New online tool helps Nova Scotians manage tick risk

Even for someone who's used to the presence of ticks, Ally Rhodes's recent experience was disconcerting. Returning from a recent hike near South Rawdon, N.S., Rhodes started checking...

The COVID-19 pandemic is expected to lower the birth rate. Here's why that matters

The COVID-19 pandemic will likely lower Canada's already declining birth rate, and that has implications for everything from how competitive it will be for a child to get a...

Getting a COVID-19 test to see family or friends? Good intentions come with risks,...

Seeing elderly grandparents. Heading to a cottage. Gathering with friends and family. Those are among the reasons why some Canadians are now opting to get tested for COVID-19,...

Manitoba businesses introduce, or reintroduce, safety measures after surge of COVID-19 cases

People looking to work out at Craig Larkins's Winnipeg cycle studio will find they can't use the change rooms, there are fewer spots available, and they won't get towels at...

Black people and other people of colour make up 83% of reported COVID-19 cases...

Black people and other people of colour make up 83 per cent of reported COVID-19 cases while only making up half of Toronto's population, according to the latest data from the city. ...

When a COVID-19 vaccine arrives, which Canadians will get it first?

When the first COVID-19 vaccines become available, there won't be enough for everyone who wants it, both nationally and internationally. We'll take a closer look at the issue...

Salmonella outbreak in Canada linked to American red onions

Health officials have tracked a salmonella outbreak in Canada reported earlier this week to red onions imported from the United States. According to a release from the Public Health Agency...

Rural Canadians face greater disparities from lack of anesthesia care, doctors say

Canadians living in rural or remote communities are at risk of poorer health outcomes due to a shortage of anesthesia services, say researchers calling for a national strategy to...

More countries around the world are seeing a resurgence in coronavirus infections

The latest: While deaths from the coronavirus in the U.S. are mounting rapidly, public health experts are seeing a flicker of good news: The second surge of confirmed...

The 2nd wave is coming. Here's what public health experts say we should expect

For many health specialists in Montreal, a second wave of COVID-19 infections isn't a matter of if but when — and how bad it will be. And some...