Category: Health

#RIPElijah: Canadians Share Outpouring Of Grief After Death Of Toddler

Categories: Canada, Community, Health, Transparency

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Canadians mourn the death of a Toronto toddler found dead in the bitter cold Thursday morning.

Loblaws male cashier files grievance over pigtail ban, a controversial story dividing CBC readers

Categories: Business, Canada, Health, Transparency

si_pigtails.jpgAre pigtails a form of self-expression, a food and safety hazard or an outright unhygienic hairdo? 

CBC readers reflect on death of Makayla Sault, girl who refused chemo for leukemia

Categories: Canada, Community, Health, Politics, Transparency

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Makayla Sault, the 11-year-old Ontario First Nation girl who refused chemotherapy to pursue traditional indigenous medicine and other alternative treatments, died Monday after suffering a stroke on Sunday.

#BreakfastTest The Juicy Secrets behind Orange Juice, CBC's Marketplace investigates

Categories: Business, Canada, Health, Transparency

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    Is what I'm eating actually healthy? Do the contents of what I'm buying line up with the marketing of this product? How do I know exactly what I'm putting into my body? These, and other questions, will be addressed in the latest episode of Marketplace tonight on CBC at 8pm ET

Anti-marijuana ad's 'fear-mongering' angers CBC readers

Categories: Canada, Community, Health

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CBC readers are annoyed with a Health Canada anti-marijuana ad that makes a widely disputed claim that smoking a joint can decrease someone's IQ.
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Expulsion is one possible punishment for a group of Dalhousie Dental School students who are allegedly involved in offensive comments posted to a Facebook page. 

Composting the dead a contemporary response to death, say many CBC readers

Categories: Canada, Community, Health, Politics, Science & Technology, Transparency, World

si_compost.jpgKatrina Spade said human composting uses the same process as animal composting, in which deceased cows, horses and other animals are buried under wood mulch, sawdust and wood chips

#BlueLivesMatters, #ThankyouNYPD rally planned for New York

Categories: Health, Politics, Transparency, World

si_nypd.jpgTension is mounting around a rally set to take place in New York next week. The organizers of #BlueLivesMatter say the event is simply to show solidarity with police officers and isn't meant to be in opposition to #BlackLivesMatter

Is 75 a good age to die? A top doctor says yes

Categories: Canada, Health, Politics, Science & Technology, Transparency

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Age ain't nothing but a number? Not according to renowned doctor Ezekiel Emanuel who argues 75 is good age to die

How will you #Rememberthe14 from the École Polytechnique massacre?

Categories: Canada, Community, Health, Transparency, World

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On December 6, 1989, a gunman walked into Montreal's École Polytechnique and fatally shot 14 young women. The young man's name was Marc Lepine, 25, and the way he murdered was methodical.