As one of the biggest recipients of public revenues, health care plays a major role in Canada’s economic performance.
Physicians can take practical steps to help patients counter social or economic barriers to good health.
Canada’s obesity rates have reached alarming levels and are continuing to rise, a UBC study shows.
The federal government is proposing cigarette package-type warnings on tanning beds to warn users of health risks.
A health care task force recommends screening for cervical cancer at a later age than what was deemed necessary before.
Health Canada has a warning for those looking to lose weight: Watch out for unauthorized weight-loss products.
Lifestyle choices and a publicly-funded health care system are seen as important factors affecting health of Canadians.
Given Canada spends so much relative to its economy, you might expect that Canadians receive world-class access to health care.