Could a common treatment for joint pain do more harm than good?

Six million Canadians suffer from arthritis, but that number could climb to nine million by 2040, according to the Arthritis Society. (Mike Yoder/The Lawrence Journal-World/AP) This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, a weekly roundup of eclectic and under-the-radar health...

Heartburn drug Zantac recalled in Canada, U.S. over contamination fears

Drugmaker Sanofi is recalling its over-the-counter heartburn drug Zantac in Canada and the U.S. because of possible contamination with a cancer-causing chemical. (Wilfredo Lee/The Associated Press) Drugmaker Sanofi is recalling its over-the-counter heartburn drug Zantac in the U.S. and Canada...

Johnson & Johnson recalls baby powder in U.S. as a precaution

A bottle of Johnson and Johnson Baby Powder is seen in a photo illustration taken in New York in 2016. The company has recalled one lot in response to U.S. government testing indicating sub-trace levels of asbestos in samples from...

Johnson & Johnson recalls baby powder as a precaution

A bottle of Johnson and Johnson Baby Powder is seen in a photo illustration taken in New York in 2016. The company has recalled one lot in response to U.S. government testing indicating sub-trace levels of asbestos in samples from...

Johnson & Johnson recalls baby powder as a precaution in U.S.

A bottle of Johnson and Johnson Baby Powder is seen in a photo illustration taken in New York in 2016. The company has recalled one lot in response to U.S. government testing indicating sub-trace levels of asbestos in samples from...

Ebola in Congo still qualifies as global emergency, World Health Organization says

In this April, 16, 2019 photo, an Ebola health worker is seen at a treatment centre in Beni, Eastern Congo. The World Health Organization said Friday the country's outbreak remains 'complex and dangerous.' (Kudra Maliro/Associated Press) The World Health Organization...

World’s 1st Ebola vaccine gets green light from EU regulator

A health worker fills a syringe with Ebola vaccine before injecting it to a patient, in Goma, Congo, on Aug. 5, 2019. (Baz Ratner/Reuters) The European Medicines Agency has recommended that the world's first Ebola vaccine be approved, after it...

Juul suspends sales of fruit, dessert flavours for e-cigarettes in U.S.

A Juul advertisement at a convenience store in Toronto. (Michael Wilson/CBC) Juul Labs will stop selling fruit and dessert flavors for its electronic cigarettes in the U.S. The voluntary step announced Thursday is the company's latest concession as it tries to...

Juul suspends online sales of fruit, dessert flavours for e-cigarettes in U.S.

Juul is dealing with political backlash over the impact its flavoured-nicotine products may be having on young people. (Michael Wilson/CBC) Juul Labs will stop online sales of fruit and dessert flavours for its electronic cigarettes in the U.S., nearly a...

Beef recall expands as federal food agency investigation into Toronto slaughterhouse continues

Ryding-Regency Meat Packers Ltd.is shown in Toronto, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. (Cole Burston/The Canadian Press) A large recall of raw beef and veal products continued to expand this week with food safety watchdogs in Canada and the United States issuing safety...
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