CBC - Health 'It makes you feel like your role is important,' mom says of her NICU care of twins 2018-02-25T08:00:00.000000000-05:00 Both infants and their parents do better when mom and dad work at the bedside in intensive care to help newborns recover. South Korean women on 'birth strike' as children come with too high a cost 2018-02-25T04:00:00.000000000-05:00 Government efforts to boost South Korea's flagging birth rate have had little effect in a country where social and economic issues leave many women reluctant to have children. Watchdog calls for 'compassionate' parole as prison system adopts new assisted death policy 2018-02-25T04:00:00.000000000-05:00 The federal prison watchdog is urging more "compassionate" parole options and a ban on medically assisted death behind bars as Canada's prison system manages an increasingly sick, mentally ill and elderly inmate population. 'It takes longer to recover from cancer than to be treated,' young adult cancer survivor stresses 2018-02-25T04:00:00.000000000-05:00 Adults who survived childhood cancer are at a higher risk of poor mental health outcomes, Canadian oncologists say in a new study. SECOND OPINION | Long flight? Staying home and binge watching TV? Risk of deep vein thrombosis either way 2018-02-24T08:00:00.000000000-05:00 That deep vein thrombosis risk you've heard about on long flights? It can also happen after binge watching TV, researchers say. Superagers' youthful brains offer clues to keeping sharp 2018-02-23T16:04:23.000000000-05:00 Elite elders are more than just an oddity. There's potential for learning an enormous amount and applying it to the rest of us, including those who may be on a trajectory for some type of neurodegenerative disease, researchers say. 'It's time to heal': Montreal writer wins battle to get insurer to recognize his depression 2018-02-23T15:02:14.000000000-05:00 After being denied coverage for his depression, Samuel Archibald received a call from UQAM's group insurance company, Desjardins, on Thursday morning informing him that they had reviewed his file and accepted his claim. 'It looks to us as though there is a developing country within Canada's borders,' Lancet editor says 2018-02-23T09:42:55.000000000-05:00 Canada's appalling record on Indigenous health is undermining its efforts to be a global health leader, according to the Lancet, a medical journal. Nova Scotia doctor losses snowballing each year, figures show 2018-02-23T04:00:00.000000000-05:00 A CBC News analysis has found Nova Scotia doctors are leaving for other provinces at an accelerating pace, and stemming the outflow could cost tens of millions in salary increases. This child died because a feeding tube was placed in the wrong spot, his family wants answers 2018-02-23T04:00:00.000000000-05:00 A Syrian refugee family that travelled for years through refugee camps in Lebanon and Turkey before arriving in Leamington, Ont. is searching for answers after their five-year-old son died following a routine procedure at Windsor Regional Hospital.