CBC - Health Public transit in Toronto dangerously noisy, study says 2017-11-22T20:00:00.000000000-05:00 The sudden screeches, squeals and clangs that are a regular feature of commuting by public transit in Toronto could be contributing to long-term hearing loss and health effects, according to a new study. Liberals to scrap policy that rejects sick, disabled immigrants 2017-11-22T15:27:17.000000000-05:00 Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen says the government is committed to ditching a policy that rejects immigrants because they're sick or disabled and could be a drag on the health system. Opioid prescriptions in Canada on the rise over last 5 years 2017-11-22T13:14:15.000000000-05:00 Doctors have been prescribing more opioids overall, but giving individual patients fewer doses at one time, a new report says. Toronto hospital to build $30M treatment and research centre for MS patients 2017-11-22T12:57:22.000000000-05:00 St. Michael's Hospital announced on Wednesday it plans to build a $30 million treatment and research centre for multiple sclerosis. Health Canada doesn't know if its dental programs benefit Indigenous Canadians: report 2017-11-22T06:00:00.000000000-05:00 Auditor General Michael Ferguson says First Nations and Inuit populations have nearly twice as much dental disease as other Canadians. Parents can help minimize children's pain from vaccinations, study says 2017-11-22T05:00:06.000000000-05:00 The way parents react when their children get needles not only affects how much distress and pain they experience at that moment, but also during future vaccinations, researchers say. 'You should go kill yourself': People living with facial differences remember bullying as they watch Wonder 2017-11-21T15:32:52.000000000-05:00 As they watched the movie Wonder, starring Jacob Tremblay as a boy with a facial difference, former craniofacial patients saw their own experiences as children. Eight of them had shared their stories with the actor prior to filming. Proposed pot regulations open door to craft growers, licensing non-violent offenders 2017-11-21T12:34:59.000000000-05:00 Federal Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor has released the Liberal government's proposed cannabis regulations opening the door to craft marijuana producers, allowing low-risk offenders to participate in the industry and offering some leeway on packaging. Ikea reminds customers about Malm dresser recall after 8th child dies 2017-11-21T08:58:27.000000000-05:00 Ikea relaunched a recall of 29 million chests and dressers Tuesday after the death of an eighth child. Top safety rating given to 13 new booster seats, only 1 rated 'not recommended' 2017-11-21T05:00:15.000000000-05:00 The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says the vast majority of new booster seats released this year got top marks in terms of safety, and only one brand on the market today should be avoided.