CBC News health
'Troubling signs': Health Canada to review tobacco strategy as smoking rate spikes
Health Canada is looking for outside experts to review its tobacco control strategy — a federal program that appears to have hit a wall after years of helping to drive down smoking rates.
Pediatricians call for ban on flavoured vaping products — but Health Canada isn't going there
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is restricting sales of most e-cigarette flavours to areas of stores where people under age 18 aren't allowed to enter. Canada is not adopting those same restrictions.
Complaint filed against Surrey, B.C., naturopath-turned-councillor who campaigned as 'physician'
A newly elected member of Surrey’s city council who campaigned as a “community physician” without always revealing that she is a naturopath is now the subject of a complaint to her regulatory body.
How a Canadian medical breakthrough became the world's most expensive drug — and then quickly disappeared
Glybera is one of Canada's great scientific achievements that you have probably never heard about. UBC scientists spent decades developing the world’s first approved gene therapy. It is safe. It could save lives. But it's no longer available anywhere in the world — $1 million per dose was a problem.
Hospitals profiting from private cord blood bank didn't disclose financial ties to patients
50 B.C. chiropractors refuse to remove misleading claims from websites, face possible discipline
Antibiotic resistance a serious health-care threat to Canadians, experts say
Doctors' group slams move to allow employers to require doctor's note for minor illnesses
London hospital staff call on labour minister to step in on purple armband issue
Crucial for health system, many caregivers are struggling financially and emotionally, report says
Early data suggest no spike in pot-impaired driving after legalization, police say
Veterans Affairs reverses decision, opens beds for Allied war vets
The Testimatic lets doctors check for testicular cancer — without any awkward eye contact
The million dollar drug that patients can't access
Substance use costs $1,000 to $2,600 per person in Canada each year, study says
Juul curbs sales of some e-cigarette flavours, but not in Canada
Bridging the 'genomic divide': Lack of Indigenous DNA data a challenge for researchers
Canada's first successful heart transplant was 50 years ago this week. Here's how it happened
Pharmacies want to give $15 strep throat tests — but pediatricians say they're not accurate enough for kids
Ebola outbreak in Congo expected to last into mid-2019, WHO says
10 people die from illicit drug overdoses every day in Canada, study suggests