Daily Health Headlines

March 1, 2017

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TORONTO STAR

Former head of Motherisk program under investigation by medical regulator

Bullying among Ontario doctors ‘reprehensible,’ says Canadian Medical Association

It’s a boy! The Star’s surrogacy series wraps up with the birth of baby Noah

Abusive behaviour by doctors is never acceptable: Walley

Doctors’ foul behaviour has shaken public confidence: Mallick

Another case of the mumps brings Toronto outbreak total to 18

Doctors should take more active role in preventing kids, teens from smoking: task force

Nutrition a challenge for many cancer patients navigating the ‘cancer-specific’ diet

THE GLOBE AND MAIL

Why sitting down may not be as bad for you as you thought

Health officials urged to help prevent Canadian youth from smoking

How much protein is too much?

Without rare-disease policy, patients in Canada face steep costs for drugs

CBC

'I feel like a failure': Moms still being shamed for choosing formula over breastfeeding

'Strong evidence' of link between obesity and some major cancers, new study finds

Hospital's gender gap hasn't improved in 15 years

Implant offers new help for blurry close-up vision

Universal public coverage of essential drugs would improve health care, research suggests

'Super-high' levels of mercury still leaking near Grassy Narrows, report suggests

CTV

Health coalition calls for ban on paid plasma clinics in B.C.

New help for that bane of middle-age: blurry close-up vision

Gene therapy to fight a blood cancer succeeds in major study

Rise of nutrition myths becoming a problem for cancer doctors

Mumps outbreak in Manitoba prompts alert, may spread to Saskatchewan

Diet that mimics fasting could reverse diabetes, study finds

GLOBAL

Federal government’s pot czar visits London

Toronto Public Health confirms additional case of mumps

Woman allegedly shamed by photographer for undergoing C-section, sparks debate

These are the 12 bacteria the world should be gravely worried about, the WHO warns

Everything you need to know about mumps and why it’s making a comeback

Young women with eating disorders aren’t getting the help they need, study says

NEW YORK TIMES

Colon and Rectal Cancers Rising in Young People

Deadly, Drug-Resistant ‘Superbugs’ Pose Huge Threat, W.H.O. Says

Influential Health Fund Reboots Its Search for a Leader

Frequent, Brisk Walks May Aid Those With Early Alzheimer’s

STAT

Do doctors’ other motivations, like the need for sleep, affect patient care?

Human cases of bird flu are surging, alarming public health officials

It’s easy money: Lab offers doctors up to $144,000 a year to push dubious genetic tests, employees say

A patient with a rare disease will get a private meeting with Trump

THE CONVERSATION

Decades into diabetes, insulin therapy still hard to manage

Explainer: what is VX nerve agent and how does it work?

VOX

Trump begins dismantling Obama’s EPA rules today. First up: the Clean Water Rule.

The 12 most dangerous superbugs, ranked by the WHO

Trump used a rare disease survivor to take a shot at the FDA

NPR

Some See 'Flat-Fee Primary Care' As A GOP-Friendly Way To Provide Routine Care

What If You Could Take It With You? Health Insurance, That Is

Why Are More Young Americans Getting Colon Cancer?


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