Daily Health Headlines

May 29, 2017

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The news release “Telepsychiatry being underused in Ontario by patients and psychiatrists” is based on the study “Implementation and utilisation of telepsychiatry in Ontario: a population-based study


'There is a perception that this age group is healthy, but they're not'

Halton police staff sergeant charged after investigation into drug evidence tampering

No food or drink will transform you into calorie-burning machine — but these can help

25 years ago, Toronto became the centre of the universe . . . for the UV index

Doctors' Notes: A Toronto psychiatrist weighs in on what’s wrong with Netflix show 13 Reasons Why


Here’s one way to improve Indigenous living standards: Break down the digital divide

His unborn child’s genetic problem launched his business

Indigenous babies in Quebec hospitalized at higher rates, study finds 


Medical journal calls for tighter rules on legal pot to protect youth

SECOND OPINION: Bad news for wine lovers - there's no right way to drink

People with serious food allergies want impostors to stop faking it in restaurants

How telling patients of a possible side-effect may make it more likely


Critics push back against hepatitis C screening advice, say boomers should be tested

Advocate calls for chicken irradiation in Canada

City living linked to increased risk of mental health issues in teens

Why a Stage 4 cancer patient is livestreaming her chemo

Families seeking autism service dogs face years-long wait lists 


Reality check: Is a daily glass of wine really good for your health?

Germany to force kindergartens to report parents that fail to seek vaccination advice


Rare Gene Mutations Inspire New Heart Drugs

G.O.P. Health Bill Would Leave 23 Million More Uninsured in a Decade, C.B.O. Says

How Much Sugar Is in a Glass of Wine?

Trump’s Pick for Mental Health ‘Czar’ Highlights Rift


Two years in, what has Apple ResearchKit accomplished?

‘We are not going to enforce our way out of this.’ Experts strategize new ways to fight opioid addiction

The addict brokers: Middlemen profit as desperate patients are ‘treated like paychecks’


Watch Women Shame Men Who Pee In Public

Adult ADHD Can't Be Diagnosed With A Simple Screening Test, Doctors Warn

Handshake-Free Zones Target Spread Of Germs In The Hospital