The NationalFlu shot figuresNov 25, 2012 | 3:25The number of deaths reported to have been caused by influenza is often used to get people to get a flu shot. But how accurate are those numbers? Kelly Crowe reports.
The NationalSki helmet safety claimsNov 21, 2012 | 2:17Ski helmets sold in Canada aren't governed by any mandatory Canadian safety standards, which concerns at least one safety advocate, CBC's Briar Stewart reports
The NationalWorkplace breast cancer risksNov 19, 2012 | 3:13Some women working in industries such as automotive plastics and food canning may face a higher risk of breast cancer than those in other occupations, say Canadian researchers
The NationalCall for energy drink restrictionsNov 16, 2012 | 2:33Some Canadian doctors are pushing for a ban on energy drinks to anyone under 19, after U.S. officials cited a possible link between 13 deaths and highly caffeinated beverages
The National'Vegetative state' communicationNov 13, 2012 | 2:47The common wisdom that people in a 'vegetative state' cannot be reached at all may need to be rethought after researchers in London, Ont., have shown otherwise in the case of Canadian Scott Routley
The NationalLife-support hopesNov 13, 2012 | 2:51News that it is possible to communicate with patients in a 'vegetative state' has given new hope to a family fighting doctors in court to keep a man on life-support
The NationalOmega-3 supplement benefits doubtedNov 11, 2012 | 2:54After years of being told by doctors that Omega-3 is essential in a healthy diet, there's growing evidence that the supplements don't do what they say on the bottle.
The NationalHeart failure in childrenOct 30, 2012 | 2:18Half of children with heart failure will die or need a heart transplant, an outcome that has prompted new guidelines for emergency room doctors to help recognize the problem