Health

Lifestyle Tonight
in Prime Time

HALIFAX - Nova Scotia's government has brought in new regulations that increase its authority to ensure child care staff have received criminal record checks before they're allowed to work with childr

CHICAGO - Doctors joke that if you're going to have a heart attack, the safest place would be at a big national gathering of heart specialists.

TORONTO - Smoke it, toke it, vape it, eat it — marijuana, it seems, is going mainstream.

Once widely reviled by society at large as the demon weed, medical-grade cannabis is now available through fed

HALIFAX - Marijuana remains the drug of choice for members of the Canadian army, based on the Force's latest blind drug testing report that also found cocaine is gaining popularity among some members.

VANCOUVER - Poultry producers are assuring B.C.

CALGARY - Alberta Premier Jim Prentice says a number of capital projects, including a new cancer-care centre in Calgary, may have to be delayed due to falling oil prices.

Prentice says the government

TORONTO - The federal government says Canadian Armed Forces health-care workers and support staff will travel to Sierra Leone on Saturday to begin an Ebola-related mission.

As well, the government sa

MONTREAL - Mavis McArdle says she doesn't feel weird at all that a pig's liver helped save her life.

"No!

VICTORIA - A Victoria labour lawyer says a Liberal government probe that prompted the firings or suspensions of seven health researchers was second-rate and closed-minded.

Marcia McNeil's report conc

FREDERICTON - New Brunswick's health minister says increased access to publicly funded abortions is expected to cost the province between $500,000 and $700,000 more per year.

Victor Boudreau says 900