CBC - Health Groups on both sides of assisted-death debate want more transparency 2017-04-22T16:44:50.000000Z Advocates on both sides of the medically assisted dying debate say the Nova Scotia Health Authority should be more transparent about patients who apply to end their lives. Why food recalls may seem more frequent 2017-04-22T12:11:47.000000Z Technological advances make it easier to spot DNA from food pathogens, but it takes an old-fashioned technique to tell if they're causing harm. Miss Vickie's recalls jalapeno-flavoured chips due to salmonella risk 2017-04-22T10:50:49.000000Z Miss Vickie’s is voluntarily recalling its jalapeno-flavoured, kettle-cooked potato chips due to the potential presence of salmonella in a seasoning used in the product. Canadian scientists stung by funding cuts have their own reasons to march this weekend 2017-04-21T23:15:37.000000Z Even though scientists in 18 Canadian cities plan to block traffic, carry signs and behave like people demonstrating "against" something this Saturday, organizers of the March for Science are hesitant to call it a protest. Health, legal implications of weed still murky this 420 2017-04-21T01:45:03.000000Z Revellers marking 420 this year celebrated the federal bill announced last week that will legalize marijuana — but others say the legal and health implications of the law remain hazy. New Brunswick 'totally unprepared' for fentanyl crisis, critic says 2017-04-20T22:32:05.000000Z The New Brunswick government says it is taking the threat of a fentanyl overdose crisis seriously. But its plan to combat the crisis remains a mystery. How cycling to work could save thousands of lives a year 2017-04-20T18:41:03.000000Z Commuters who cycle to work could cut their risk of cancer, heart disease and premature death substantially, U.K. researchers have found. Expert panel recommends abortion pill should be free 2017-04-20T18:28:18.000000Z An expert committee appointed by provincial and federal governments concludes the abortion drug Mifegymiso should be paid for by the public health-care system after a review of its efficacy and safety. Abuse changes women's brains — but exactly how isn't known 2017-04-20T15:34:57.000000Z Between 30 and 80 percent of women who survive intimate partner violence may have a traumatic brain injury — but there’s almost no research into how such an injury specifically affects women, according to Angela Colantonio, who helps lead an international task force on girls and women with acquired ... Canadian researchers find new compound to potentially fight antibiotic-resistant infections 2017-04-20T11:00:00.000000Z Two scientists at St. Boniface Hospital in Winnipeg have discovered a compound that they hope will eventually help in the fight against antibiotic-resistant infections.