CBC - Health Nutella, bacon, roads: It's time to stop being scared by health stories 2017-01-22T17:14:12.000000Z The headlines are irresistible: bacon causes cancer. Nutella causes cancer. Living by a road causes dementia. But there's a problem: while the stories are about legitimate scientific studies, the telling can cause unnecessary panic. Journalist Ben Chu tells us how to properly interpret the news. Public-private ping pong and conflict of interest concerns 2017-01-22T13:00:00.000000Z Second Opinion is a vital dose of the week's news in health and medicine from reporter Kelly Crowe and CBC Health. Why are Canadians over 35 barred from signing up to donate bone marrow? 2017-01-21T19:00:00.000000Z Bone marrow donation is often the last hope of survival for leukemia patients like seven-year-old Joshua Weekes, who died earlier this week after being unable to find a donor. Loss of business could force McDonald's to reconsider nut decision, food security expert says 2017-01-21T16:00:00.000000Z A food safety expert says the backlash against McDonald's for its decision to add nuts that are not individually packaged to some menu items may force the fast-food chain to reverse its decision. An American woman just died from a superbug resistant to 26 different antibiotics 2017-01-20T22:16:51.000000Z Last week, public health officials announced that a woman in Nevada had died from a superbug resistant to every available antibiotic in the United States. Lance Price is the Director of the Antibiotic Resistance Action Center at George Washington University and he's working on solutions to what he c... Rare rat virus infects 8 people in U.S. 2017-01-20T21:02:14.000000Z Eight people who worked at several rat-breeding facilities in Illinois and Wisconsin have been infected with a virus, CDC says. Fed up with combative Gaétan Barrette, medical specialists want new bargaining partner 2017-01-20T19:20:07.000000Z Quebec's medical specialists are pushing back against Health Minister Gaétan Barrette and what they call his unilateral approach to negotiations after ending extra-billing. 'This has not been an easy journey': Saskatoon woman welcomes review into sterilization 2017-01-20T17:01:23.000000Z A Saskatoon woman who says she was sterilized against her will is welcoming the launch of an external review of the Saskatoon Health Region's tubal ligation policies. Global coalition aims to outpace epidemics with new vaccines 2017-01-20T14:39:40.000000Z New alliance launches to finance and coordinate the development of vaccines to prevent and contain infectious disease epidemics. Toronto Public Health investigates after dozens of college students treated for stomach illness 2017-01-20T12:43:51.000000Z Toronto Public Health is investigating after more than 70 Humber College students at a campus residence fell ill with some type of gastrointestinal illness. The cause of the sudden outbreak remains unknown.