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
The development has the potential to help doctors identify aggressive forms of cancer, reduce the number of painful biopsy needles needed, and give men clearer answers sooner
Nov 28, 2014
There are diseases that make the news and those we never hear about. But ignorance is certainly not bliss
Nov 23, 2014
Measures were introduced in 2011 to target patients trying to get prescriptions from more than one doctor, or fill prescriptions at more than one pharmacy
Nov 18, 2014
Kits sold directly to consumers, such as those from 23andme, will only confuse people and cause unnecessary concern
Nov 16, 2014
It seems beyond irresponsible that the federal government continues to stand by its position that the way to stop young people from smoking marijuana is to keep it illegal
Nov 09, 2014
A fairly common surgery to address pelvic conditions in woman illustrates how medical risks can be underplayed
Oct 26, 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.