffee pregnant women should drink is too lax?
Dec 07, 2014
Carly Weeks has been a journalist with The Globe and Mail since 2007. She got her first reporting job at age 15, working as a writer for the Sault Star, her hometown newspaper. She has reported on everything from federal politics to the high levels of sodium in the Canadian diet.