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Super Awesome Science Show: Social media

Social media has become an integral part of most of our lives, although not always for the better. Read More…

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Will weed edge out alcohol? Here’s why there’s no sign of it so far

There’s little evidence so far of many people drinking less to make room for legal cannabis, largely because people use…

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Dust mites live in your mattress — here’s how to protect your skin

House dust mites are microscopic insects that live in your mattress, and they’re nearly impossible to extinguish. Read More source

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Big pharma paid $151M to doctors, hospitals in 2017-18, but we don’t know who got paid or why

There are a number of ways drug companies can pay doctors for work, including delivering speeches and participating in clinical…

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Listeria contamination concerns prompt recall of Rosemount brand diced chicken

The suspect product was sold in most, and possibly all provinces. Read More source

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How certain C. difficile strains have evolved to live in your hospital room

Researchers say that a type of C. difficile is well-adapted to survive in hospitals, and it’s on the verge of…

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‘A quiet epidemic’: Why so many Canadians experience knee pain

We’ve all joked about “bad knees” as we age, but some doctors say there is not enough awareness around knee…

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What happens to your body when you stop eating sugar?

You’re not supposed to eat more than 12 teaspoons of sugar per day. A can of soda has 10 teaspoons.…

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Possibility of insects prompts recall of certain Kraft Heinz baby food

The agency says the baby food was sold in British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Ontario, Quebec and Newfoundland and Labrador. Read More…

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Contrary to widespread belief, cannabis addiction is possible. Here’s what it’s like

Lots of people think cannabis can’t be physically addictive. So did two people we talked to — until experience taught…

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ADHD in adults can be life-threatening when left untreated: experts

There continues to be stigma around ADHD, preventing adults from seeking help, doctors say. Read More source

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U.S. doctors investigating lung illnesses they think are linked to vaping

Doctors are looking into 50 cases of breathing illness across the U.S. they think might be related to vaping. Read…

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‘Silent strokes’ common in seniors after surgery: study

Older adults often experience small strokes after elective surgery, a new study has found. Read More source

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Alcohol, cigarettes may be worse for sleep than coffee: study

Smoking may affect people with insomnia even more, a new study finds. Read More source

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CFIA says ‘zombie deer disease’ isn’t in Canadian meat. Here’s why some experts are still worried

According to some advocates and researchers, the disease is adapting and warrants more scrutiny and preventative action. Read More source

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New Weight Watchers app for kids could cause ‘body dissatisfaction,’ expert says

WW (formerly known as Weight Watchers) released a weight-loss app for youth aged eight to 17 called Kurbo. Read More…

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From chicken to tofu, how to marinate just about anything

Marinades turn plain dishes into great dinners. Read More source

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Chrissy Teigen got Botox in her armpits to prevent sweating, but does it work?

“Truly best move I have ever made,” the celebrity wrote on Instagram. Read More source

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