Lyme disease cut short the life of Magnotta Winery co-founder Gabe Magnotta. Now the foundation created in his name has given $1.4 million to the University of Guelph to help prevent and fight the debilitating...

Half of all people who avoid the flu shot do so because they question its importance and effectiveness, a new study from the University of Waterloo reports. The study reviewed Ontario health data from...

Alberta Health Services (AHS) has declared an outbreak of whooping cough (pertussis) in the west part of South Zone, and is reminding all South Zone residents of the importance of immunization to prevent...

The Middlesex-London Health Unit is investigating two cases of individuals with syphilis, one of whom also has an HIV infection, who have engaged in risky sexual behavior. Both individuals have been participating...

Malaria is a serious, potentially life-threatening infection with a mortality rate of 20% in patients infected with the most severe form. However, recently there have been some questions raised regarding...

In collaboration with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Smucker Foods of Canada Corp. today announced a voluntary recall on specific production codes of Golden Temple®, Swad®, and Maya® flour...

In April, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government introduced legislation that would allow adults to possess, share and purchase marijuana, while also strengthening penalties for those...

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is notifying the public of a confirmed case of Mycobacterium chimaera infection in an adult open heart surgery patient. “We are sharing new information about the potential...

The BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) is alerting British Columbians after six people in BC were infected with the same strain of E. coli O121 between February and April, 2017. A sample of flour...

A whooping cough, or pertussis outbreak has been reported in the northwest portion of the Prince Albert Parkland Health Region, according to health officials. Since March, some 200 confirmed and suspected...