CBC - Health Skeletons say arthritis isn't about aging - it's about activity 2017-08-19T12:00:33.000000000-04:00 A new study of old skeletons suggests that the recent increase in arthritis is about lifestyle, not aging or obesity. SECOND OPINION | Your life is leaving genetic scars that might show up in your child's genes 2017-08-19T08:00:00.000000000-04:00 Scientists now know that the mere act of living leaves molecular scars on our genes; and in medical history, Canadians discovered a chemotherapy drug in a Jamaican periwinkle plant that arrived in the mail. Technology allows visually impaired, blind to experience solar eclipse 2017-08-19T05:00:00.000000000-04:00 Seeing next week's total solar eclipse isn't the only way to experience it. Two projects were developed to allow the visually impaired and blind be part of the astronomical event. How a Toronto hospital uses virtual reality to grant dying patients a last wish 2017-08-19T05:00:00.000000000-04:00 A Toronto IT consultant has dedicated himself to taking hospital patients outside of their rooms using custom-made movies and a set of virtual reality goggles. 'We don't have any backroom meetings,' Health Canada says as Food Guide consultations end 2017-08-18T10:19:39.000000000-04:00 Health Canada wants to assure the public it has taken steps to ensure its Food Guide consultations are free of potential conflicts-of-interest. Man who faked physiotherapy licence recently worked at Halifax clinic using alias 2017-08-18T05:00:00.000000000-04:00 A man with a lengthy history of faking his physiotherapy credentials, including during his time in the Canadian Forces, was until recently working under an assumed name as a manager in Atlantic Canada's largest hospital system, CBC News has learned. Move it! Too much standing is bad, study finds 2017-08-18T05:00:00.000000000-04:00 Is standing the new sitting? a study suggests excessive standing also has adverse health effects. Federal government program to match funds for East Africa garners $21.3M in donations 2017-08-17T18:26:40.000000000-04:00 International Development Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau says a federal program to match donations for the East African famine generated $21.3 million from Canadians. Mylan, U.S. finalize $465 million EpiPen settlement 2017-08-17T13:39:32.000000000-04:00 Mylan finalizes settlement with the U.S. Justice Department, resolving claims it overcharged the government for its EpiPen. Science Says: DNA test results like 23andMe's may not lead to healthy behaviours 2017-08-17T12:56:55.000000000-04:00 If you learned your DNA made you more susceptible to getting a disease, wouldn't you work to stay healthy?