The Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) has been notified of cases of mumps in some communities in the region. Mumps is a viral illness that can be prevented by vaccination. There is no treatment for mumps. The...

Nova Scotia health authorities are investigating a case of measles in the Halifax/Dartmouth area. It has not yet been determined how the individual contracted measles. As part of the routine investigation...

Eastern Health is advising the public of an increase in cases of parotitis and mumps in the eastern region of Newfoundland and Labrador. Since December 2017, there have been 19 cases of parotitis reported...

Over half of Canadian youth and young adults who have consumed energy drinks have experienced negative health effects as a result, according to a study from the University of Waterloo. In a nationwide...

In a follow-up on the Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O157:H7 (STEC O157:H7) outbreak in the United States, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), several states, and the U.S. Food and...

Alberta Health Services (AHS) has confirmed a case of hepatitis A in a food handler working at a Safeway located at 610 Big Rock Lane in Okotoks. Patrons who consumed donuts purchased from the bulk bins...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in collaboration with the Food and Drug Administration and state health departments, reported today that they are investigating  a multistate outbreak...

The number outbreak cases of Escherichia coli O157 linked to the consumption of romaine lettuce in Canada has increased by 10 since our last report, bringing the total to 40. The additional cases were...

In a follow-up on the Escherichia coli O157, or E. coli O157 multi-province outbreak, Canadian health officials have reported and additional nine cases, two additional provinces and a fatality. The...

Twenty-one people in three Canadian provinces have been sickened with Escherichia coli O157, or E. coli O157, according to health officials and the culprit appears to be romaine lettuce. Currently,...