Christopher Labos

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To breakfast or not to breakfast? A doctor on why you shouldn't worry about it all that much

Food for thought if you’re torn between intermittent fasting and… toast.

Boxers or briefs: Underwear can affect your sperm count but that's definitely not the whole story

A look at contradictions in sperm count and fertility.

New tech holds the promise of changing your health — the problem is that sometimes it doesn't work well

Studies show what fitness trackers do well and what they get wrong.

Slaying sleep myths: What does and doesn't work when it comes to dozing off

Putting that counting sheep strategy to bed once and for all.

'Holiday heart' and other drinking health hazards you should know about before cocktail season

Not to be a 'buzz'-kill but 'the more you know', you know…?

A guide to more efficient medical screenings whether you're 35 or 75

What you probably should be asking to be tested for and what can probably wait.

Lose/lose? The real scoop on intermittent dieting vs. traditional dieting

Alt-day fasting is relatively new, but we look at recent research to see if it works.

Canadian eye surgery could prevent blindness in thousands worldwide

A new graft procedure uses nerves from the leg to return feeling to eyes that have lost the ability to sense pain. The Toronto "love story between plastic surgery and ophthalmology" looks as if it could provide benefits worldwide.

Canadian hearing-test app for Third World finding new uses here

A simple, Canadian-developed iPad app to diagnose hearing loss in children in the developing world has come full circle. Back home to Canada, its creators realize it can save Western health-care systems both time and money.

Smartphones can blast your hearing, health report warns

Over a billion young people are at risk for permanent hearing loss, the World Health Organization warns. One of the main culprits is the smartphone.