CBC - Health Ontario budget 2017: Free prescription drugs for anyone under 25, a first of its kind, Liberals say 2017-04-27T16:21:16.000000000-04:00 All Ontario children and adults younger than 25 will have their full prescription drug costs covered by a new provincial pharmacare program, regardless of family income or whether they already have private insurance. Fatal fentanyl overdose data lacking from across Canada, federal health minister says 2017-04-27T10:08:40.000000000-04:00 Federal Health Minister Jane Philpott says she's aiming to release statistics on overdose deaths in Canada but is frustrated with provinces and territories that haven't provided data in the midst of an unprecedented public health crisis. Medical marijuana middlemen: How specialty clinics cash in on legal prescriptions 2017-04-27T05:00:00.000000000-04:00 Clinics that prescribe legal medical marijuana have become a specialty business across Canada — a phenomenon that has raised a few ethical concerns. DIY braces trend makes B.C. orthodontists grit their teeth 2017-04-26T21:10:38.000000000-04:00 A U.S. report found nearly 13 per cent of orthodontists are seeing patients who have tried DIY teeth straightening using things like rubber bands, dental floss, fishing line and paper clips. Energy drinks' non-caffeine ingredients may affect heart 2017-04-26T18:33:43.000000000-04:00 Healthy adults who drank two cans of energy drinks showed short-term changes in electrical activity of their hearts compared with drinking the same amount of caffeine. Province, city to compensate North Battleford, Sask., tainted water victims 2017-04-26T12:08:35.000000000-04:00 The Government of Saskatchewan and the City of North Battleford are set to compensate young people who became sick in the city's 2001 tainted water scandal. Pie, tart shells from Edmonton bakery recalled nationally due to E. coli scare 2017-04-26T08:58:04.000000000-04:00 Various brands of pie and tart shells produced by an Edmonton bakery and sold across Canada and are being recalled due to E. coli fears. Scientists successfully grow lambs in artificial womb, offering hope for preemies 2017-04-25T19:08:48.000000000-04:00 Researchers are creating an artificial womb to improve care for extremely premature babies — and animal testing suggests the first-of-its-kind watery incubation so closely mimics mom that it just might work. Pass the butter: Cutting saturated fat does not reduce heart disease risk, cardiologists say 2017-04-25T18:59:54.000000000-04:00 The belief that saturated fat in foods such as butter and cheese clogs arteries is "just plain wrong," say cardiologists with a broader lifestyle focus on how to stay healthy. 'We felt like screaming': Wife says crowded hospital failed her dying husband 2017-04-25T13:01:05.000000000-04:00 A Halifax woman says overcrowding at the city's largest hospital left her husband suffering a series of indignities and delayed care during his last days of life.