CBC - Health Montreal schizophrenia patients face their demons through virtual reality 2017-05-23T19:00:00.000000000-04:00 An experimental treatment being piloted at Montreal's Philippe-Pinel Institute allows psychiatric patients to interact with avatars designed by them, to learn to suppress their inner voices. 'Reassure them': Parents urged to tell kids they're safe after news of Manchester attack 2017-05-23T13:10:33.000000000-04:00 Psychologists and other experts give tips to parents and other adults grappling with how to respond to questions from children about attacks like the deadly one in Manchester, England, last night after the end of a concert by American pop singer Ariana Grande. 'Avocado hand' injuries nothing to roll your eyes at, Calgary doctor says 2017-05-23T12:18:09.000000000-04:00 If you thought deep frying a turkey was dangerous, try making a bowl of guacamole. Cutting avocados is causing serious hand injuries. “It’s a real thing and it can actually be pretty bad,” says Calgary doctor Raj Bhardwaj. Ethiopian wins vote to be first African head of WHO 2017-05-23T09:45:47.000000000-04:00 Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, a former health minister and foreign minister of Ethiopia, won an election on Tuesday to head the World Health Organization Spreading the love: Deer Lake to change its name to Islaview for a day 2017-05-23T05:30:00.000000000-04:00 For May 26, the Town of Deer Lake will be called "Islaview" to support Isla Short, a three-year-old girl battling severe cancer. 'Worst kind of helplessness': Family struggles to find support for autistic, self-harming teen 2017-05-23T05:06:05.000000000-04:00 A northern Ontario family is desperately searching for help after being told their severely autistic, nonverbal teenage daughter will not be able to return to her community care residence because of self-injurious behaviour. Expanded roles for paramedics being considered by N.L. health minister 2017-05-23T04:59:00.000000000-04:00 Paramedics who make house calls for blood pressure and blood sugar checks? N.L.'s health minister hopes so. Space-preserved sperm: It's a thing, scientists say, after successful experiment with mice 2017-05-22T15:52:37.000000000-04:00 The freeze-dried sperm samples were launched in 2013 to the International Space Station and returned to Earth in 2014. Ebola death toll in remote Congo likely has risen to 4, WHO says 2017-05-22T13:51:19.000000000-04:00 A fourth person has likely died from Ebola in remote northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization (WHO) said. Pressure on Hamilton paramedics rising as city's senior population grows 2017-05-21T13:05:01.000000000-04:00 Hamilton’s population is older than the rest of the province — and it’s starting to take a toll on paramedics in the city.