The National | Nov 21, 2012 | 2:17

Ski helmet safety claims

Ski 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

Now Playing on CBC Radio Help Refresh

CBC Radio One

Listen Live Ottawa change

CBC Radio 2

Listen Live Eastern change

CBC Radio 3

Listen Live Radio 3
The National - Stores caught cheating on best before datesNov 26, 2014 | 2:21The National Stores caught cheating on best before dates Video
The National Stores caught cheating on best before dates Nov 26, 2014 | 2:21Hidden cameras reveal that packaged meat may be older than the labels suggest
The National - Anti-drinking pillNov 25, 2014 | 2:51The National Anti-drinking pill Video
The National Anti-drinking pill Nov 25, 2014 | 2:51British drinkers are being offered a pill that can reduce their desire to consume alcohol
The National - Ebola vaccine trialsNov 27, 2014 | 2:12The National Ebola vaccine trials Video
The National Ebola vaccine trials Nov 27, 2014 | 2:12An experimental Ebola vaccine developed partly in Canada was injected into the first volunteers in Halifax during a clinical trial
The National - Checkup Panel: CancerNov 25, 2014 | 16:31The National Checkup Panel: Cancer Video
The National Checkup Panel: Cancer Nov 25, 2014 | 16:31Our health panel has the latest on cancer. What are we doing to prevent it, what are we doing to treat it and are we any closer to a cure?
The National - Gene patents under fireNov 3, 2014 | 2:09The National Gene patents under fire Video
The National Gene patents under fire Nov 3, 2014 | 2:09Some U.S. companies hold patents on genes and genetic tests in Canada that prevent Canadian hospitals from doing their own tests on patients here
The National - Losing LiberiaOct 20, 2014 | 8:43The National Losing Liberia Video
The National Losing Liberia Oct 20, 2014 | 8:43Liberia is the country hardest hit by Ebola. Adrienne Arsenault reflects on her time there.
The National - E-cigarettes as tobacco productsMay 29, 2014 | 1:50The National E-cigarettes as tobacco products Video
The National E-cigarettes as tobacco products May 29, 2014 | 1:50Experts send a letter to WHO in defence of e-cigarettes to combat the damage of smoking cigarette
The National - The mammogram debateJul 23, 2014 | 7:20The National The mammogram debate Video
The National The mammogram debate Jul 23, 2014 | 7:20A bitter debate is raging over the need for mammograms and for one Canadian researcher, the cancer fight is both a public and person battle.
The National - Artificial sweeteners may cause obesitySep 17, 2014 | 2:22The National Artificial sweeteners may cause obesity Video
The National Artificial sweeteners may cause obesity Sep 17, 2014 | 2:22Consumption of artificial sweeteners coincides with the obesity and diabetes epidemics
The National - Ebola missionNov 27, 2014 | 2:46The National Ebola mission Video
The National Ebola mission Nov 27, 2014 | 2:46Canadian Forces medical personnel are being deployed to the Ebola-struck areas of Sierra Leone
The National - Superbug trackingNov 17, 2014 | 2:53The National Superbug tracking Video
The National Superbug tracking Nov 17, 2014 | 2:53Canada is not doing a good job keeping track of drug-resistant bacteria, says a report by Canada's medical microbiologists
The National - The science of addictive foodsMar 6, 2013 | 11:12The National The science of addictive foods Video
The National The science of addictive foods Mar 6, 2013 | 11:12Health reporter Kelly Crowe takes us behind the science of making junk food so irresistible to us.
The National - Canada's obesity rates triple in less than 30 yearsMar 4, 2014 | 1:56The National Canada's obesity rates triple in less than 30 years Video
The National Canada's obesity rates triple in less than 30 years Mar 4, 2014 | 1:56A new study says Canadians are getting heavier and heavier and a dangerous tipping point is fast approaching.
The National - Youth self-harming risesNov 18, 2014 | 2:36The National Youth self-harming rises Video
The National Youth self-harming rises Nov 18, 2014 | 2:36More teen girls in Canada are turning blades on their own bodies, new report says
The National - Radon gas alertJun 3, 2014 | 5:12The National Radon gas alert Video
The National Radon gas alert Jun 3, 2014 | 5:12Millions of Canadians are being exposed to radon gas in their homes, a potentially deadly threat

1 of 34