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Toddlers need at least 3 hours of physical activity a day, new guidelines suggest

New guidelines released by Canadian researchers on Monday say kids aged one to four should get at

'My son is not a statistic': Mothers send pictures of fentanyl victims to Justin Trudeau

When Irene Patterson’s son Roger Wong didn’t show up for a baseball game the two had planned to

SECOND OPINION | 'Phantom' research paper cited at least 400 times by scientists

Here’s this week’s round-up of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news. If you haven’t

Jesse Jackson reveals he has Parkinson's disease

Rev. Jesse Jackson disclosed publicly Friday that he has been seeking outpatient care for two years

Newly available drug secobarbital could boost number of self-administered assisted deaths

Only a tiny percentage of Canadians who’ve received medical assistance to end their lives has chosen

Overdose calls jump 28% but Toronto police still aren't carrying naloxone kits

There is a renewed push to equip Toronto police officers with naloxone kits after a report

Unapproved stem cell therapies on the market in Canada

Private clinics are performing unproven stem cell procedures on patients across Canada as the technology outpaces Health

Scientists try for 1st time to edit man's genes inside his body

Scientists for the first time have tried editing a gene inside the body in a bold

Health Canada toughens green tea extract warnings

Health Canada is ordering a more explicit warning on labels of green tea extract products over concerns about

Liberals say they'll back prescription heroin, drug checking services to fight opioid crisis

The federal government will support new treatment options for drug addicts, including giving them prescription opioids